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  • Finland: UMK 2021 participants leaked
    The full list of singers that will participate in the Uuden Musiikin Kilpailu 2021 has been leaked on social media. Seven candidates will compete at the Finnish show for Eurovision! The Finnish television has, again, decided to use the UMK to choose their entry for the Eurovision Song Contest, so ...
  • Lithuania: Pabandom Iš Naujo 2021 hosts revealed
    Lithuania is about to kick off its national selection, which for the second year in a row will be called Pabandom Iš Naujo after the success of its first edition in 2020. The Lithuanian public channel, LRT, has revealed the names of the hosts of the four shows that will make up the Lithuanian sel...
  • Sweden: Pernilla Wahlgren joins Melodifestivalen 2021 hosts
    SVT announced today that Pernilla Wahlgren will join the nine hosts of Melodifestivalen 2021. Together with Christer Björkman, in the premiere on February 6th, is Lena Philipsson. Then follows Anis Don Demina and Oscar Zia. Jason Diakité leads semi-final three and Per Andersson with Pernilla Wah...
  • Norway: Listen to the songs competing at MGP’s Semi-Final 1 – Pre-qualified finalists revealed
    NRK has revealed the entries that will compete at the first semi-final of MGP 2021. The Norwegian national selection will be made up of five semi-finals and the Grand Final on 20th February, where the semi-final winners will face six pre-qualified artists. The broadcaster has also revealed the nam...
  • Azerbaijan starts its way to Eurovision 2021
    Today the Azerbaijani public television, Ictimai TV, has revealed that the submission period to send songs for Eurovision 2021 has begun. The winning entry will be performed by Samira Efendi, who has again been chosen for Azerbaijan. The application period will be open until January 19th. Composer...
  • Greece: Stefania to perform ‘Last Dance’ at Eurovision 2021
    ERT has revealed they’ve already selected the song Stefania will perform at the Eurovision Song Contest 2021. The Greek/Dutch singer will bring ‘Last Dance’ representing Greece in May. From all the submissions received, a 5-person jury panel has selected the Greek song for this y...
  • EXCLUSIVE: Check song titles of Lithuania’s Pabandom Iš Naujo 2021 – Running order decided
    Lina Patskočimaitė, Lithuanian delegation head of press, has confirmed to ESCplus the full list of participants Pabandom Iš Naujo 2021 with the titles of the 21 songs they will perform in the contest. Also, she has revealed the running order for the heats of the Lithuanian national selection. T...
  • Israel: Final songs performed by Eden Alene leaked
    The three songs Eden Alene will perform at the Israeli national final have been leaked. You can now enjoy the tracks recorded with the singer’s voice as they will sound in the show on 25th January. Eden Alene won the right to represent her country at the Eurovision Song Contest 2020 after wi...
  • Sweden: Melodifestivalen 2021 hosts revealed
    Eight of Sweden’s biggest stars will lead Melodifestivalen 2021 together with Christer Björkman. First out, in the premiere on February 6th, is Lena Philipsson. Then follows Anis Don Demina and Oscar Zia. Jason Diakité leads semi-final three and Per Andersson semi-final four. Shirley Clamp...
  • Israel: These are the final 3 songs for Eden Alene
    KAN has revealed which three songs have gone through to the final phase of the Israeli song selection. The winning track will be performed by Eden Alene at the Eurovision Song Contest 2021. Eden Alene won the right to represent her country at the Eurovision Song Contest 2020 after winning the nati...
  • Albania: Anxhela Peristeri wins Festivali i Kënges 59!
    Anxhela Peristeri has just won the 59th edition of Festivali i Kënges with the song “Karma”. The Albanian performer has not only won the traditional music festival, but also the right to represent the country at the Eurovision Song Contest 2021, and she has accepted it! 25 songs took ...
  • Lithuania reveals Eurovision 2021 national candidates
    LRT has revealed the list of the candidates that will compete at „Pabandom iš naujo“. In 2021, the last year’s winners The Roop will have another chance as they were given a final spot a few months ago but, who’s joining them at the Lithuanian shows? 23 acts will take part in the ...
  • Tonight: Festivali i Kënges final in Albania
    Today Albania will host the Grand Finale of their traditional Albanian music festival in Tirana. 18 acts qualified from the semifinals will take part at the final of the 59th Festivali i Kënges. For the past two nights, we’ve been able to discover the 25 competing songs of this year’s...
  • Albania: These are the finalists of 59th Festivali i Kënges
    RTSH has published the list of performers that will compete at tomorrow’s final of Festivali i Kënges. Although we will listen to all 25 songs in acoustic today, the 18 candidates that will take part in the final have already been decided. At yesterday’s show, all the competing entrie...
  • Tonight: Festivali i Kënges continues in Albania
    The 59th edition of Festivali i Kënges continues today with the second semi-final. At the second show, all 25 candidates will sing acoustic versions of their songs. Just like in the first semi-final, all the performances will be broadcast pre-recorded. 25 acts are competing at this year’s A...
