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#LANGUAGES: Dutch At The Eurovision Song Contest

Here is the first of our “Languages” articles, where we examine the use of different languages used at the Eurovision Song Contest. Up until the late 1990’s, it was normal for the home language to be used by participating nations. The first language sung at the inaugural Eurovision […]

#GoldenStag19: Submissions Open

Submissions are now open for this year’s Cerbul de Aur – commonly known as the Golden Stag Festival. Artists from Romania and beyond have until Saturday 6th July to enter. Last year, several Eurovision Song Contest alumni took park – including Ireland’s very own Ryan O’Shaughnessy. This year’s […]

#JESC19: Israel Withdraws

KAN, the Israeli broadcaster, have announced that they will once be withdrawing from the Junior Eurovision Song Contest – with no specific reason why. Israel had only participated twice before last year – in 2012 and 2016. However all is not lost for Israeli fans, as KAN have […]

#JESC19: Slovakia Won’t Debut

Last week, we revealed that there was a chance that Slovakia would be debuting at this year’s Junior Eurovision Song Contest, however the rumoured information seems to have been false. The press spokesperson for RTVS, Erika Rusnáková, confirmed that the nation would not be participating this year. Author: […]

#JESC19: Could Slovakia Debut?

During the day, news about a possible Slovakian debut at this year’s Junior Eurovision Song Contest has come to light. Eurovision Takeover have sourced a quote given to Eurofestivales. The RTVS Spokesperson told Eurofestivales: “RTVS currently supervises and evaluates in detail the possibilities of cooperation in the Junior […]

#CHOIR19: France Withdraws

Days after the Eurovision Song Contest had concluded in Tel Aviv, the European Broadcasting Union revealed that France have withdrawn from this year’s Eurovision Choir, to be held in Gothenburg. Logistical problems surrounding the selected Choir is cited for the withdrawal. France were due to debut at Eurovision […]

#POLL: Will Luxembourg Return?

Will Luxembourg return to the Eurovision Song Contest? The Contest will return to the BENELUX region for the first time since the 1980’s – the perfect time for Luxembourg to return? Groups have appeared on Social Media, as well as former Contest stars calling for the Nation’s return […]

The Eurovision Trophy. Photograph courtesy of Andres Putting (EBU/EUROVISION)

#POLL: One Week On…

One week on since the Eurovision Song Contest took part in Tel Aviv, did the right country win – or do you think someone else should’ve taken the victory? Vote below and we will reveal the result next Sunday. Author: Richard Taylor Source: Eurovision Ireland