Six nations automatically qualify for the Eurovision final. This is the host nation Portugal and the so-called ‘Big Five’ nations; France, Spain, Germany, Italy and United Kingdom. Portugal, as hosts got to choose the slot they would perform in at the final and last month chose number 8 spot. Today the Big Five took part in the draw to find out which half of the final they would compete in.
The Eurovision NI World Cup 2018 has reached its final. 43 countries began the journey a few weeks ago, but after the group stage, the round of 16, the quarter finals and the semi finals we have our two finalists! Continue reading
Ahead of tonight’s live Eurovision Grand Final, I reveal my predictions for the finishing positions. Some of these have changed in the last few days, so will be different from what I had posted in my reviews. Have a look see and see if you agree with my predictions.Continue reading
Earlier this morning Ukrainian broadcaster announced the running order for both the semi finals for Eurovision 2017. These will take place on the 9th and 11th May in Kiev. Read on to find out the running order. Continue reading
Although both Ireland and Albania failed to qualify from Semi Final 2 last night, they have been battling it out this week in the final of our first ever Eurovision World Cup. We received over 40,000 votes and we can now reveal that the winner of the entire competition is Ireland’s Nicky Byrne with his song ‘Sunlight’. He received 56% of the total vote, equating to 24,530 votes. Meanwhile Albania’s Eneda Tarifa received 44% (a total of 18,919 votes) was our runner up with her song ‘Fairytale’.Continue reading
In a surprise result, Georgia’s Nika Kocharov and the Young Georgian Lolitaz qualified from last night’s second semi final with their song ‘Midnight Gold’. The band went through to the Final of Eurovision 2016 ahead of some other strong contenders including Ireland’s Nicky Byrne, Denmark’s Lighthouse X, Agnete from Norway and Ivan from Belarus who fulfilled his dream of performing on stage naked with a wolf (albeit through CGI).Continue reading
With just one day to go until the Eurovision Final and with all 26 finalists confirmed, SVT (the Swedish national broadcaster) have decided on the complete running order for the live show that will be hosted by Petra Mede and last year’s winner Mans Zelmerlow tomorrow night. Find out which slot your favourite song will perform in by reading the running order below. Continue reading