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Turkey: TRT will participate at Eurovision Asia in 2019

ESC Turkey reports that the EBU had confirmed via e-mail that TRT has confirmed its participation at Eurovision Asia! Yesterday, director general at TRT Mr. Ibrahim Eren got elected for the executive board at the EBU. Shortly after the announcement, ESC Turkey contacted the EBU to ask if Turkey will participate at the Eurovision Song […]

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Turkey: TRT confirms non-return to Eurovision 2019 because of Conchita Wurst

Ibrahim Eren, general director of TRT confirmed that Turkey has no plans to return to the competition in the near future. Director general of TRT Ibrahim Eren answered a question about Turkeys future Eurovision plans. Ibrahim Eren stated: “There are no plans to return yet. There are reasons like the voting system. And as a […]

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Turkish Eurovision commentator:”The government is 100% reponsible for our non-participation at Eurovision because low-cut dresses!”

Turkish Eurovision commentator Bülent Özveren appeared as a guest in the Turkish show “BireBir” by 1ANTV. During the show Eurovision was a huge topic. Turkeys whole Eurovision journey was being explained by Bülent Özveren. He told Turkish viewers how TRT chose its artists, how the journey went and exclusive backstage information. During the show the […]

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TRT gives financial difficulties as reason not to compete at next years contest!

TRT today officially announced that Turkey will not return to the contest in 2018! TRT gave a suprising reason for Turkeys non-participation next year in Portugal. During the meeting within TRT the participation of Turkey at Eurovision was being discussed. TRT announced after the meeting that:”There weren’t any improvements about the complaints of TRT against […]

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It’s official: TRT confirms non-return to Eurovision 2018!

Since the last days there were several rumours that Turkey will return to the Eurovision Song Contet 2018 in Portugal as TRT has a new general director. These rumours seems to be fake once again as both the deputy prime minister and TRT announced today that Turkey won’t return to the contest in 2018. Answering […]

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Fatma Turgut to represent Turkey at Eurovision 2018?

The rumours don’t take an end, now Turkish media is reporting that Fatma Turgut is the Turkish representative for the 2018 contest. But TRT doesn’t even confirm their participation so how did the story develope? A few days ago Turkish media reported rumours that Fatma Turgut will represent Turkey at the Eurovision Song Contest after […]

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