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ROMANIA – The Romanian national final has caused concern due to the decision of Lora to quit the selection process, a move that could lead to a 100,000 Euro fine. Lora took the decision to quit the national selection process just after the auditions, a decision based on her disagreements with the Romanian organisers, even though her song “I Know” was considered one of the favourites to be selected for Kiev. Even with Lora quitting, TVR selected her to take part in the…
02.22 / 23:34
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SPAIN – The situation involving TVE continues to drag on as Manel Navarro films the official video for his song in Tenerife and Toñi Prieto, head of entertainment for the channel, is now being questioned by the auditory committee on events surrounding the Spanish National Final, where Manel Navarro was selected to represent the country in Kiev. Spanish law with the introduction of the transparency law, requires all actions undertaken by a public body to be scrutinised if there are …
02.22 / 22:48
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check the lyrics here Embrasse-moi dis moi que tu m’aime fais moi sourire au beau milieu d’un Requiem, embrasse moi dis moi que tu m’aime fais moi danser jusqu’à ce que le temps nous reprenne, will you take me to paradise with you nothing ever dies, You take my smile and make it bright before the night erases the light, I won’t go below silver skies the only dark is in your eyes, On pleure mais on survit quand même, C’est la beauté du Requiem…
02.22 / 18:56
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TVM.COM.MT REPORTS / MALTA – Prime Minister Joseph Muscat has congratulated singer Claudia Faniello for her success in the Malta Eurovision Song Contest last weekend, and also congratulated the organising team for their success with this year’s Festival. Faniello_PM2The Prime Minister was speaking during his first meeting with the Festival’s winning team, singer Claudia Faniello, author Gerald James Borg and composers Sean and Philip Vella. This followed their success in the 30th edi…
02.22 / 15:55
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BELGIUM – It is now officially announce that RTBF and the record label of Blanche will present the song for Kyiv during a press conference on March 8th. During the press conference Blanche will present her song. In the press conference we will also see the composer Pierre Dumoulin, the Eurovision commentators for RTBF Maureen Louys and Jean-Louis Lahaye and the production team at PIAS, the record label of the…
02.22 / 15:32
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RUSSIA – Russian superstar and 1995 Eurovision entrant, Philip Kirkorov urges the Russian national broadcaster to withdraw from the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest as the event in Kyiv will be “difficult” due to political developments and biased environment which include many provocations. MORE COMING IN…
02.22 / 13:16
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EUROVISION.TV REPORTS / UKRAINE – With less than three months to go until the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest, plans are proceeding at pace and today it was announced that further staff have joined the team, including Eurovision stalwart and experienced Eurovision producer, Christer Björkman! Christer has extensive knowledge of the Eurovision Song Contest having been the contest’s show producer in 2013 in Malmö, Sweden and more recently contest producer on SVT’s award-winning pro…
02.22 / 11:24
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AUSTRALIA – Last May, Australians watched on from across the world for a nail-biting finish in Stockholm, Sweden, as Dami Im soared on the stage with anything but a Sound of Silence, to be crowned Eurovision Song Contest runner-up. Now comes our chance to do it all again, at the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest in Kyiv, Ukraine this May. The Australian artist chasing Eurovision glory at the world’s biggest song contest is about to be announced, on Tuesday 7 March. For the first time e…
02.22 / 00:01
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DENMARK – Denmark will participate in the Eurovision Song Contest 2017. The Danish broadcaster DR will organise the national final Melodi Grand Prix 2017 in order to select the Danish entry for the 2017 contest in Kiev, Ukraine. Melodi Grand Prix 2017 will be the 47th edition of Dansk Melodi Grand Prix, the music competition that selects Denmark’s entries for the Eurovision Song Contest. The event will be held on 25 February 2017 at the Jyske Bank Boxen in Herning, hosted by…
02.21 / 22:06
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