Author: Richard West-Soley

Richard West-Soley

Senior Editor

Richard's ESC history began way back in 1992, when he discovered the contest could fuel his passion for music and languages. Since then, it's been there at every corner for him in some way or another. He joined the team back in 2006, and quickly developed a love for writing about the contest. In his other life, he heads the development team at the learning resources company Linguascope, and writes about all aspects of language learning on the site

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Final two for Norway

The two final artists have been selected for the Norwegian final, to be held on Saturday 4th February. The lucky pair were selected from the second chance semifinal, after coming…

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Six seek Saturday success

Six acts will have a second and ultimate chance to impress television viewers in Norway this Friday. The second chance semifinal will decide who fills just two remaining slots in…

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Bergen celebrates home wins

Bergen celebrates not only staging a successful Norwegian semifinal this evening, but the victory of two of its own stars. The two Bergen-born acts in the third and last semifinal…