Welcome to the latest edition of our news round-up series which takes a look back at the Eurovision news headlines from the past seven days. Here you’ll find all the important news! Whether you need to catch-up or to remind yourself what has happened in the Eurovision world, this is the article for you. Want to read more? You can access the full articles by clicking on them!
EBU responds to claims made by Turkey’s TRT
Last week, TRT’s general director revealed that, under certain conditions, Turkey would be open to joining Eurovision once again. However, this would depend on artists that may break away from the norm, such as Austria’s 2014 winner Conchita Wurst, not participating in the contest. Furthermore, TRT still doesn’t agree with the contest’s voting system. The EBU has now responded to these statements by saying that “the Eurovision Song Contest’s values are of universality and inclusivity and our proud tradition of celebrating diversity through music”. You can read the full statements by clicking below!