Eurovision 2018

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Sertab Erener: “Turkey will come back to Eurovision next year!”

She’s the only winner of Turkey and the queen of many Turkish Eurovision fans: Sertab Erener, who won the competition in 2003 in Riga and brought the contest to Turkey, Istanbul in 2004. Yesterday Sertab made a rather suprising announcement about the participation of Turkey in Eurovision 2018. During her Instagram live session one of […]

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Turkey: TRT has a new general director! You can bring Turkey back to Eurovision! (Call for Action)

Since 2013 TRT, the Turkish national broadcaster doesn’t participate at the Eurovision Song Contest stating that they disagree with the BIG 5 rule and the 50% jury voting system. Since then there were several rumours about a possible Turkish return, none of them became reality unfortunately. However in 2015, as TRT got a new general […]

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Russia confirms participation but WITHOUT Yulia Samoilova?

Last night Philip Kirkorov made a suprising and unexpected statement at the MUZ TV Music Awards in Russia. After Yulia Samoilova, the 2017 Russian Eurovision entrant received a ban from the Ukranian government to enter Ukraine and therefore was not eligible to compete at the contest, the Russian broadcaster announced that Yulia Samoylova will represent […]

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Germany working on new national final concept

Thomas Schreiber, entertainment coordinator of ARD, the German national broadcaster has revealed that NDR will hold a national selection once again with changes being made into the format after the dissapointing result of Levina this year in Kyiv. Thomas Schreiber answered to the question if Helene Fischer will ever represent Germany at the Eurovision Song […]

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Israel: KAN joined the EBU (?), will Israel participate?

During the grand final of the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest the Israeli spokesperson announced during the jury voting that the Israelian national broadcaster IBA will close it doors and Israel therefore won’t return to the Eurovision Song Contest in the future. Instead a new Israelian national broadcaster opened its doors. KAN is the new national […]

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