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 2020 Contest that will let you know which countries will participate, information on the selection process, the artists and their songs. This page will be updated on a regular basis, but this is what we know so far!Continue reading
The Junior Eurovision Song Contest will take place on Sunday 24 November in Poland’s Gliwice Arena. The show will be hosted by last year’s winner Roksana Wegiel as well as Ida Nowakowska and Aleksander Sikora. It will feature nineteen songs and we take a look at the contenders, ranking them from our least favourite to our favourite.Continue reading
Rosemary Scallon aka Dana who is best known for winning the Eurovision Song Contest back in 1970, has made a comeback to music this week. On 1 November, the ‘All Kinds of Everything’ singer released her first non-religious album in many years. The album is called ‘My Time’ and the first single release is called ‘Falling’.Continue reading
It’s a new week which means it’s time for a new batch of songs competing to be named the best song of 2019! This week’s list of sixteen songs include hits from previous winners Netta (Israel, 2018) and Conchita (Austria, 2014), as well as new tracks from the likes of Cascada, Guy Sebastian, Hatari, Jedward, Benjamin Ingrosso and Waylon. Check out the full line up below and vote for your five favourites in our poll.
‘Brendan Galileo For Europe’ is an award-winning, one man show, written and performed by Fionn Foley. Set against the backdrop of the Eurovision Song Contest, it is a timely look at European politics. The show debuted at the Dublin Fringe Festival and following its success there, embarks on a UK and Ireland tour in June through to August. It will play for one night in Belfast’s Lyric Theatre on 15th June.
Ireland came quite late to the game in 2019. They were one of the last nations to announce their acts for Eurovision when they chose Voice of Ireland singer Sarah McTernan as their choice for the Contest. She will sing the song ’22’. Find out our thoughts on the song.
This day next week will see the second live show for Eurovision 2019. The Second Semi Final is set to air on 16 May 2019 at 8pm GMT. Having seen the first rehearsals, I am ready to make my predictions as to which 10 of the 18 contenders will earn a place in the final.Continue reading
Over the weekend all seventeen songs from Semi Final 1 took to the stage for the first time. Today the rehearsals moved to the acts in Semi Final 2’s first half and we got a sneak peek of the staging for the next set of contenders.