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.
Georgia: Only five remain in Georgian Idol 2019
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Georgia: Only five remain in Georgian Idol 2019

Tonight saw the fourth live show of Georgian Idol 2019, which took place in Tbilisi. The night began with the final six artists taking to the stage. Following an 100% public vote to the public once again to select the singers who will make it through to next weeks show…
Portugal: RTP reveals jury members for Festival da Canção 2019
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Portugal: RTP reveals jury members for Festival da Canção 2019

A mere couple of days ahead of the first semi-final of Festival da Canção 2019, RTP have revealed the seven experts who will make up the jury for both semi-finals. Among them are a former press centre host and one half of Portugal’s 2018 host entry! Before you acquaint yourself…
Romania: Six more acts qualify for the final of Selecția Națională!
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Romania: Six more acts qualify for the final of Selecția Națională!

Following a week-long break after the first semi-final, a further 12 acts performed tonight in the hope of progressing to next week’s final. Five acts qualified directly to the final based on their jury scores, with an additional act qualifying from a 100% televote round. These acts will join the…
Ukraine: Three acts qualify for the Vidbir 2019 final!
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Ukraine: Three acts qualify for the Vidbir 2019 final!

Tonight, we saw the first semifinal of the fourth edition of Ukraine’s national selection – Vidbir! The first eight of the 16 semifinalists performed their entries live for the first time, with three qualifying for the final on the 23rd of February! Last month, the initial list of Vidbir semi-finalists was revealed. I say ‘inital’, of course, because returning fan-favourite TAYANNA unexpectedly withdrew from the selection shortly after the announcement. Thankfully, fans were reassured by the news of rising…
Tonight…ish: Sanremo continues, and the UK and Australia Decide!
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Tonight…ish: Sanremo continues, and the UK and Australia Decide!

Due to the…generosity of the EBU’s parameters of ‘Europe’, “Tonight’s” action will be bleeding into tomorrow morning for most of us! That means by the time our next ‘Super Saturday’ kicks off, we’ll have two more confirmed acts and songs for Tel Aviv! Get the low-down on all tonight’s (and…
Portugal: Marlon withdraws from Festival da Cançao 2019
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Portugal: Marlon withdraws from Festival da Cançao 2019

Last month, RTP unveiled the sixteen songs that will be competing in Festival da Cançao 2019 for the chance to represent Portugal in Tel Aviv. However, two weeks ahead of the first semi-final, Marlon has decided to withdraw from the contest. This marks one of many withdrawals from the 2019…
Montenegro: Hear the five entries competing in Montevizija 2019!
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Montenegro: Hear the five entries competing in Montevizija 2019!

Back in December, RTCG revealed the five artists that will be competing in Montevizija 2019. This year’s national selection features three returnees, including one former Eurovision participant! Today, the five songs have been released on RTCG Montevizija’s official Youtube channel. You can hear the five entries competing for the ticket to Tel Aviv below: Andrea Demirović – Ja sam ti sanD mol…
Tonight: Estonia’s Eesti Laul begins
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Tonight: Estonia’s Eesti Laul begins

Last week, France and Malta both selected their artists for Eurovision 2019. This weekend is looking equally busy, with 5 semi finals happening on Saturday night alone! This, of course, includes the return of Sweden’s Melodifestivalen. Tonight, Thursday 31st January, ERR will broadcast the first semi-final of Eesti Laul 2019 live from Tartu. The second semi-final follows this Saturday (2nd February). …
Tonight: Romania kicks of its national selection
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Tonight: Romania kicks of its national selection

Yesterday, France and Malta both selected their artists for Eurovision 2019. But this week’s action is not over yet! Tonight, Sunday 27th January 2019, TVR will live broadcast the first semi-final of Selecția Națională 2019 from Iasi. Romania’s second heat will then take place in Arad on the 10th of February after a week break. 🇷🇴 Romania — Selecția Națională Show: Selecția Națională — Semi-Final…
Michela Pace wins X Factor Malta!
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Michela Pace wins X Factor Malta!

The 17-year-old beat out three other finalists to be crowned the first official winner of X Factor Malta. By extension, Michela won the honour of representing Malta in at Eurovision Song Contest 2019 in Tel Aviv! Last week, it was announced that X Factor Malta will return for season 2…
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