The Irish Mirror and Irish Daily Mail has reported today that Irish pop mogul Louis Walsh will announce the Irish Eurovision entry on national broadcaster RTE’s chat show The Late Late Show tonight.
Ireland’s 2013 Eurovision representative Ryan Dolan has recorded and shot a video of his version of Rihanna’s hit ‘Diamonds’.
Gabriela Guncikova will compete in the first semi final for Czech Republic at Eurovision 2016. Her song is entitled ‘I Stand’ and we give our thoughts in the review which follows.
We take a look at what you have to look forward to ahead of Cyprus’ national selection final on Sunday night (1st February). In a selection process akin to Sweden’s Melodifestivalen, Cyprus have aired their show ‘Eurovision Song Project’ since the beginning of December to choose an act for Vienna. The judging panel is full of Cypriot Eurovision royalty including their 2013 entry Despina Olympiou, their 1991 entry Elena Patroklou, and double time representative in both 1995 and 2000 Alex Panagi and some other guy called Tagos Tryfonos. Nope I didn’t recognise any of their names either. The six finalists
For me there was only ever one winner in the French national final and that was the eventual winner ‘Moustache’ by Twin Twin. France selects their entry through a combination of votes from the public and votes from a jury of experts. There were two other competitors in the French final, so let’s have a look at them and see how they measure up to the ‘Moustache’ men.