Italian broadcaster RAI has announced some changes to this year’s Sanremo singing competition, the process they use for selecting their Eurovision Song Contest 2019 artist and song.
Norway chose JOWST and vocalist Aleksander Walmann as their Eurovision 2017 representative when they won Melodi Grand Prix earlier this month. The duo will perform the song ‘Grab the Moment’ in Kiev but ahead of that we find out a little bit more about them with 10 Things About…JOWST and Aleksander Walmann!
Belgium will be represented at Eurovision 2017 by singer Blanche. She was one of the first acts to be chosen, and today the Belgian broadcaster announced that she will sing the song ‘City Lights’ in Kiev. Listen to the song below which has seen Belgium’s odds of winning the Contest outright dramatically slashed following the song’s revelation.
The Irish Mirror and Irish Daily Mail has reported today that Irish pop mogul Louis Walsh will announce the Irish Eurovision entry on national broadcaster RTE’s chat show The Late Late Show tonight.
This year it is the turn of broadcaster RTBF to choose the Belgian Eurovision entry. Earlier this week they unveiled that it will be Ellie Delvaux a.k.a. Blanche who will follow in the footsteps of performers like Laura Tesoro and Loic Nottet and represent Belgium on the Eurovision stage.
O’G3NE are a three piece girl band made up of sisters Lisa, Amy and Shelley Vol. They gained national fame when they who won the fifth season of singing competition the Voice of Holland. Not only that but we are very excited at the announcement this week that the trio will be heading to Kiev in 2017 to represent the Netherlands in the Eurovision Song Contest.
1. Earlier in the week Maraaya’s official video for their Eurovision song ‘Here For You’ was released. Have a look at the video here.
2. This week Eurovision fans were saddened to hear of the death of former winner Jorgen Ingmann. The 89 year old singer won the contest back in 1963 with his song “Dansevise” (Dance Ballad) for Denmark.