Yohana is swapping the screen for the stage, as she prepares to play the titular character in a production of Evita next month. She will portray Eva Perón, the iconic singer and beloved first lady of Argentina. In a month-long limited run, Yohanna will be performing at Reykjavík’s Harpa Music Hall in Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s musical.
JUNIOR EUROVISION 2019 🇵🇱
2018 Polish Eurovision representative Gromee has announced that he will be composing the theme for the Junior Eurovision Song Contest, which is due to take place on November 24. Further details about this year’s theme will be announced at a later date.
EUROVISION 2020 🇳🇱
Sports presenter Herman van der Zandt is highly tipped to be in discussions with NPO for hosting the 2020 Eurovision Song Contest. The sports presenter has finally revealed — to radio station RadioVeronica — that he and Dionne are indeed in talks with the public broadcaster.
“Yeah, well yeah, I have to think about whether I would like it. [We] are talking about it, but we will all see.”
Latvian national broadcaster confirmed the use of SUPERNOVA again as the national selection show for Eurovision 2020. Although semi-finals not clarified yet, we have the date for the final of the show, which is set for February 8th. Submissions due on November 20th.
Mahmood’s SOLDI is now four times platinum in Italy as well as double platinum in Spain. The track has accumulated more than 130 million views on YouTube and over 120 million Spotify streams. The Italian public is clearly behind the singer. His recent single “Barrio” went gold for selling more than 25,000 copies within just one month of release. He also recorded a duet version with the popular reggaeton singer Lalo Ebratt. “Barrio” hit number one on the Italian airplay charts.
Sanremo Festival artistic director seems to be in negotiations to book Lady Gaga for the interval act of the 2020 festival.
The final of X-Factor Malta will take place on February 8th. The winner will represent the country in the 2020 Eurovision Song Contest with a song chosen later on.
There are various thoughts on potential nationals election return on ERT. But the broadcaster calls for those sending already proposals and songs for Eurovision 2020 to be patient until an official announcement takes place.