Portuguese broadcaster RTP, confirmed that there will officially be 42 nations competing in the Eurovision Song Contest when it is staged in Lisbon in May next year.
2018 will see Azerbaijan compete at Eurovision for the eleventh time. For the past three years broadcaster ITV have chosen their Eurovision contestant by an internal selection process and 2018 is no different. They announced today that it will be Aisel who will fly the flag for them at Lisbon next year.
We are now three shows in to Israel’s quest for a Eurovision star! The show which will select the nation’s Eurovision 2018 act and song added another six acts to the next round of the contest. Read on to find out who made it…
The Swedish national broadcaster SVT expanded on their announcement a few weeks ago when they announced further details of the plans for Melodifestivalen 2018.
Everyone loves a Eurovision debut! While the Noughties saw many of the former soviet and yugoslav states join the fray, in recent years Australia is the only new country to be added to the Eurovision roster. Imagine then our excitement when 1FLTV released a statement last week announcing Liechtenstein’s intent to debut at Eurovision 2019.
A big announcement from Finnish broadcaster Yle today, reveals that X-Factor UK 2016 runner up, Saara Aalto will represent Finland at Eurovision 2018. The brave move means that the national selection show UMK will be pared back from its usual multiple act over a number of semi finals.