It’s Katerine Duska for Greece!


Despite an announcement expected last week, all was quiet from camp Greece. A few days later however and the broadcaster ERT have announced that Katerine Duska will sing for them at Eurovision 2019. Continue reading

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Eurovision 2019 Guide: Artists and Songs

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 2019 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

2019 Will See Greece Internally Select Artist/Song for Eurovision!

Greece’s attempt at a national final in 2018 was a proper shit show. The broadcaster shortlisted five songs, two were disqualified for not meeting the requirements set out by broadcaster ERT and two more refused to pay the selection fee required as part of the terms set out by the broadcaster. This essentially made their choice of Yianna Terzi’s ‘Oniero Mou’ a default internal selection. It would appear that ERT have learned their lesson from 2018 and in 2019 they will return to an internal, untelevised selection process. Continue reading

Eurovision NI’s Song of 2018: Group Seven!

It’s the seventh week of our latest feature to find out the Top 30 songs released by former Eurovision stars in 2018. Again this week we take you through ten of the biggest hits of 2018 and ask you to vote for your three favourites from the bunch! Continue reading

Eurovision NI’s Song of 2018: Group Three!

It’s the third week of our latest feature to find out the Top 30 songs released by former Eurovision stars in 2018. Again this week we take you through ten of the biggest hits of 2018 and ask you to vote for your three favourites from the bunch! Continue reading

New Music Round Up: June 2018 (Part One)!

As we move into June we are treated to even more hits from former Eurovision stars. As June saw the opening of the FIFA World Cup we have been inundated with World Cup songs from the likes of Buranovskiye Babushki (aka the Russian Grannies), Armenian singer Iveta Mukuchyan and Malta’s Ira Losco teaming up with Jason Derulo. As well as that we have non-sporting new music from Belorussian 2018 representative Alekseev, Dutch girl band OG3NE and Eurovision 1988 winner and all round legend Celine Dion. Read on to find out what we made of each song!
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Eurovision 2018 Semi Final 1: Results!

Nineteen acts battled it out in the first of this year’s semi finals for Eurovision. Only ten of them could make it through and the standard was particularly high for this semi final. Find out if your favourite songs made the cut! Continue reading

Semi Final 1 Predictions (2018)

Eurovision will kick off tomorrow night with the first of the semi finals. Before this takes place, we make our predictions as to which ten of the nineteen countries will make it to Saturday’s final. Continue reading

Eurovision Gets Political in 2018!

For the most part Eurovision is a celebration of a range of European identities, a chance for nations to express and showcase their national individuality and prowess. On a whole this is about celebrating the music and culture of these nations and usually sees widespread generic messages evoking peace, love and tolerance. Eurovision rules state that:

‘The lyrics and/or performance of the songs shall not bring the Shows, the ESC [Eurovision Song Contest] as such or the EBU [European Broadcasting Union] into disrepute. No lyrics, speeches, gestures of a political or similar nature shall be permitted during the ESC.’

However there have been moments in Eurovision’s history that have flouted this rule and has seen rising tensions between countries who are at odds with come to the fore and play out through the Contest. Continue reading

Photos From Second Day of Rehearsals for Eurovision 2018!

The Eurovision 2018 rehearsals continued today with nine more countries taking to the stage in Lisbon’s Altice Arena. Here’s a sneak peak at their performances! Continue reading