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  • Sweden: SVT begins preparations for Melodifestivalen 2021
    Right after the cancellation of this year’s Eurovision Song Contest, SVT made clear that The Mamas will not represent Sweden in Eurovision 2021. For Sweden, Melodifestivalen is just as big as Eurovision, if not bigger, so the broadcaster didn’t want to cancel Melodifestivalen 2021. SVT...
  • Junior Eurovision: 2020 Dutch finalists announced
    AVROTROS has revealed the 11 candidates that will compete at the Dutch national final for the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2020. They have been selected from live auditions held earlier this year. After going through all the audition rounds, the following performers were chosen to take part in t...
  • Viewing Figures: ‘Europe Shine A Light’ reaches more than 70 million viewers
    After Eurovision 2020 was cancelled, EBU in collaboration with NPO, NOS and AVROTOS, started preparing a special program to pay tribute to Eurovision 2020 contestants, but above all to shine Europe with music. This special program started at 21:00 CEST with a duration of 2 hours. ‘Europe Shi...
  • Norway: Expanded Melodi Grand Prix to return for 2021
    While Norway used 2020 to celebrate the 60th anniversary its beloved Melodi Grand Prix, fans were in for a six week extravanganza filled with 5 semi-finals leading to the grand final night in Trondheim. It was speculated that the expanded format was commemorative and that the one show format would...
  • Spain: Melani García wants to return to Junior Eurovision
    Melani García, who represented Spain at the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2020, has revealed that she’s open to competing at the kids’ music show. The young performer achieved the 3rd place in Gliwice with the song Marte. Yesterday, during an interview with RTVE before ‘Europe ...
  • Junior Eurovision 2020 to take place in Warsaw – Logo and motto revealed
    Viki Gabor has been the one who has just announced the host city of the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2020 during the Europe Shine A Light broadcast. The competition will take place on November 29 in Warsaw, the capital of Poland, under the motto Move The World! The creative concept behind the sl...
  • Lithuania wins OGAE Fan Contest!
    Lithuania has won OGAE Fan Contest, an alternative competition organised by the fan club after the cancellation of the actual Eurovision Song Contest 2020. The Roop was selected to represent Lithuania with the song On Fire: The annual OGAE Poll is the official fan club voting that brings the opini...
  • Tonight: Europe will shine a light from Hilversum!
    Once again the most anticipated Eurovision night of the year has arrived, but this time it will not be as we would have liked. When the 2019 contest ended in Tel Aviv with the victory of Duncan Laurance and we set out for the next edition to be held in The Netherlands, we could have […]
  • Tonight: Watch OGAE Fan Contest results show
    Today OGAE International will reveal the results of its special Fan Contest. After the cancellation of the Eurovision Song Contest 2020, the official fan club released a brand new format to select the fans’ favourite of this year’s edition. The annual OGAE Poll is the official fan club...
  • Czech television confirms Benny Cristo as its representative in Eurovision 2021
    A few minutes ago, the Czech Republic public broadcaster has released a statement through their official Facebook ESCCZ page informing that Benny Cristo will be their representative for Eurovision 2021. Fans and viewers will be able to comment on the song that will represent them next year, implyi...
  • Voting breakdown #eurostream2020 revealed
    With Daði og Gagnamagnið as the winner representing Iceland, the first edition of EuroStream comes to an end, but before that, the organization of the virtual competition has released the disaggregated results of the voting of the three shows eurostream consisted of. SEMI-FINAL 1 You can access ...
  • Iceland and Daði og Gagnamagnið are proclaimed winners of #eurostream2020
    A few minutes ago, the first edition of Eurostream 2020 ended. The European jury and the public selected Daði og Gagnamagnið as the first winner of EuroStream, the online competition organized by some of the large Eurovision news websites in which they have joined forces to celebrate this event ...
  • Live: Grand Final of #Eurostream2020 to be held tonight
    After the celebration of the two semifinals, the final broadcast of EuroStream 2020 Grand Final has arrived, in which 26 countries will compete, just as they would in Eurovision, to proclaim themselves winners of this first edition. Due to the cancellation of this year’s Eurovision Song Contest ...
  • #Eurostream2020: Last 10 qualifiers announced
    The second semi-final of EuroStream 2020, the online project organized by some of the big Eurovision news websites by joining forces to celebrate this event after the cancellation of Eurovision due to the COVID-19 pandemic, took place tonight. In today’s semifinal, 18 countries competed to g...
  • Live: Second Semi-Final of #Eurostream2020 tonight
    Eurostream 2020 continues with the second semifinal in which 18 participants will compete, just as they would have done in Eurovision, to get a place in the final this coming Saturday. Due to the cancellation of this year’s Eurovision Song Contest after the covid-19 crisis, some of the large Eur...
