Every Sunday, #JoinUs for a brief look back at some of the week’s top stories in the world of the Eurovision Song Contest. During Eurovision Fortnight in May, we will be doing a daily debrief as there will be so much going on – it would just be impossible to cram it in on the Sunday!
Semi Final Running Order
The biggest announcement of all this week has to be of the semi final running orders. These were released on Friday HERE through the official Eurovision website. Now we know when each country will be performing during each of the semi finals, the guessing game can begin on who will qualify. Join John HERE and HERE for his analysis of the draws.
Eurovision In Concert
Eurovision In Concert, in The Netherlands, took place for the eighth consective year – once again in it’s established host city Amsterdam. As in previous years, the event was a sell out and featured nearly 30 of this year’s acts, alongside special guests. Videos of the event can be found HERE and further coverage from our very own Andrew will appear in the coming days.
Sergey Lazarev Collapses
You may seen from our coverage HERE and HERE that Sergey Lazarev collapsed on stage this week in St. Petersburg. Through his Instagram page yesterday, he left a message saying he was well to all his fans. Whether the collapse will affect the favourite for 2016, only time will tell.
Frans Is Coming To London
It was announced this week that the winner of Melodifestivalen will be following in the footsteps of Mans Zelmerlow and will be attending the London Eurovision Party next weekend. Full details can be found HERE as well as the links for all other party information. Frans in supposedly the final act in this year’s line up, but as you know in the world of Eurovision, anything can happen.
Author: Richard Taylor
Source: eurovision.tv and Eurovision Ireland