What’s On Tonight! Your National Selection Guide!

We’re getting to the busiest part of national selection season, so it’s totally understandable to lose track of who is selecting their acts and when. It’s another big week of song selections, but also the continuations of national selections, and there are even some kicking off! Here is a brief recap of the national selections happening tonight, a bit about their selection and where possible, links to where you can watch the shows!


Malta were quick on the case for their Eurovision 2018 selection, and from very early on we knew about their plans for the 2018 season. We saw the shortlist of 30 be reduced down to 16 lucky acts, and early this year, we finally got to hear the competing entries!

  • Dai Laga – Aidan

  • We Can Run – Avenue Aky

  • Heart Of Gold – Brooke Borg

  • Taboo – Christabelle Borg

  • One Step At A Time – Danica Muscat

  • Turn It Up – Deborah C

  • Back to Life – Eleanor Cassar

  • Supernovas – Jasmine Abela

  • Love Renegade – Lawrence Gray

  • Call 2morrow – Matthew Anthony

  • Breaking Point – Mikhail Attard and Cherylis Camilleri

  • Rocket – Miriana Conte

  • Evolution – Petra

  • Beyond Blue Horizons – Rhiannon Micallef

  • Song For Dad – Richard & Joe Micallef

  • First Time – Tiziana Calleja

The show begins at 21:00 CET and you can watch the show here.


Over the last two weeks we’ve seen two exciting heats of Hungary’s national selection, A Dal, and this week will see the last ten participants take to the stage for the last 6 places in the semi-finals. In case you missed it, here are the results from Heat 1, and here are the results from Heat 2!

Here are the competitors for this week!

  • #yeahla feat. Viki Eszes – 1 Szó Mint 100

  • Andy Roll – Turn the Lights On

  • Roland Gulyás – H Y P N O T I Z E D

  • Ham ko Ham – Bármerre jársz

  • Cintia Horváth & Tomi Balogh – Journey (Break Your Chains)

  • Tamás Horváth – Meggyfa

  • Maszkura és a tücsökraj – Nagybetüs Szavak

  • Nova Prospect – Vigyázó

  • Nikoletta Szőke, Attila Kökény and Róbert Szakcsi Lakatos – Életre Kel

  • Reni Tolvai – Crack My Code

You will be able to watch the show at 20:30 CET here.


Lithuania is now at Heat 4 of their mammoth national selection, and this week we’ll be seeing 13 acts take to the stage. If you want to catch up on what’s happened so far, you can read about Heat 1, Heat 2 and Heat 3.

Here are the competitors for this week:

  • Rūta Loop – Positive Thoughts

  • Jurgis Brūzga – For Love

  • Ofelija – Butterfly

  • Dainotas Varnas – Merry-Go-Round

  • Rugilė Daujotaitė – Love Is The Flower Of Life

  • Kotryna Juodzevičiūtė – That Girl

  • Marius Petrauskas – Kol Meilė Gyva

  • Silvija Pankūnaitė – Real

  • El Fuego – I Do Believe

  • Marija – This Love

  • Rasa Kaušiūtė – The Silence

  • The Roop – Yes, I Do

  • Monika Marija – The Truth

The show begins at 20:00 CET, and you can watch the show on LRT 1.


We’ve got a newcomer to the national final schedule, and that’s Latvia! Supernova 2018 kicks off this weekend, and it’s the first of three semi-finals. Earlier in the national final season, we revealed the 21 artists competing in this year’s competition, and here are tonight’s performers:

  • Katrīna Gupalo and The Black Birds – Intoxicating Caramel

  • Rahu the Fool – Oh Longriver

  • DVINES – More Than Meets The Eye

  • Agnese Stengrevics – You Are My World

  • Sudden Lights – Just Fine

  • Edgars Kreilis – Younger Days

  • Liene Greifāne – Walk The Talk

The show begins at 20:25 CET and you can watch it here!


Everyone’s favourite national selection is back for another season – that’s right, it’s Melfest time! The first show is taking place tonight with seven acts competing for the top 2 positions straight to the final, or at least one of two spots in the second chance round. Watch the rehearsal clips and listen to the songs here. These are the seven competing acts:

  • Sigrid Bernson – Patrick Swayze

  • John Lundvik – My Turn

  • Renaida – All The Feels

  • Edward Blom – Livet På En Pinne

  • Kikki Danielsson – Osby Tennessee

  • Kamferdrops – Solen Lever Kvar Hos Dig

  • Benjamin Ingrosso – Dance You Off

The show will begin at 20:00 CET, and you can watch the show on SVT 1 here.