  • Tonight: Watch Semi-Final 1 of Albania’s Festivali i Kënges
    Today the traditional Festivali i Kënges will kick off with 25 participants competing for the big prize. Once again, the Albanian representative for the Eurovision Song Contest will be selected from this show. This time, however, the performances will be broadcast pre-recorded. 25 participants se...
  • Italy: Meet the participants of Sanremo 2021
    Sanremo 2021 artistic director Amadeus has revealed the acts that will compete at the upcoming edition of the Italian music festival (Campioni). The announcement has taken place at the special show AmaSanRemo, final of Sanremo Giovanni, whose winner will join the line-up of Campioni in M...
  • Ireland: Lesley Roy will also get a second chance in Eurovision 2021!
    Following the cancellation of the 2020 Eurovision Song Contest, Irish-American artist Lesley Roy now joins the ever-growing list of acts that will get a second chance to compete for the trophy in 2021! Her original entry, reminiscent of early 2010s pop, Story of My Life, quickly became one of Irel...
  • Serbia: Hurricane confirmed for Eurovision 2021
    RTS has just revealed Hurricane will represent Serbia at the Eurovision Song Contest 2021. The trio won Beovizija 2020 with the song ‘Hasta la Vista’ but didn’t reach the big stage because of the cancellation of the contest. The song will be selected by the public from a special ...
  • Croatia: Dora 2021 finalists announced
    HRT has announced the 14 performers and songs that will compete at the next year’s national selection for the Eurovision Song Contest. The Croatian final will take place on 13th February in Opatija. A total of 135 entrants and 140 songs were sent to the Croatian broadcaster for Dora 2021. A ...
  • Portugal: Allocation draw for semi-finals of Festival da Canção 2021 completed
    The allocation draw for the split between semi-finals 1 & 2 took place in Portugal.  We now can report which composers have been assigned to each of the semi-finals. Watch the running order draw below! Performing in the first semifinal on 20 February will be songs of the following compose...
  • Listen to the songs vying to represent France in Eurovision 2021!
    Following a day of speculation over TV listings and, in line with the announcement that they will host next year’s Junior Eurovision, France TV have finally unveiled the mystery and now we know all acts that will take part at this year’s renewed national selection format, Eurovision Fr...
  • France to host the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2021!
    EBU has announced the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2021 will be organised by France Télévisions. Valentina’s country will host the competition after winning this year with the song J’Imagine. Delphine Ernotte Cunci, president of France Télévisions and EBU President-elect said: &#...
  • Junior Eurovision: The video that shows Valentina can sing ‘J’Imagine’ live almost like in the studio
    Many polemics have been surrounding the live performance of some of the participants of the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2020. One of them was France, the winner, whose audio appears to be exactly like in the studio. For this reason, the French broadcaster has been accused of using the studio ve...
  • Estonia: Listen to all competing songs of Eesti Laul 2021
    All the songs that will take part in the next year’s Estonian national selection have just been published. 24 acts will compete at Eesti Laul 2021, which will take place in February-March 2021. ERR received a total of 156 applications for the 2021 Estonian show, among which there were 63 son...
  • Portugal: Festival da Canção 2021 composers announced
    RTP has just published the list of composers that will take part in the upcoming edition of Festival da Canção. Now, it’s up to them to decide who will perform their composition at the Portuguese national selection. Festival da Canção 2020 will feature 20 composers of which 18 of them were d...
  • Eurovision 2021 official logo revealed
    The European Broadcasting Union and AVROTROS have just revealed the logo for the Eurovision Song Contest 2021. Check it now!  “The logo connects Rotterdam with the capitals of the participating countries and symbolises coming together, regardless of the form,” says Sietse Bakker, the Exec...
  • Sweden: Meet the Melodifestivalen 2021 acts (part 3)
    All 28 acts and song titles are now revealed! For the past three days, SVT was announcing one Melodifestivalen 2021 act every hour. Nine acts on Tuesday, nine on Wednesday and ten today, Thursday. The 28 acts were revealed in random order. The semi-final allocation and running order will be reveal...
  • Israel: Listen to Eden Alene’s potential Eurovision songs – Vote now!
    KAN has just opened the voting window for the first round of the Israeli song selection, so we can listen to them now. Eden Alene, the winner of the last year’s national final, will be waving her country’s flag with the winning song of an online voting process. Eden Alene won the right...
  • Sweden: Meet the Melodifestivalen 2021 acts (part 2)
    28 songs, 28 acts but only one of them will make it to Rotterdam! SVT, the Swedish broadcaster has just revealed the second list of 9 acts that will compete in February in Melodifestivalen. Due to Covid-19 pandemic, SVT decided not to host a press conference like the previous years, but present th...

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