Melodifestivalen: Anton Ewald and Dotter Qualify Direct to Final

The second Semi-Final of Melodifestivalen has now taken place, with the next seven acts performing live from Stockholm. The format of the competitions remains the same as previous years, with two acts selected to qualify directly to the final, while two acts are selected for the second chance ‘Andra Chansen’ round. This means we say…

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Latvia: Samanta Tīna to perform Still Breathing at Eurovision!

The Latvian selection, Supernova, has just concluded, with the winner now decided. Prior to the final, there was a shortlist of 26 artists who first performed in the audition stage. From there, a total of 9 acts were selected to perform again in the televised selection. Here is the line-up: Seleste – Like Me DRIKSNA…

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Switzerland: Timebelle releases a Revamp of Apollo!

It’s revamp central in Europe today, with yet another song releasing their official version. Timebelle were chosen in a national final in Switzerland, and their song Apollo was relatively well received by fans, however now, the group has reworked their entry and filmed a clip to accompany their Eurovision entry. The foundations of the song…

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Francesca Michielin to go Bilingual for Eurovision

Since the return to Eurovision in 2011, the Sanremo Song Festival has provided the artists to represent Italy at Eurovision. The general rule was that the winner of the festival had first right to decline the offer, or alternatively, it was up to RAI to decide on the act. This year, we saw this come…

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