Iveta Mukuchyan for Armenia 2016!

Our third Eurovision 2016 act has been announced, with the announcement coming from Armenia. Many were speculating on who Armenia had chosen to represent them next year, but now we know that Iveta Mukuchyan has the opportunity to fly the flag for Armenia. The announcement was made on the television show Profession – Journalist shown…

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Montenegro Announces 2016 Eurovision Act!

We now have our second act for the 2016 contest, and it’s the Highway for Montenegro. A professional jury has decided that the band Highway should follow on from Knez, who received the highest ever Montenegrin result. The band came to popularity on the X Factor Adria, where they ended up in 4th place. The…

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Eurovision 2016 – First Artist Announced!

It feels like Eurovision 2015 only just ended yet here we are again, ready to discover our first artist of the year – well, the Eurovision year, that is. The Netherlands in recent years has announced their artists quite early, and this year is no exception. They have announced that Douwe Bob will be representing…

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Melodifestivalen tour cities announced

For the last 14 years, Sweden’s Melodifestivalen has been a cultural staple for the nation. It is so popular that its ratings outdo the ratings for Eurovision itself! It’s not only an entertainment program, but a music festival for the cities which are involved each year. The 2016 tour will kick off in Gothenburg, then…

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Estonia to Choose in March

The Estonian public broadcaster ERR has announced that their national final Eesti Laul will take place on the 5th of March 2016 in the capital city Tallinn. Singers and songwriters are able to submit songs up until November 2nd, and ticket information will be released by the end of October. Stig Rasta who wrote and…

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It’s a January Final for Malta

The Maltese national broadcaster PBS has announced that they will be holding a national final in January, and have announced the rules for the contest, and the submission deadlines. All participants must be of Maltese nationality or hold dual citizenship, one of which is Maltese. However, authors and composers may be of any nationality. Submissions…

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Festivali I Kenges – A Call for Entries

Festivali I Kenges is Albania’s most prestigious song contest, with the first contest taking place in 1962. More recently, it has also doubled as the national final for Albania in choosing their Eurovision participant. The Albanian broadcaster RTSH has announced that they are looking for songs to participate in the 54th Festivali I Kenges. Singers…

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2016 Swiss National Final – How you can get involved!

Public broadcaster in Switzerland SRF have announced more details on the Swiss national selection for 2016. From the 28th of September, the general public will be able to upload their songs online up until the 26th of October. After the closing date, an expert jury, as well as the public will select their favourite 10…

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Belgium Announces 2016 Eurovision Plans

Not long after the 2015 Grand Final, Belgium has announced their plans for the 2016 contest. Two broadcasters are involved in organising the acts, RTBF and VRT take turns in choosing the process for selecting their Eurovision. With Loic Nottet chosen by RTBF, 2016 plans will be organised by VRT. As in 2014, VRT would…

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Eurovision Season Begins: Our 2016 Eurovision Wish List!

To anyone else, the 1st of September isn’t all that special (unless you have a birthday on the 1st, and in that case, happy birthday!) but to us Eurovision fanatics, the 1st of September signals one thing – The start of Eurovision season! So you’re a Eurovision beginner, what does this mean? Well this essentially…

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