Switzerland have had a long history at Eurovision, being one of the seven nations to participate in the first edition of the contest. In more recent times, it’s possible to count their qualifications with only one hand, and that’s over a span of more than ten years. Today we’re taking it back to one of…Read More
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Barbara Dex Award: Who will be the Worst Dressed from 2017?
The Barbara Dex Award has been an annual award given to the Eurovision star who is deemed as the ‘worst dressed.’ It was named after Barbara Dex, who represented Belgium back in 1993 with a self-sewn dress, which safe to say didn’t look too crash hot. We love a crazy costume or two, so much…Read More
Jamala and ONUKA to perform as interval acts!
As we begin the countdown to Eurovision 2017, all the pieces are finally coming together. Details about the interval act of the contest have been released by the host broadcaster UA:PBC. Ukrainian band ONUKA will be performing in the Grand Final, whilst Jamala will be performing her new single, I Believe In U. ONUKA is…Read More
2017: Full Rehearsal Schedule Released
There’s less than a month left until the Grand Final, which means even less time until the rehearsals begin to kick in. This year, the first rehearsals will begin on a Sunday, which equates to the 30th of April this year. To see the full schedule, including times for the Press Meet and Greet, download…Read More
It’s official: Russia Withdraws from Eurovision 2017
A few weeks back, we reported that the Ukrainian broadcaster confirmed that the Russian participant Julia Samoylova would be banned from entering the country for Eurovision. As we previously reported, the Ukrainian Government has banned Russian artists who support the 2014 annexation of the Crimean peninsula by banning them from entering the country. As this…Read More
An All-Male team of hosts for Kyiv!
Moments ago, the hosts of Eurovision 2017 were announced, and for the first time in the history of Eurovision, it will be a team of three male hosts. Oleksandr Skichko, Volodymyr Ostapchuk and familiar face to Eurovision Timur Miroshnychenko are the three lucky guys who will be the hosts of all three shows in Ukraine…Read More
Trouble in Eurovision Paradise? Will Ukraine Be Ready?
A storm is brewing in Ukraine, and fans are not happy about it. It’s no surprise that many fans have been doubtful about Ukraine as the host nation for the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest, however some of those doubts were dismissed as certain milestones were met, such as the theme designs and the semi-final allocation…Read More
What’s On This Weekend? Your Eurovision Guide! (Part 1)
As we inch closer to the Eurovision song submission deadline, there’s an influx of national finals, and as the dedicated Eurovision fans that we all are, we can’t help but tune into some of the shows to see if our favourites win. This weekend proves to be a big one, so if you’re lucky enough…Read More
Semi-Final Allocation Draw Complete!
Only moments ago, the semi-final allocation draw was completed, where all 37 nations participating in the semi-finals got drawn into a semi-final, and a half of that semi-final. Also, the six Big nations were allocated a semi-final to vote and broadcast. Germany and Switzerland were both granted permission to be allocated to the second semi-final.…Read More
Date for Semi-Final Allocation Draw Set
A bit of Eurovision admin news this week, with the Semi-Final allocation draw to take place on the 31st of January. The draw will take place in the Column Hall of Kyiv’s City State Administration at 11:00 CET. Also, the President of the City Council in Stockholm, Mrs Eva-Lousie Erlandsson Slorach will be handing over…Read More