  • #Eurostream2020: First 10 qualifiers announced
    The first semi-final of EuroStream 2020 has taken place tonight. The online festival organized by some of the large Eurovision news websites have joined forces to celebrate this event after the cancellation of Eurovision due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In today’s semifinal, the 17 countries th...
  • Live: First Semi-Final of #Eurostream2020 tonight
    Due to the cancellation of this year’s Eurovision Song Contest after the covid-19 crisis, some of the large Eurovision news websites have joined forces to organize the first edition of EuroStream. Tonight at 21.00h CET will take place live the first semi-final of EuroStream 2020 in which, as...
  • Eurostream 2020 Jury Members and Hosts Revealed
    With the first Semi-Final of Eurostream 2020 only one day away, the organisers and partners can now reveal the full list of music experts who will be in the 41 national juries. All jurors are proven music and/or cultural experts or media pundits in their respective nations, with or without prior E...
  • EXCLUSIVE: Download the Eurovision 2020 ESCplus Handbook!
    The month of May has arrived and although this year we will not be able to celebrate it as usual, the ESCplus team has prepared its traditional Handbook to the Eurovision Song Contest. In it you will find an initial introduction with all the detailed general information regarding the organization ...
  • AfriMusic Song Contest 2020 winner to perform during #EuroStream2020 Grand Final on 9 May
    The partner platforms behind ‘Eurostream 2020’ are excited to announce the interval act for the Grand Final, to be broadcasted live on Saturday 9 May. Nigeria’s Dhortune ThatOndoBoy was crowned winner of the third edition of the ‘AfriMusic Song Contest’. 24 African countries took part in...
  • EuroStream 2020 Semi-Final 2 running order revealed
    After an exciting draw ceremony held by Eurostream 2020 partner EuroWhat? Podcast, the running order for the second Semi-Final is now revealed. The live broadcast of Semi-Final 1 is exactly one week away, and will take place on Tuesday 5 May 2020. This Friday, May 1st, all information regarding th...
  • #EuroStream2020 Semi-Final 1 running order revealed
    After an exciting draw ceremony held by Eurostream 2020 partner website Aussievision, the running order for the first Semi-Final is now revealed. The draw for Semi-Final 2 will take place next week Tuesday, April 28th, again at 20:00 CET on the Facebook page of Eurostream 2020. During the ceremony...
  • The Netherlands: Lenny Kuhr shows her most caring side in the fight against Covid-19
    The planet is immersed in a long struggle to stop the Covid-19 pandemic, the virus that has caused a global health crisis. The Dutch representative and winner of the 1969 Eurovision Song Contest (one of the four winners), Lenny Kuhr has decided to show her most caring side by going to the door of ...
  • Call for spokespersons to announce jury results during ‘Eurostream 2020’ Grand Final
    As previously announced, 50 percent of the total outcome of both Semi-Finals and the Grand Final of ‘Eurostream 2020’ will come from professional juries in the 41 participating countries. We want to include the fan community from all over Europe and beyond, and hereby invite everyone to become...
  • Eurostream 2020: The online alternative contest to unite a Europe without Eurovision
    Following the cancellation of this year’s Eurovision Song Contest due to the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak, several major Eurovision websites have joined forces to organise the first-ever 100% online edition of the Contest. Eurostream 2020 will be held on May 5, 6 and 9. Under the joint name Eurostr...
  • KEiiNO release duet with Electric Fields
    We need all the amazingness that KEiiNO can spare the universe these days, and once again the reigning Eurovision televote winners are back to brighten our days. This time, they have teamed up with Australian band Electric Fields who sought to represent Australia in Eurovision in Tel Aviv the same...
  • Sweden: SVT to host its own 2020 contest
    Eurovision 2020 is officially cancelled but if there is one country that adores this contest, it’s gotta be Sweden. Despite this year’s cancellation, SVT wants to give the Swedish audience a taste of the 2020 edition. An idea and production of Christer Björkman and Edward af Sillén. ...
  • Russia to choose its Junior Eurovision 2020 representative next September
    Russian broadcaster VGTRK has already started to work on electing its next representative for Junior Eurovision 2020 to be held in Poland. As in recent years, Russian television will collaborate with the Igor Krutoy Academy for the selection and organization of the contest. Those interested in tak...
  • EBU to produce “Europe Shine A Light” as a replacement for Eurovision 2020
    After the cancellation of the 2020 contest, the European Broadcasting Union together with its Dutch Members NPO, NOS and AVROTROS are producing a new show, ‘Eurovision: Europe Shine A Light’, to air in place of the Grand Final on Saturday 16 May at 21:00 CET. The show will be hosted by...
  • Official: EBU reveals the future of Eurovision 2020 songs – Further information published
    The EBU has just published further information about the future of the Eurovision Song Contest and the songs that were going to compete in Rotterdam. Following the cancellation of #Eurovision 2020 we’d like to share some news with you from the EBU. – We have been overwhelmed with the love ...

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