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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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Prime minister of Turkey speaks about Israels win at Eurovision:”They planned everything … Israel won despite not getting any points … Israel is only able to kill, not to sing!”

The prime minister of Turkey Binali Yildirim was a guest at the Babala TV. He also made a curious statement about Israels win at this years competition. The host asked the prime minister of Turkey why Turkey doesn’t return to the competition. Rather than giving an answer to the question, the prime minister made curious […]

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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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Inna would like to represent Romania and Turkey at Eurovision!

She’s the Romanian singer who went international with her songs gaining important success abroad from Romania. Now she’s ready to go to Eurovision but not only for Romania but also for Turkey. Inna stated in a recent interview that:”First of all I would like to represent my own country at Eurovision. If it’s going to […]

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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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Hadise:”I would love to represent Turkey again.”

She’s the 2009 Turkish Eurovision representative and has gained much success after her Eurovision entry “Düm Tek Tek” in Turkey and abroad. Currently she’s storming the charts with her new studio album “Sampion” (read more here). But she’s ready to do Eurovision again. In a recent interview with Kral Pop Hadise talked about Eurovision and […]

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MaNga confirms they won’t participate at Eurovision!

Yesterday Turkish fans got a shocked announcement by MaNga hinting that Turkey will return to Eurovision 2018 with MaNga representing Turkey (read more here). However MaNga just announced on Twitter that they won’t represent Turkey next year. They stated in an official announcement that:”Hello. Yesterday after we heard that our country might participate at Eurovision […]

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MaNga confirms Turkeys Eurovision return for 2018!

Speculations don’t end but this time it seems like an official announcement. MaNga announced on their official Twitter page that Turkey will return to Eurovision stating that:”Eurovision. Let’s do it again ;).” This also leads the question if MaNga will represent Turkey once again. Several members of MaNga retweeted the tweet. Social media went crazy […]

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