Category: Countries

/ by Juha Repo -

Finland publishes rules for UMK 2013

The Finnish Broadcasting Company YLE has published the rules for the selection of their entry for the 2013 Eurovision Song Contest in Sweden. This is also the official confirmation for…

/ by Dominique Dufaut -

Disappointment and new strategy

Anggun’s 22nd place made headlines all over France immediately after the contest. Anggun herself expressed her big disappointment. “I don’t understand these votes”, she said to radio station RTL, “We…

/ by Victor Hondal -

Rona Nishliu wins Barbara Dex Award

The results of the 2012 Barbara Dex Award are out. Rona Nishliu, Albanian Eurovision representative in Baku, has won the majority of the votes (829), followed by Ireland’s Jedward and…

/ by Alexandru Busa -

Loreen conquers the European charts

The winning song of this year’s Eurovision Song Contest is already enjoying success in various charts across the continent. Loreen’s Euphoria peaked at #1 in all the Scandinavian countries and…

/ by Juha Repo -

EBU under pressure to tighten ethical rules

Eurovision Song Contest in Azerbaijan is over, and the next host will be Sweden. As the delegations have returned home, ongoing discussions about the European Broadcasting Union EBU’s ethical rules…

/ by Alexandru Busa -

Romania most likely to participate in 2013

Romania is most likely to participate in the Eurovision Song Contest 2013. Dan Manoliu, head of the Romanian delegation, expressed his confidence about the country’s Eurovision future in an interview…