Entries by Manos Katsoulakis

Norway: NRK will not boycott Israel’s entry in Eurovision 2024!

During the presentation of artists for MGP 2024, a group of 20 individuals demonstrated outside the central offices of the Norwegian Public Broadcaster NRK. They demanded the boycott of Israel’s participation in the upcoming Eurovision Song Contest in May in Malmö. Both the host of MGP 2024 and an NRK representative stated that the Norwegian […]

Iceland: Protest against Israel’s participation at Eurovision 2024 outside the Public Broadcaster offices!

Earlier today, protesters gathered in front of the offices of the Icelandic Public Broadcaster RUV, calling for the disqualification of Israel from Eurovision 2024 due to the Israel-Gaza conflict. Around 50 people assembled in Reykjavik,  in support of Gaza and with one of their main demands to Israel’s withdrawal from the upcoming Eurovision Song Contest […]

United Kingdom: Olly Alexander’s song for Eurovision 2024 is finished!

Former Years & Years frontman Olly Alexander revealed during the Grand Final of BBC One’s Strictly Come Dancing that he will represent the United Kingdom at Eurovision 2024, causing excitement to the delighted studio audience and the millions of viewers watching at home. He has been on the Wishlist of many fans to represent the […]

Serbia: RTS extends submission deadline for Pesma za Evroviziju 2024

The Serbian Public Broadcaster RTS announced that it has decided to extend the submission deadline for the national final of the country, Pesma za Evroviziju 2024. Initially, submissions began on August 1st but according to a statement by the  Head of the Serbian delegation at the Eurovision Song Contest, Uroš Marković, the new deadline for […]

Netherlands: Cornald Maas Almost Resigned Amid Netherlands’ Eurovision 2023 Controversy

Cornald Maas, revealed that the controversy surrounding the Netherlands’ Eurovision 2023 entry nearly pushed him to step down from his role. The controversy revolved around the Netherlands’ choice of Mia Nicolai and Dion Cooper for Eurovision 2023, particularly their live performances of their song “Burning Daylight” at pre-parties leading up to the competition. These performances […]

Romania: Eurovision 2024 participation lies on the decision of the Minister of Finance!

Romania’s participation in Eurovision 2024 seems in jeopardy, as the latest developments indicate. The limited budget allocated to the Romanian Public Broadcaster (TVR), which covers just the minimum necessary expenses, is insufficient for the country’s participation in Malmö. According to information shared on the Twitter account of the Eurovision Romania community, the president of TVR […]

Cyprus: Problems with the 2024 Eurovision selection “Fame Story”?

CyBC, the Cypriot Public Broadcaster confirmed a few months ago that the country will take part in Eurovision 2024 and the artist will be chosen through the talent show “Fame Story“, which will be produced and broadcasted from Greece, in collaboration with Greek private broadcaster Star Channel. However, according to an article on Politis.com, there […]

Sweden: Plans to build a temporary arena for Eurovision 2024?

Four cities are competing to host Eurovision 2024, including the capital city of Stockholm, which is the favorite to host the next competition. While the selection process is underway and the candidate cities Stockholm, Malmö, Gothenburg, and Örnsköldsvik have received documents outlining the necessary requirements, an article in the Swedish newspaper Dagens Nyheter is stirring […]

The Netherlands: Daniël Dekker critiques AVROTROS and the selection process for Eurovision 2023!

Daniël Dekker, radio presenter and former member of the Dutch selection committee for Eurovision, spoke to Story magazine and critiqued AVROTROS for the Dutch Eurovision 2023 entry! The radio presenter was part of the selection committee that brought great results for The Netherlands over the last decade, including a victory in 2019. He is not […]

Iceland: Diljá has filmed her postcard for Eurovision 2023!

Diljá with the song “Power” will represent Iceland at Eurovision 2023, after winning Söngvakeppnin 2023, the country’s Eurovision national final. The 21-year-old  singer completed the shooting of her Eurovision postcard. In Eurovision, the term postcard refers to the short introduction video that is shown before each live performance. This year’s concept of postcards is artists […]