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Eurovision 2013 day 6: Georgia’s second rehearsal

The Georgian entry Waterfalls is one of the dark horses in this year’s Eurovision Song Contest. Could the duo Sopho & Nodi keep up the high expectations during their second rehearsal? In comparison to their first rehearsal the Georgian team has not made any changes in their presentation. When the song starts Sopho and Nodi… Read more

Eurovision 2013 day 6: Israel’s second rehearsal

After some happy sound from Greece Moran Mazor from Israel was next to have her second rehearsal and to perform her dramatic ballad. It seemed to be another reprise of her performance of the Israeli final as well as of her first rehearsal. The song starts with a camera close up of the piano player… Read more

Eurovision 2013 day 6: Bulgaria’s second rehearsal

Next up was the second rehearsal of Bulgaria. Elitsa and Stoyan have not changed their stage presentation since their first rehearsal. It is still very lively, loud and colourful. The duo is joined on stage by three female backing singers in traditional Bulgarian clothes and a bagpipe player. Elitsa and Stoyan give an energetic and… Read more

Eurovision 2013 day 6: Azerbaijan’s second rehearsal

After the first rehearsal Azerbaijan became a hot candidate to win the Eurovision Song Contest again. So how would their second rehearsal be like? The team around the Azeri singer Farid Mammadov have not done any changes in the stage presentation. Farid starts the song sitting on a high glass box. Inside it there is… Read more

Eurovision 2013 day 6: San Marino’s second rehearsal

Valentina Monetta and her team from San Marino just finished their second rehearsal. In comparison to her first rehearsal there were no visible changes and Valentina delivered again a faultless rehearsal. When the songs starts Valentina sits on the floor clasping a lamp. During this part the backdrop is dark with blue and black colours.… Read more

Eurovision 2013 day 5: Belarus’ second rehearsal

Right after Lithuania it was time for Belarus’ second rehearsal. Alyona Lanskaya delivered an energetic performance with lots of things going on on stage. Could this be Belarus’ return to a Eurovision final? The song already starts with pyrotechnics. There is a disco ball on stage with Alyona standing inside it. After some notes she… Read more

Eurovision 2013 day 5: The Netherlands’ second rehearsal

As today’s 8th act the Netherlands just finished their second rehearsal. Popular singer Anouk delivered a very self-confident and flawless, but also very natural performance of her ballad Birds.  On stage Anouk is accompanied by three backing singers. She wears black skinny pants, an oversized black shirt which shows off her tattoos and black ankle… Read more

Elitsa & Stoyan to sing and drum Kismet for Bulgaria

Tonight Bulgaria chose their song for the 2013 Eurovision Song Contest in Malmö. The Bulgarian broadcaster BNT nominated the duo Elitsa & Stoyan internally. They already represented Bulgaria in 2007 and reached the country’s best ranking. They will try to repeat their success in Malmö, this time with their song Kismet. The songs: 1) Dzupai,… Read more

Israel: Three more qualifiers for the final of KDAM 2013 chosen

Tonight the third semi-final of the 2013 KDAM was held. Three more acts qualified for the final which will be held on March 7th. Just like in the two previous semi-finals the fourth ranked will have another chance to reach the final in the second chance round on March 3rd. The songs: 1) Liran Notik… Read more

Natália Kelly to represent Austria in Malmö

Österreich rockt den Songcontest – Austria rocks the song contest! With this slogan the Alpine Republic chose its representative for the 2013 Eurovision Song Contest tonight. Five candidates participated in the national final. Natália Kelly finally won the 50:50 split voting between jury and televoting and will represent the country in Malmö. The songs: (You… Read more

Cascada to sing Glorious for Germany at the 2013 Eurovision Song Contest

Tonight the German final Unser Song für Malmö was held in Hannover. 12 acts competed for the honour of representing Germany at the 2013 Eurovision Song Contest in Malmö. At the end Cascada were the lucky ones who won the very exciting three-part voting of internet, jury and televoting. Germany chose their representative for the… Read more

Austria: Österreich rockt den Songcontest – Get to know the participants

On February 15th Austria will choose their representative for the 2013 Eurovision Song Contest in Malmö. In Vienna five acts will compete to get the treasured ticket and become the successor of the band Trackshittaz. Who are these five acts? EuroVisionary presents them to you. Natália Kelly – Shine Natália Kelly is an 18-year-old student.… Read more

Germany: Unser Song für Malmö – Get to know the participants

After having chosen their representative through casting shows three years in a row Germany will have a conventional national final again. On Valentine’s day – February 14th – 12 acts will compete for the ticket to Malmö in the TUI arena in Hannover. Today EuroVisionary presents you the participating artists. Only three days left until… Read more

Hannah to represent Slovenia at the 2013 Eurovision Song Contest in Malmö – Song presentation on February 14th

Today the Slovenian broadcaster RTVSLO announced that Hannah will be representing the country at the 2013 Eurovision Song Contest in Malmö. Her song will be revealed on February 14th. Five composers have submitted possible entries for her. Hannah Mancini will be the Slovenian representative at the 2013 Eurovision Song Contest in Malmö. This announcement was… Read more

Four Eurovision artists performed at the OGAE Germany meeting in Munich

Last Saturday the German fanclub OGAE Germany organized its annual convention in Munich. About 200 guests enjoyed a varied programme with the performance of four former Eurovision participants Sandra Reemer Friderika Bayer, Tom Dice and Pasha Parfeny being the highlight. OGAE Germany, one of the two German Eurovision fanclubs, held its annual convention last Saturday.… Read more

Five acts to compete in the Austrian final on February 15th

Austria’s national broadcaster ORF announced that five acts will compete to represent their country at the Eurovision Song Contest in Malmö 2013. On February 15th the national final Österreich rockt den Song Contest will be staged in Vienna with a variety of different music styles. The winner will be chosen by televoting. After coming last… Read more

Germany’s song for Malmö to be chosen on February 14th

Unser Song für Malmö (Our song for Malmö) – that is the official title of the German final for the 2013 Eurovision Song Contest. The show will be hosted in Hannover on February 14th. A number of 8-12 known acts will participate and the winner will be chosen in a three-part voting. After three years… Read more

Roberto Bellarosa to represent Belgium in Malmö

For the second time in a row Belgium has chosen their representative for the Eurovision Song Contest internally. Today the TV channel RTBF announced that Roberto Bellarosa, winner of the casting show The Voice will represent the country in Malmö. More details about the song selection will be revealed on November 20th. The 18-year-old singer… Read more

Dino Merlin on tour through some European countries

Dino Merlin, the Bosnian representative at the Eurovision Song Contest 1999 and 2011 tours through some European countries. Until the 15th of December Dino gives five concerts in France, The Netherlands, Switzerland, Austria and Germany. Balkan star Dino Merlin delights his fans abroad giving a few concerts. After three concerts in Luxemburg, Hamburg and Berlin… Read more

Italy confirms participation at the Eurovision Song Contest 2013 in Malmö

RAI, Italy’s national broadcaster finally confirmed that Italy will take part at the Eurovision Song Contest 2013. After the country’s comeback in 2011 there have always been rumours that Italy might withdraw again. Now it is official that there will be an Italian entry in Malmö. Today RAI, the Italian national broadcaster announced that the… Read more

First Eurovision weekend in Berlin was a huge success

Last weekend a big Eurovision event was held in Berlin. As a German-Finnish coproduction of the three fanclubs OGAE Germany, OGAE Finland and EC Germany a varied programme was offered and fans from all over Europe came to the German capital, not only to watch the special guests Lys Assia, Pernilla Karlsson and Ingrid Peters.… Read more