Voting begins for this year’s Junior Eurovision Song Contest!

We are only hours away from this year’s Junior Eurovision Song Contest, and phase 1 of the public vote has now been initiated. This year the vote will be a mixture of public and jury vote, with the public given two chances to vote for their favourite entries. The first phase of the voting has…

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Eurovision 2018: Voting opens for the Barbara Dex Award!

Eurovision isn’t always just about the best song, or best performance but the entire package needs to be appealing to the viewers, and this can include the outfits of the artists on stage. It’s a detail that some may think is unimportant, but in reality it can make or break a performance! Just like there…

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Voting Information for Junior Eurovision 2017

Voting procedures at the contest have been known to change quite often, and after last year’s voting procedure completely wiping out the public vote, we’re glad to see that this year, Junior Eurovision will once again feature the public vote. This year, the contest winner will be decided by the national juries which will be…

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Eurovision Semi-Final 1 Complete! *Spoilers*

The first semi-final of this year’s Eurovision Song Contest is now complete, and we know the 10 qualifiers who we’ll see peform again in the Grand Final. The 10 qualifiers are: Moldova: Hey Mamma by Sunstroke Project Azerbaijan: Skeletons by Dihaj Greece: This Is Love by Demy Sweden: I Can’t Go On by Robin Bengtson…

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Eurovision 2017: Information for Australians

Attention one, attention all. It’s Eurovision week. This is not a drill. With the first semi-final only hours away, I thought I’d compile all the information in one handy place. So if you’re unsure how to vote, when the show is on, and how to watch it, keep reading! How to watch Eurovision 2017 Watch…

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Junior Eurovision Interval Acts Revealed + New Expert Panel!

We’re edging closer and closer to Junior Eurovision, and now, the interval acts for the contest have been announced! Last years’ winner Destiny will take to the stage alongside Poli Genova, the host of last years’ contest and participant in Eurovision in 2011 and 2016 for Bulgaria. Destiny Chukunyere participated last year for Malta, and…

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Eurovision for Beginners: Big 5 and Qualification

Big 5 The Big 5 refers to the countries who automatically qualify to the final, that is, do not have to compete in the semi-finals. The Big 5 was originally the Big 4, when this change came into place back in 2000. The Big 4 consisted of France, Germany, Spain and the United Kingdom. In…

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Information for Aussies – How to tune in and vote!

It’s that time of year again, and we want to make sure you all know how to get involved with the contest this year! If you’re unsure how to vote, when the show is on, and how to watch it, keep reading! How to watch Eurovision 2016: Watch via SBS Watch via Eurovision.tv When can you…

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Eurovision For Beginners – Voting

Introduction Over the long history of Eurovision, the voting systems have changed numerous times. Between the first contest in 1956 and 1997, the votes were decided by small, demographically balanced juries who would rank the entries to decide on a winner. In 1998, it became possible for the general public to vote via telephone. If…

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Eurovision For Beginners – Rules of Eurovision

The rules of Eurovision are dynamic – they constantly change as technology changes, and as ideas of how to best showcase Eurovision change. There are many rules to ensure that the contest is fair and runs smoothly, and although rules constantly change, there are many which remain throughout the years. Music One nation can only…

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