Constantinos Christou

Ever since I saw Helena Paparizou's triumph at Eurovision in 2005 (at the tender age of 6), I have been crazy about Eurovision. From the regional native language bops and shrieky female-led balladry to the sophisticated avant garde pop songs and chart-friendly EDM, I love everything about this cultural phenomenon. I'm currently studying a Bachelor of Science in Politics & International Relations at the University of Exeter.
Ukraine: Junior Eurovision participation confirmed!
Gliwice-Silesia 2019

Ukraine: Junior Eurovision participation confirmed!

Despite their absence from the adult contest this year, Ukraine will return to this year’s Junior Eurovision! The news comes as a Ukrainian talent agency opens calls from singers to submit auditions for an internal selection. Despite their dramatic withdrawal from the Eurovision Song Contest earlier this year, it appears…
Israel: KAN withdraw from Junior Eurovision
Gliwice-Silesia 2019

Israel: KAN withdraw from Junior Eurovision

The Eurovision Song Contest may have only concluded last month, but we still have Junior Eurovision to look forward to! Following their return to the Junior contest last year, KAN will not be participating in this year’s Junior Eurovision. They join Croatia, Cyprus, Montenegro and Slovenia in confirming that they will not be participating. Israel…
Cyprus: CyBC confirm they are not returning to Junior Eurovision this year
Gliwice-Silesia 2019

Cyprus: CyBC confirm they are not returning to Junior Eurovision this year

The Eurovision Song Contest may have only concluded last month, but we still have Junior Eurovision to look forward to! Unfortunately for fans hoping to see Cyprus return, CyBC will not be participating this year. This is the second consecutive non-participation since their last place finish back in 2017. They…
Slovakia: RTVS deny rumours of Junior Eurovision debut
Gliwice-Silesia 2019

Slovakia: RTVS deny rumours of Junior Eurovision debut

Another day, another confirmation from RTVS confirming that Slovakia will not be returning to Eurovision. Last week, they confirmed that they would not be participating in the Eurovision Song Contest next year. Now, they have confirmed that they will not be participating in Junior Eurovision this autumn. Last week, Erika…
Croatia: HRT will not be returning for Junior Eurovision 2019
Gliwice-Silesia 2019

Croatia: HRT will not be returning for Junior Eurovision 2019

The Eurovision Song Contest may have only concluded last month, but we still have Junior Eurovision to look forward to! Unfortunately for fans of Croatia, HRT will not be participating this year. This is the fifth consecutive non-participation since their last place finish back in 2014. They join Montenegro and…
Zala Kralj & Gašper Šantl release new single as ‘zalagasper’
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Zala Kralj & Gašper Šantl release new single as ‘zalagasper’

A month after the Slovenian duo performed to 200 million people at the Grand Final of Eurovision 2019, they have released a new single. Following the release of their EP Štiri, “Come to Me” is their release to be sung entirely in English. The release also marks their first as…
North Macedonia: MRT confirms participation for Junior Eurovision 2019
Gliwice-Silesia 2019

North Macedonia: MRT confirms participation for Junior Eurovision 2019

North Macedonia has recently confirmed their participation for Junior Eurovision 2019, to take place in Gliwice, Poland on November 24th. MRT hasn’t revealed how they plan to select Marija’s successor, even though we can expect an internal selection, following their strategy in the recent years. MRT, the North Macedonian broadcaster,…
Slovakia: RTVS confirms that they are not returning for Eurovision 2020
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Slovakia: RTVS confirms that they are not returning for Eurovision 2020

Although summer is regarded as the ‘off-season’ in the world of Eurovision, it is often the time where broadcasters confirm their participation for the subsequent contest. It is also a time where broadcasters from previously-withdrawn or speculated countries confirm their non-participation. Following Andorra’s RTVA confirming that the micro state will…
Albania: Submissions for Festivali i Këngës 58 now open
The Netherlands 2020

Albania: Submissions for Festivali i Këngës 58 now open

While countries such as Australia, Israel and Sweden have confirmed their participation for Eurovision 2020, a large number remain to confirm. Albania has confirmed that their long-running music festival Festivali i Këngës will be returning for its 58th edition this December. As the country has used this to select its…
Sweden: SVT confirms participation for Eurovision 2020
The Netherlands 2020

Sweden: SVT confirms participation for Eurovision 2020

To the surprise of…no one, Sweden confirmed their participation for next year’s contest. They join the likes of Australia, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Israel, Lithuania and San Marino in confirming their participation. Next year will also mark the 60th edition of Melodifestivalen! Earlier this week, SVT, the Sweden broadcaster for Eurovision, confirmed their participation for 2020 to esctoday. Considering…
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