Author: Eleanor Welsh

Eleanor Welsh

Eleanor (or Ellie), is 23 years old, is from Exeter in the UK. She combines motherhood with studying linguistics.
Ellie was first allowed to stay up and watch the Eurovision Song Contest aged 5 in 1999, but really fell in love with it after the Athens 2006 contest. Big key changes and dramatic stage shows are an absolute must! Ellie has also written an A* academic dissertation on the cultural history of Eurovision.

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Belarus: Alyona Lanskaya visits Belgium

Last weekend, this year’s Belarusian representative, Alyona Lanskaya, continued her promotional tour by visiting Belgium. Alyona arrived in Brussels on last Sunday morning, and headed straight to the Grand Palace,…

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Belarus: Alyona releases remixes of Solayoh

This year’s Belarusian representative, Alyona Lanskaya has released six remixes of her entry to this year’s Eurovision Song Contest, Solayoh. Alyona’s team have released an EP with six different remixes of Solayoh on…

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Sweden: Return of Agnetha Fältskog

Agnetha Fältskog, one quarter of Swedish legends ABBA, has caused a media frenzy by announcing she is releasing her first new album in nine years, including her first original material…

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Germany: Cascada’s song not plagiarised

In a report published by the German broadcaster, NDR, Cascada’s entry to the 2013 Eurovision Song Contest Glorious has been deemed free of plagiarism. Since Cascada released a preview of their…