Category: Countries

/ by Sanjay (Sergio) Jiandani -

Pastora welcomed in her hometown

Pastora Soler the 2012 Spanish Eurovision representative was welcomed by more than 600 people in her hometown Coria del Rio. Pastora’s Eurovision performance at the Eurovision Song Contest in Baku…

/ by Vasileios Terzopoulos -

Portuguese jury votes revealed

The Jury votes from one more participating country to the 57th edition of the Eurovision Song Contest are now available. Portugal, apart from the final, participated to and voted during…

/ by Juha Repo -

New EBU members? Not very likely

Every year the Eurovision Song Contest community gets involved in the same speculations, whether some new countries would be entering the contest. We have looked at some of the most…

/ by Stella Floras -

German and Finnish jury voting revealed

While the Eurofan community is eagerly anticipating the release of the combined jury vote scoreboard from eurovision.tv two broadcasters have already proceeded in publishing the names of the experts comprising…

/ 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…