Posts by Virginia

Fifteen finalists revealed in Belarus

After two days of auditions, the Belarusian jury has selected the finalists to compete at the Eurofest 2015 to be held on the 26th of December. There are several familiar faces from previous Eurovision national finals among the fifteen acts and Alexander Rybak is on the list of composers. BTRC, the national broadcaster of Belarus,… Read more

Amber selected as the Maltese entrant for Vienna with Warrior

After a great show from the Marsa Shipbuilding, Amber gained the most points tonight and therefore she was granted the honour of representing Malta with her song Warrior at the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest to be held in Vienna next May. The final of the Malta Eurovision Song Contest for the selection of the Maltese… Read more

Daniel Kajmakoski to represent F.Y.R. Macedonia in Vienna

Last evening the national final season for 2015 officially kicked off and the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia hosted Skopje Fest 2014 to decide who would be their entrant for the upcoming Eurovision Song Contest. Daniel Kajmakoski was selected to fly the Macedonian flag in Vienna next May. The broadcast started at 20:15 CET from… Read more

Former Eurovision participants sing for charity on new album Kiss & Love

More than 120 artists, entertainers and celebrities have joined a charity project to raise funds to fight AIDS and many of them have recorded duets which are included on this album. Among them we find some former Eurovision representatives from France, Luxembourg and Belgium. This year, the French organization Sidaction that fights against AIDS and… Read more

Lordi releases new album Scare Force One on Halloween

Lordi, the Finnish monster rockers who won the Eurovision Song Contest in 2006, are back with their seventh studio album Scare Force One. In order to celebrate the release of the new album, the band will perform a concert on the 1st of November at The Circus in Helsinki. Lordi won the Eurovision Song Contest… Read more

Knez to represent Montenegro in Vienna

We have the first artist for the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest! The Montenegrin national broadcaster, RTCG, held a special press conference in Podgorica yesterday where their next Eurovision entrant was presented. It is Knez who will fly the Montenegrin flag in Vienna. RTCG has decided to select their next Eurovision Song Contest representative internally like… Read more

Amaury Vassili pays tribute to Mike Brant on his new album

Amaury Vassili is back with his fourth studio album which is a brilliant tribute to Mike Brant, the Israeli singer who achieved fame in France in the 70s. It compiles all greatest hits from Mike Brant including a virtual duet and an unreleased song. The young tenor who represented France at the Eurovision Song Contest… Read more

Serbia announces national selection details

Serbian broadcaster RTS has revealed that the Serbian entry for the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest will be chosen in a competition between three songs composed by Vladimir Graić and three singers. Two of them will be established artists but there is also a chance for newcomers. The Serbian broadcaster confirmed a few weeks ago the… Read more

Ruth Lorenzo releases brand new album Planeta Azul

Everything is ready for the release of Planeta Azul (Blue Planet), the hotly anticipated debut album from Ruth Lorenzo which is scheduled for tomorrow. She has been working on this album for five years and all the songs have been written by Ruth herself. It has been a very difficult journey for Ruth Lorenzo who,… Read more

Federica Falzon presents her Junior Eurovision entry Diamonds

Federica Falzon will be representing Malta on home soil with the song Diamonds which has now premiered. It is a wonderful and evocative song, sung entirely in English, with expressive and dramatic melodies and a pop opera style that we have never heard before at the Junior Eurovision. Diamonds is the title of the song… Read more

Moldova announces the dates of their national selection

TRM has announced the rules and dates for next year’s Moldovan national selection. Songs can be sent in to the broadcaster until the 15th of December. The semi-finals will be held on the 24th and 26th of February and the national final will take place on the 28th of February. Like in recent years, the… Read more

Softengine release their debut album, We Created The World

Softengine, the young rock band that represented Finland at the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest, will release their debut album, We Created The World, on the 17th of October. This album will definitely take the band to a whole new level, musically, song wise and in terms of production. With this new album the Finish rock… Read more

Raphael revisits old hits for new album, De Amor & Desamor

Raphael has a status close to that of a living legend being one of the most important artists in the Spanish music scene of all time. On this brand new album, he has re-recorded some of his classic hits giving an interesting twist to his most iconic songs. Raphael has represented Spain twice at the… Read more

Željko Joksimović and Tony Cetinski release a duet, Zabluda

Željko Joksimović and Tony Cetinski have been friends for many years and, during this time, they have always been thinking about a musical project together. Finally, here is their first single, Zabluda, which is a prelude to a joint concert that will take place later this month in Serbia. Two of the most famous singers of… Read more

Malta: Twenty semi-finalists announced

The qualifying artists were presented one by one last evening at the tv show Xarabank where each of them performed a snippet of their songs. Among the twenty acts are several familiar faces including former Eurovision representatives Ludwig Galea, Glen Vella and Gianluca Bezzina. The Maltese broadcaster, PBS, has received 134 submissions for the upcoming… Read more

FYR Macedonia announces twenty finalists for Skopje Festival

The Macedonian broadcaster has revealed the names of the twenty acts that will participate at this year’s Skopje Festival which will take place on the 12th of November. Among them there are some of the most established artists of the national music scene and some familiar faces for Eurovision fans. MRT, the FYR Macedonian broadcaster,… Read more

Firelight release debut album, Backdrop Of Life

The Maltese representative at the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest, Firelight, has just released their debut album called Bakdrop Of Life. It contains eleven brand new songs and all the members of the band have been fully involved in the making of each track. Since the folk band Firelight won the Maltese national final back in… Read more

Cyprus present 2014 Junior Eurovision entry I Pio Omorfi Mera

Sophia Patsalides was chosen internally by Cypriot broadcaster CyBC back in July and her Junior Eurovision entry has been officially presented earlier today. It is an upbeat song called I Pio Omorfi Mera which means The Most Wonderful Day. Last July, CyBC officially announced that Cyprus would return to the Junior Eurovision Song Contest after… Read more

Details about Eesti Laul 2015 announced by broadcaster ERR

The Estonian broadcaster has revealed the dates and set up regarding their national selection for the upcoming Eurovision Song Contest. The winner will be found on the 21st of February and there will be three super-finalists instead of two so the audience will have more options to choose from. Next year’s Estonian representative and song… Read more

Peret, the king of the Catalan rumba, passes away

Pere Pubill Calaf, better known as Peret, has passed away today in Barcelona at the age of 79, due to complications from cancer that had been detected weeks ago. He was one of the most iconic figures of the Spanish music scene and represented Spain at the 1974 Eurovision Song Contest. Peret was a composer,… Read more

Girl trio Sympho-Nick will represent Ukraine in Malta

Last evening in Bukovel the national final to select the Ukrainian representative for the 2014 Junior Eurovision Song Contest was held. Trio Sympho-Nick was the favourite of the audience and the jurors thus they will represent Ukraine in Malta with their song Pryide Vesna. The participants have spent the last days together in a special… Read more

Axel Hirsoux releases first single, Bellissimo, from upcoming album

After representing Belgium in Copenhagen with the moving ballad Mother, Axel Hirsoux has released his new single called Bellissimo. This song has the classic style of his Eurovision entry but his strong voice sounds much more lively keeping his deep and tender tone. Bellissimo, which means Very Beautiful, is a pop ballad that, despite the… Read more