Junior Eurovision is basically Eurovision’s annoying little sister. The contest gives aspiring musicians under the age of 16 the chance to perform on one of the world’s biggest stages. This year sixteen nations will battle it out for the crown in Tbilisi’s Olympic Palace. The show will be presented by Helen Kalandadze and Lizi Japaridze and is the fifteenth edition of the contest.Continue reading
September is over and we are well and truly into autumn. It’s time to hoke out your autumnal scarves and jumpers and catch up with your favourite Eurovision stars. This month sees new music releases from the likes of Russian hotties Sergey Lazarev and Dima Bilan, Danish star Basim, Armenian fave Iveta Mukuchyan and new music from the class of 2017: Serbia’s Tijana Bogicevic, Ukraine’s O. Torvald, Italy’s Francesco Gabbani and Belarus’ Naviband.
As well as honouring the best that Eurovision has given us in 2017, we also like to shame the very bad at the Eurovision NI Awards, to inspire countries to try that extra bit harder next year. Here are the nominees for Worst Song. Continue reading
The first of September begins a new Eurovision season and we at Eurovision NI want to keep you updated on all the latest goings on. We’ve created a new table for the 2018 Contest that will let you know which countries will participate, information on the selection process, their artists and their songs. This page will be updated on a regular basis, but this is what we know so far!Continue reading
Tonight saw the first of this year’s Eurovision semi final live shows take place. Eighteen countries competed for the ten slots available to them in Saturday’s Final. Find out which of the acts made it through. Continue reading
With the first of the Eurovision 2017 Semi Finals only days away, check out how each of the acts from SF1 got on in their rehearsal run throughs last week. Which ten of the eighteen acts do you think will make it through to Saturday’s live final? Vote in our poll!Continue reading
In Tako Gachechiladze, we have yet another returning artist for 2017. You may recognise the Georgian singer from the controversial banned song from 2009 ‘We Don’t Wanna Put In’. She’ll be going one step further and actually getting to perform on the Eurovision stage on 2017 when she performs ‘Keep The Faith’. Continue reading
Two songs will advance from Group G to the knock out stage of our Eurovision World Cup Contest. Group G consists of Sweden, Georgia, The Netherlands, Macedonia and Malta. Listen to each of the songs in this group and vote for your favourite two in the poll below. Poll closes 6th April when the results will be unveiled.Continue reading
The final three Eurovision songs for 2017 were announced this week with Bulgaria, Russia and Armenia adding their songs to the 40 we already had. Now that we have all of the 43 songs for Eurovision 2017, we can for the first time give you a run down of the entire field. Read on to find out which of the songs ranked first and where the three new songs by Kristian Kostov, Artsvik and Yulia Samoilova placed! Continue reading
The World Cup happens every four years, but we had so much fun with our Eurovision World Cup last year, that we decided it should make a return in 2017. Eurovision has been hailed by many as being the ‘Gay World Cup’. So what if the format for Eurovision was more like the World Cup?