Arilena Ara is one of the Albanian singers who managed to break the borders with her hit “Nëntori”. It is said that she is working on the song that is expected to compete at the Albanian Radio Television Festival. Its song will be presented in December of this year and if announced winner, Arilena will represent our country at Eurovision 2020.
Norwegian broadcaster NRK is looking for 40 songs to participate in Melodi Grand Prix 2020, which will be used not only to select the country’s next Eurovision entrant, but will also celebrate 60 years of Norway in the Eurovision Song Contest. Five semi-finals, each rumoured to be showcasing artists from a different region of Norway, and a grand final look set to decide the next Norwegian artist in the contest, with all of the shows coming live from the capital Oslo. According to the schedule, the following semi-finals would be held;
Semi-Final 1 – Artists from Northern Norway
Semi-Final 2 – Artists from Central Norway
Semi-Final 3 – Artists from Western Norway
Semi-Final 4 – Artists from Eastern Norway
Semi-Final 5 – Artists from Southern Norway
Final – The two qualifiers from each semi-final
THE NETHERLANDS 🇳🇱
Duncan Laurence made history when he gave The Netherlands its first Eurovision win in more than four decades. And now he’s doing something different to celebrate the success of “Arcade”. Duncan’s Eurovision-winning song will be released on a limited edition 7-inch vinyl single. The A-side of the single will be the familiar studio version of “Arcade”, while flipping over to the B-side will reveal and acoustic version of the song. The “Arcade” vinyl single will be released later this month, on 26 July.
CyBC becomes the 26th country confirming participation in the 2020 edition of the Eurovision Song Contest. t is expected that the country will use once again internal selection.
Belarus’ Ksenia Galetskaya is the winner of the 2019 edition of the children’s contest at Slavianski Bazaar. This the fourth time that a singer from Belarus has won the contest for young performers following in the footsteps of Ksenia Sitnik, Andrey Kunets and Marija Mahilnaja
Adilkhan Makin has become the second Kazakh singer to win the International Pop Song Performers Contest at Slavianski Bazaar. The singer scored a total of 178 points from the jury across two nights of performances, putting him 7 points ahead of the runner-up. The singer was awarded the Lira trophy and prize money of $20,000.
They were one of the most memorable acts at Eurovision 2020. But Hatari isn’t finished with Europe just yet. The award-winning anti-capitalist BDSM techno performance art group has today announced an extensive 18-city European tour, set to begin in January 2020.
Sun 26 Jan 2020 Oslo, Norway @ Vulkan Arena
Mon 27 Jan 2020 Stockholm, Sweden @ Slaktkyrkan
Wed 29 Jan 2020 Copenhagen, Denmark @ Vega
Thu 30 Jan 2020 Aarhus, Denmark @ TRAIN
Sat 01 Feb 2020 Warsaw, Poland @ Progresja
Wed 05 Feb 2020 Prague, Czech Republic @ Roxy
Thu 06 Feb 2020 Vienna Austria @ Grelle Forelle
Sat 08 Feb 2020 Milan, Italy @ Ohibo
Fri 20 Mar 2020 Barcelona, Spain @ Salamandra
Sat 21 Mar 2020 Madrid, Spain @ Shoko
Mon 23 Mar 2020 Zurich, Switzerland @ Dynamo
Tue 24 Mar 2020 Cologne, Germany @ Die Kantine
Thu 26 Mar 2020 London, England @ Electric Ballroom
Fri 27 Mar 2020 Manchester, England @ Manchester Academy
Sat 28 Mar 2020 Brighton, England @ The Haunt
Mon 30 Mar 2020 Amsterdam, Netherlands @ Melkweg
Tue 31 Mar 2020 Brussels, Belgium @ Botanique
Thu 02 Apr 2020 Paris, France @ Le Trabendo
maNga, who represented Turkey and came 2nd at the Eurovison sSong Contest 2010 in Oslo, says they will participate for the country again with one condition. In a question about Eurovision asked to group’s solist Ferman he answered like this;
“We can’t run from the Eurovision. It comes anytime. I’m calling you Lena! You participate we’ll too.”