Eurovision 2016 Guide: Slovenia

Eurovision 2016 Slovenia

Slovenia have made twenty one appearances at Eurovision.  Their best result, seventh, has been achieved on two occasions- in 1995 (‘Prisluhni mi’ by Darja Švajger) and 2001 with ‘Energy’ by Nuša Derenda (who is one of the acts competing to be the 2016 entry).  Slovenia have qualified for the final on only four occasions since the semi finals were introduced in 2004. Most recently Slovenia were represented by Maraaya in 2015 with their song ‘Here for You’ which finished in fourteenth in the final, a solid result by Slovene standards.

But what have Slovenia got in store for us in 2016? Read on to find out!

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Belgium Hopefuls Release Songs Titles ahead of Second Live Show

Eurovision Belgium 2016
Sunday saw the first of the Belgian live shows in their quest to find their Eurovision entry for 2016. The first show saw hopefuls Astrid Destuyver, Adil Aarab, Tom Frantzis, Laura Tesoro and Amaryllis Uitterlinden perform former Eurovision hits in their own style including an R’n’B version of Johnny’s Logan’s ‘Hold Me Now’ and a slowed down intimate version of Loreen’s smash hit ‘Euphoria’. With the second live show approaching this weekend it is time for the contenders to sing their own song. Ahead of the live show on Sunday we have been told what the song titles will be. Read on to find out what they are. Continue reading

Listen to Belgian covers of Eurovision Classics

Belgium Eurovision 2016In the first live show of the Belgian national selection competition Eurosong 2016 on Sunday, the five hopefuls performed former Eurovision songs. Contenders Astrid Destuyver, Adil Aarab, Tom Frantzis, Laura Tesoro and Amaryllis Uitterlinden tried to impress by putting their own spin on their favourite Eurovision songs. Read on to find out which hits they covered and to see them perform. Continue reading