Spain for Eurovision Song Contest 2018

Operacion Triunfo Spain is Back for Eurovision 2018

So, what is “Operacion Triunfo”? We think there is some digging to be done, don’t you? “Operacion Triunfo” is a talent show which is popularly known as OT in Spain. This show is premiered on the Spanish telecaster with the primary goal for selecting the Spanish entry in the Eurovision Song Contest. The show is designed and produced in such a manner so as to bring a new wave of interest for the Eurovision Contest amongst the Spanish population. Just going back in time, it was the talent show Operacion Triunfo that built the career for Rosa Lopez. She was the[…]

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Cesar Sampson for Austria in Eurovisionist 2018

It’s Official! Cesar Sampson for Austria’s Star at Eurovision 2018

Are you all ready to meet Austria’s contestant for Eurovision 2018 in Lisbon? Cesar Sampson born in Linz, Austria is a very well known artist who has already participated and enjoyed a successful stint at Eurovision, 2016 and 2017 where he performed as a part of the Bulgarian team. Going back to his early days, he had a very interesting start to his career, considering that when he was just seventeen, he traveled around the world as a lead singer. Later he worked as the songwriter, vocal producer, and lyricist in several productions at the international level. He has co-written[…]

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Eurovision Song Contest 2018 Arena in Lisbon

Have a look at the Arena! Eurovision Song Contest 2018

The 63rd edition of the Eurovision Song Contest will take place in May 2018. Portugal will host the event at the Altice Arena located in Lisbon, as a result of the first victory by this country at the Kiev contest in 2017. Salvador Sobral performed the song “Amar pelos dois” to win the contest. The May 2018 contest will comprise of two semi-final rounds and a final scheduled to be held in May on 8, 10 and 12th respectively. Here are some interesting details about the venue of the contest. Host City: It was declared on 15 May 2017 that[…]

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Eurovision Song Contest 2017

Welcome the New Eurovision Business Contest

Eurovision is not only an amazing show with fierce competition, but also a big business, that benefits the artists, host countries, mobile, and TV companies. According to the rules, the host country “invests” only partly (first of all, in location, hotels, roads, etc). The major part of the expenses is covered by “The big 5”- UK, France, Spain, Germany and Italy. The participation fee is decided upon the state of economy, population and other factors of the country. During these years, the most expensive contests have been held in Copenhagen in 2014 ($60M), Baku in 2012 ($46M), Moscow in 2009[…]

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Eurovision Song VS Political Contest?

At this point, you could probably say that Eurovision is the most popular annual event held for the members of the European Broadcasting Union (EBU). During its 61 years of existence, there has always been a question mark whether the contest is really about music or not. Starting with political contexts found in the competing songs and finishing with the country votes, every year has had some controversy in it. Things have gotten pretty serious. The most notable incident happened in 1974, when the Portuguese entry was used as a coded radio message aimed for the rebel military officers to[…]

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Italy to Win Eurovision Song Contest 2017, Bookmakers Say

It’s been a while since we’ve seen Italy lead the charts and polls, but this year Italy’s got all the attention. The results may vary by the websites, many of which offer their own insights on who will take home the Eurovision 2017 trophy, but this one poll will give you an adequate idea of who’s winning the race at the moment. Not to waste your precious that you’ve so kindly devoted to us, here are the top 10 of bookmakers’ list. (Source: As always, we see Armenia in the top 10. This country has been on this list[…]

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Outsourcing Music: Is Eurovision a Song Contest or a Country Marketing Tool?

Would you elect a president who just moved to your country yesterday? You might think twice, or even thrice before doing it. But you would be ok with a performer from a different country representing yours in Eurovision Song Contest. Or would you? Well, let’s dig into the dirty Eurovision laundry because things are about to get nasty. “Eurovision is just a TV show, presidents are a serious deal,” you’d say, right? Well, let’s set the record straight from the very beginning. We’re not really suggesting that performers from other countries should not represent the participant country, we’re merely suggesting that[…]

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Eurovision 2017 Entry Review: Ukraine – O. Torvald –Time

Are you one of those few people, who still believe that Eurovision is all about the songs? You got lucky with your ideal thinking, because we, Eurovision fans, have noticed its political motives long ago. Now it’s time to present the host country’s entry for this year, O. Torvald and their song “Time.” THE SONG Each year we’re waiting for the host country’s entry in a special way. We all know, that there are little chances that a country can win twice, but the expectations are still high. The rock band O.Torvald was honored to present Ukraine with a call to[…]

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Eurovision 2017 - Bulgaria

Eurovision 2017 Entry Review: Bulgaria – Kristian Kostov – Beautiful mess

BREAKING NEWS from Eurovision 2017: we have the first Eurovision participant to be born in this millennium. Meet this year’s youngest participant Kristian Kostov from Bulgaria, who has just turned 17. Kristian is very young, but already has a wide musical background: the Russian edition of The Voice Junior in 2014, X-Factor in Bulgaria and is famous both in Russia and Bulgaria. Ok, forget about his age and let’s pass on to the song. THE SONG “It is dedicated to the young people promoting values in which I truly believe”, – this is how Kristian presents his song. For us, the song is[…]

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Eurovision 2017 Entry Review: Estonia – Koit Tomme and Laura – Lost in Verona

We are sure that Eurovision fans and gurus have already noticed Estonia’s signature at the main song contest of Europe. If you’re new here, let us tell you about it in brief: Estonia’s songs for Eurovision almost always start with a very melodic and quiet verse, then they gradually move on to a dynamic and active chorus, and at the end, of course, they have that culmination moment.  But we must admit that all their entries have been catchy and worth listening to from time to time. You won’t believe, but this year’s song just perfectly matches the description above.[…]

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