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From now on, the daily newsflash will bring the latest short news about the Eurovision Song Contest and its contestants.

Croatian entry to be revamped

Boris Boris ?�?�ur?�?�?evi?�?�? and Daria Kinzer, the writer and the performer of the Croatian entry in the Eurovision Song Contest 2011 appeared at Monika Lelas' radio show yesterday. It has been announced that Lahor/Break a leg will be revamped for Düsseldorf, which will affect both the music and the lyrics. Furthermore, the idea of rcording a German version of the song has been discussed.

Source:, many thanks to Ajdin Mehic for the contribution

Christine Gulbrandsen releases new album and single

Christine Gulbrandsen, Norway's representative in the Eurovision Song Contest 2006, is going to release a new album called Colors on 11th April. The first single taken off the album is called Break my chains and the video ccompanying the song will premiere around 20th March. The album consists of ten songs, which have been described as more modern and more up-tempo than the singer's previous material.

Source:, many thanks to Lars Peter Olsen for the contribution

Draw of the running order on 15th March at 13:00 CET

The draw of the running order for the Eurovision Song Contest 2011 will take place at the Platinum Club of the Düsseldorf Arena on 15th March at 13:00 CET. Just like in previous years, the draw will be streamed live via

Source: EBU,

Entry from Bosnia & Herzegovina most watched clip on youtube

The most watched video tagged with Eurovision 2011 on youtube is currently the live performance of Love in rewind by Dino Merlin, the entry for Bosnia & Herzegovina with 762.622 views. In recent years, youtube views have been used as an indicator for predicitions by fans and bookmakers, even though the plausibilty of this method has been disputed. Furthermore, it has to be considered that some entries cannot be found on the platform due to copyright restrictions.


Different recording of entry from FYR Macedonia

A different live recording of Rusinka, the entry from FYR Macedonia in Düsseldorf has been published. It shows Vlatko Ilievki's national final performance from a different angle and in higher resolution.


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