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: Ivan walks with wolves for his postcard

The filming continues for the Eurovision Song Contest 2016 postcards, and Belarusian representative, Ivan, is the latest artist to have their postcard finalised. Ivan, real name Alexander Ivanov, describes himself…

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Austria: Zoë records her postcard

This year’s Austrian representative, Zoë, has recorded her official postcard for the Eurovision Song Contest 2016. The Swedish team recording the postcards arrived in Vienna yesterday, and toured several locations…

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Germany: ARD revealed the German jury

ARD, the German national broadcaster has today announced the names of the 5-member jury responsible for 50% of the German vote. The remaining 50% of the vote will come from…