Slovenia sends Zala Kralj & Gašper Šantl to Tel Aviv with their minimal electronic pop song ‘Sebi’. Continue reading
Europe, we have a winner! Israel’s Netta won Eurovision with her unique pop song ‘Toy’. Continue reading
Lea Sirk is going to represent Slovenia in Eurovision 2018 with uptempo electro pop number ‘Hvala, Ne’. Continue reading
The results of the first semi final of Eurovision 2017 are in. A review on all that went down in Kiev on Tuesday night! Continue reading
Omar Naber returns to Eurovision after 12 years to represent Slovenia once more. Continue reading
A full review on Eurovision 2016’s second semi final. Continue reading
Tonight is the big night. Europe will choose its next Eurovision Song Contest winner. Over the past week, 20 finalists have been selected in the semi finals, and seven songs (the big 5, last year’s winner and guest of honor Australia) already had a spot on the saturday night to begin with. But who will win? I take a look at the iTunes charts, the bookmakers and the draw to predict the outcome.
On thursday night, Europe chose another ten finalists for the Eurovision Song Contest of 2015 that takes place in Vienna, after Conchita’s victory last year. Luckily, the quality of most songs and performances was slightly better in this round which made for an enjoyable show. No big surprises in terms of results: I even predicted all ten finalists right. But enough about me, let’s talk about the performances.
Slovenia chose a married couple to represent the country this year. The duo Maraaya won the national final with the catchy song ‘Here For You’. A 13th place by Maja Keuc in 2011 is the best Slovenian result in 10 years and there are high hopes that Marjetka and Raay will top this, as their song is in top 10 with the bookmakers. But what is it like to go to Eurovision as a married couple? And do they feel the weight of the hopeful Slovenian people on their shoulders?
It is a busy time of the year in the world of Eurovision. The deadline for submitting a song to the European Broadcasting Union is coming closer, so country after country is announcing, premiering or choosing a song. I already wrote about a few countries two weeks ago. Let’s take a look at another handful of the Eurovision candidates we will see in Vienna in May.