Eurovision Trivia: The Weekly Quiz #1

Hello all readers, and welcome to the new format of the ESCXtra trivia quizzes during the National Final season. This is how the majority of the quizzes are going to look between now and May. They’ll be a challenge to check how you, the reader, are keeping up with the regular news that comes out every day about the contest. This week, there are questions from Albania to Australia, Ireland to Israel, from rumoured songs to rumoured hosts. 

Every question in this quiz has its answers found in ESCXtra articles published during the last week. Maybe also a few days either side. Perhaps it was something being reported, maybe it was extra information that our writers left in the article. The answers will have been on this website very recently. 
Before we start properly, there might be a few weeks that play with and drastically rip up this format going down the road. If it’s relevant to the week in question that is, but this week is normal.

In any case, I hope you’ll join us and have an attempt at the very latest in Eurovision trivia. It’ll also serve as a useful reminder of the headlines you have been reading this week.

Which member of The Saturdays was rumoured this week to be Ireland's next Eurovision entry?

Una is the only Irish member of the now-defunct girlband, so it makes some sense.

Which EBU member country announced their decision to participate in Eurovision Asia?

Poland are now hosting next year's Junior Eurovision. Which of these cities has NOT yet put forward a hosting bid?

Jakub Ondra, a Czech hopeful, has a Eurovision contending song named 'Space...'. What food completes the title?

Which Eurovision nation is selecting their entrant through X Factor in 2019?

This week, Malta passed the Six Chair Challenge, leaving only 24 acts in the running.

Who was reported by Israeli media as the third host of Eurovision this week?

Note that the hosts are not confirmed yet. Israeli media is just getting rather excited.

Which of the following acts has so far been announced as a contender on Eurovision: Australia Decides?

Which former Eurovision winner said this week the United Kingdom will never win the Eurovision Song Contest again?

Albania's Festivali I Kenges will take place next week. On what day will it take place?

The selection show, known to some as 'FiKmas' because of its closeness to Christmas, is doing a three-part special this year, so if you are feeling up for Eurovision at this time, be sure to tune in next week!

Which former Montenegrin entrant has just been announced to be part of the Montevizija lineup?

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