Switzerland: Emil Ramsauer of Takasa Passes Away

Emil Ramsauer of the group Takasa has sadly passed away at the age of 103. Takasa represented Switzerland at Eurovision 2013.

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Eurovision Throwback: Dina Garipova – What If

Looking back at the history of Russia, it is clear that they are a force at Eurovision. It’s not uncommon to see Russia break into the Top 10, and for that reason, we have come to expect strong entries. In amongst the peak was Dina Garipova who represented the nation back in 2013. The song…

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Artist Profiles: Cascada

While many Eurovision artists are highly successful in their home nations, there are fewer acts that have reached incredible peaks internationally. Cascada entered Eurovision with an immensely successful career under their belts, and even with some of the biggest international dance hits, they were not automatically granted a ticket to represent Germany at Eurovision, but…

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Artist Profiles: Anouk

Eurovision fans will recognise Anouk as the artist who kickstarted the transformation of The Netherlands at the contest. Prior to Anouk’s appearance at Eurovision in 2013, The Netherlands had failed to reach the final eight years in a row, the longest non-qualification streak of any nation at the contest.

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National Final Throwback: Roberto Bellarosa – Reste Toi

For today’s National Final Throwback, we’re heading back to 2013, where Belgium had internally selected the young star Roberto Bellarosa to represent the nation. Roberto had featured on the Voice of Belgium and actually won the competition, making him a prime candidate to perform on the Eurovision stage. We know that Love Kills was the…

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Top 5 Non-Qualifiers of 2013!

There were some great songs in 2013, and as we’ve learnt over the last few weeks through our Top 5 Non-Qualifiers series, not all the great songs make it through to the final. Some seriously great songs were left behind, and it was tough to pick just 5, but we’ve managed to pick our very…

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12 Days of Eurovision: Day 9

On the ninth day of Eurovision… Sweden has won the contest, which means we’re travelling to the north of Europe to Stockholm Malmö for the 58th Eurovision Song Contest. This marked the 5th time that Sweden was hosting the contest, and in 2013, Sweden was hosting a total of 39 countries, including Armenia, who returned…

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What would have happened if… Sweden 2013

In this series, we look at songs from different countries, and songs from the national finals to discuss what would have happened if another song had actually won. We can all think of a time where the song coming 2nd, or 3rd, or even last, would have done better than the actual winner, and here…

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