Category: Eurovision History

#PORTUGAL: Maria Guinot has died

#PORTUGAL: Maria Guinot has died Portuguese singer Maria Guinot has died after a short illness. She was famous in Eurovision circles for performing in the 1984 contest in Luxembourg with the song ‘Silêncio e Tanta Gente‘. It finished 11th with 38 points. Many think it should have done […]

#MondayMemories: Turkey

Every Monday for the last few weeks, we have been looking back at former participating nations at the Eurovision Song Contest. This week, in our final #MondayMemories, we look back at Turkey, a country that competed 34 times – the last in 2012. Turkey debuted in the Eurovision […]

#MondayMemories: Slovakia

Every Monday for the last few weeks, we have been looking back at former participating nations at the Eurovision Song Contest. This week, in our penultimate #MondayMemories, we look back at Slovakia, a country that competed 8 times – the last in 2012, after failing to qualify from […]

#MondayMemories: Morocco

Every Monday, we will be looking back at former participating nations at the Eurovision Song Contest. This week, we look back at Morocco, a country that competed only once – in 1980. Morocco debuted in the Eurovision Song Contest back in 1980, when the Contest was held in […]

#MondayMemories: Monaco

Every Monday for the next few weeks, we will be looking back at former participating nations at the Eurovision Song Contest. This week, we look back at Monaco, a country that competed 24 times – the last in 2006, after failing to qualify from a single Semi Final. […]

#MondayMemories: Luxembourg

Every Monday for the next few weeks, we will be looking back at former participating nations at the Eurovision Song Contest. This week, we look back at Luxembourg, a country that competed 37 times – the last in 1993, when Eastern expansion started to take place. Luxembourg debuted […]