The Eurovision NI World Cup returns for the third consecutive year and we kick things off with Group A. Group A Consists of Finland, Russia, Serbia, Greece and Bulgaria. Take a look at their songs below and vote for your favourite in our poll!Continue reading
The Irish representative for Eurovision 2018 Ryan O’Shaughnessy has caused some controversy with a tweet he published yesterday. The tweet in question claims that Russia have tried to ban the music video for his Eurovision song ‘Together’ due to its inclusion of two men dancing together. Continue reading
Yulia Samoilova has had a tumultuous relationship with Eurovision having been chosen to represent the nation in 2017 and having to subsequently withdraw from the Contest due to growing tensions with host nation Ukraine. Russian broadcaster chose the singer again in 2018 to give her a second chance and finally today we get to hear her song for the first time. Listen to ‘I Won’t Break’ below:Continue reading
November 2017 saw the release of even more songs from some of our favourite acts from Eurovision. This includes songs from former winners Marija Serifovic, Emmelie de Forest and Sertab Erener. Read on to hear the new tracks and to find out what we thought of them.
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
Yulia Samoilova was chosen to represent Russia at Eurovision 2017. Shortly after, it was revealed that she was one of the artists who had been banned from entering the Ukraine by the Ukrainian government as she had performed in the disputed region of the Crimea since its annexation by Russia. EBU officials tried to suggest other solutions such as having Yulia perform via video link, but this was rejected by Russia, who subsequently withdrew from the Contest.Continue reading