On 25 October, Crown Princess Elisabeth of Belgium celebrated her 18th birthday. The royal family organized a special ceremony especially for this, on which several guests were invited. A striking presence was Blanche! She was allowed to perform during the Princess’s birthday party.
Salvador Sobral, winner of the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest, performed at Oslo Concert Hall in the Norwegian capital, having surprised everyone with an interpretation of “La det swinge”, a song with which the Bobbysocks won Norway’s first victory. at the Eurovision Festival in 1985.
Emmy (Emma Bejanyan) has asked her fans on Instagram, whether she should take part in the Armenian selection process for the Eurovision Song Contest 2020. The singer previously represented Armenia at the Eurovision Song Contest in 2011. Over 75% of her fans have backed the idea of the singer competing in Depi Evratesil 2020.
This morning NRK announced that the final of Melodi Grand Prix 2020 will take place in Trondheim Spektrum! It’s been 31 years since the Norwegian national final has been organized outside of the capital. Stig Karlsen, the project manager for MGP 2020 tells nrk.no.
JUNIOR EUROVISION 🇵🇱
As is tradition, the participants in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest will be recording elements of their postcards during their stay in the host nation. Each of the participants will be filming their introductions, which will be added to pre-recorded clips. The common song “Share The Joy” has been created by Gromee. Gromee represented Poland at the Eurovision Song Contest 2018 in Lisbon, Portugal alongside Lukas Meijer.
EUROVISION 2020 🇳🇱
The organization of the Eurovision Song Contest is looking for volunteers who will accompany the participating delegations during their stay in Rotterdam. Mail your application before 15 December 2019 to Anja Zegwaard via email: firstname.lastname@example.org Let us know who you are, why you want to participate in this event, which languages you speak and if you prefer to guide a specific country.
Serbia’s national broadcaster RTS is once again going to organize Beovizija in order to select their entry for the 2020 Eurovision Song Contest, which will be held in Rotterdam. The initial deadline to submit the entries was the 15th of November, but this has now been extended until the 9th of December. All interested composers and artists are welcome to send their songs into RTS by the 9th of December 2019.
The first rule of Melodifestivalen is that you do not talk about Melodifestivalen. Yet Swedish broadcaster SVT is said to be turning a blind eye to an act who has already blabbed about his participation in Melodifestivalen 2020. The provocative performer Thorsten Flinck is said to still be part of the 2020 lineup, despite publicly confirming his participation with a local newspaper. Flinck made the announcement earlier this week as part of an interview with the Swedish newspaper TTELA. He told the paper, “I will be participating in Melodifestivalen, but I can’t say more than that.” (source: wiwibloggs.com)