Pápai Joci won A DAL 2019 with his song “Az én apám” (My Father), which is about a very personal and profound relationship between Joci and his father. This father-child relationship is planned to be reflected on the Eurovision stage and for this your help is needed. Please send one or more photos of your dads that you can give permission to be used in the stage performance and other uses associated with A Dal program. You should only include your dad in the picture. Of course, dads can also apply themselves, feel free to send a photo of yourself if you’re a dad!
The national broadcaster France Télévisions, have revealed that André Manoukian, Sandy Heribet and Stéphane Bern will be the hosts responsible for the French commentary in May. Collectively they will take charge of the semi finals, and Grand Final in less than seven weeks time.
Dima Bilan who represented, and won the Eurovision Song Contest for Russia in 2008 has been awarded with a prestigious award for his contribution to Russian music.
The Romanian national broadcaster has confirmed that changes are taking place to the staging for “On a Sunday”. Speaking on TVR, Ester Peony explained that compared to Selectia Nationala, there will be more dancing and choreography involved in the performance. However one key feature of the performance from Selectia Nationala will stay for Tel Aviv. The armchair which was seen on stage at the Romanian selection, as well as in the music video will be seen in Tel Aviv.
Tamar Babilua (Babi), member of the popular Georgian group Niutone, which has participated in the preselection for Eurovision 2015 and the songwriter of the entry of Giorgi Pruidze in this year’s national final, has passed away. Babilua was also the record holder of Georgia in continuous piano playing (25 hours). For the past three years, she has been battling cancer.
Cypriot broadcaster CYBC has revealed today that Tamta will be accompanied on stage by four backing dancers. The dancers in question are Lamin, Kenny, Niklas and Benjamin, who will be working closely with Tamta and creative director Sacha Jean-Baptiste in the months leading up to the contest. The singer recently began rehearsing with Sacha, who also worked alongside Eleni Foureira at the 2018 contest.
Chingiz is working his vocals with legendary Alex Panayi and of course he posted aa proem video on Twitter.
— DewA 🇦🇿 (@Dew_A__) March 26, 2019
Following deputy PM’s negative comments of Matteo Salvini, in a meeting at Canale 5 show, he seems to do lot better with Mahmood.
Recently we reported that two FAMA participants performed their act under the sounds of REPLAY, Cyprus 2019 entry. In the same episode we also saw Miki performing his Eurovision entry “La venda” in a live version and we noticed once again some unstable vocals.
🎥 Aquí tenéis la actuación completa de Miki en Fama. Nunca faltan las ganas de bailar cada vez que escuchamos esta canción. Ha sido increíble, y seguro que no es ni un 1% de lo que hará en Tel Aviv. pic.twitter.com/6vqz9n8lzy
— Miki Núñez España (@MikiNunezES) March 26, 2019
EUROVISION 2016 🇮🇱
Carola, Anne-Marie David and Loreen, winners of the Eurovision Song Contest, will perform at Eurovillage 2019 on 16 May, the day of the second semifinal of this year’s competition.