Eurovision

Rotterdam favourite to stage next year’s Eurovision

Five Dutch cities have applied to host next year’s Eurovision Song Contest in the Netherlands following Duncan Laurence’s victory with Arcade in May.

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Applications from Dutch cities flood in to host the Eurovision

Dutch cities began jostling for the right to stage next year’s Eurovision Song Contest. Applications from towns and cities across the Netherlands begun  flooding in … Read more

Corporate Dispatch Morning Briefing – Monday 20th May 2019

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The leading story on all Maltese newspapers relates to the latest developments in the case of the murder of Lassane Cisse. The world … Read more

Madonna scolded by Eurovision for Palestinian flag display

 

Eurovision Song Contest organizers expressed their disapproval for the display of a Palestinian flag during Madonna’s guest appearance during the final night of the Read more

The Netherlands won the Eurovision Song Contest

The Netherlands won the Eurovision with a total of 492 votes. Duncan Laurence performed the ballad ‘Arcade’.

He had been the bookmakers’ favourite to win, … Read more

Photo Story: Michela’s rehearsal for the Grand Final of 64th Eurovision Song Contest

Michela of Malta performs during rehearsals for the Grand Final of the 64th annual Eurovision Song Contest (ESC) at the Expo Tel Aviv, in Tel … Read more

In-Nazzjon Headlines – Friday 17th May 2019

In-Nazzjon quotes PN Leader Adrian Delia who said the party will continue to defend Malta’s right to decide its own corporate tax rates. Delia was … Read more

Million Dreams – Shalva Performance (Video)

Members of the Shalva Band performed a rendition of the Million Dreams, from the Greatest showman during the Eurovision Song Contest second semifinal on Thursday.… Read more

Malta makes it to the final of the Eurovision Song Contest 2019

The second semifinal of the Eurovision Song Contest had this verdict:

North Macedonia

The Netherlands

Albania

Sweden

Russia

Azerbaijan

Denmark

Norway

Switzerland

and….

Malta

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Shalva’s performance highlights the talent and abilities in Eurovision interval

The interval act featured one of Israel’s most popular music acts, Shalva Band. They’ll be performing A Million Dreams.

The Shalva Band is comprised of … Read more

Prayer ordered by Israeli rabbis because of Eurovision ‘desecration’

 

Leading ultra-Orthodox rabbis in Israeli called for prayer in response to the expected desecration of the Jewish holy day of rest by the Eurovision … Read more

Eurovision gets clouded in political controversy

 

As Israel gears up for the Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv, despite the best branding efforts, the kitschy festival is clouded in a … Read more

Slideshow: The opening ceremony of the 64th Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv

Images from the orange carpet during the opening ceremony of the Eurovision Song Contest in Habima square in Tel Aviv, Israel, 12 May 2019. Malta’s Read more

Wisdom tooth disrupts Irish Eurovision contestant preparations

Ireland’s Eurovision entry Sarah McTernan preparation for the finals were disrupted as she was laid low with a gum infection.

The 25-year-old Clare native was … Read more

Corporate Dispatch Morning Briefing

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The latest on the deadly bombing in Pakistan, the hostage situation in Toulouse, the geopolitical situations in the Gulf, the situation in Iraq … Read more

Photostory: All set for the Eurovision in Tel Aviv

Israeli artist Rami Meiri paints an artwork at the ‘Eurovision Village’ complex for shows and parties near the beach in Tel Aviv, Israel.

Eurovision, a … Read more

Public figures speak against proposed Eurovision boycott

Public figures including Stephen Fry, Sharon Osbourne, Marina Abramović and pop mogul Scooter Braun have signed a letter speaking out against a proposed boycott of … Read more

Eurovision to go ahead in Tel Aviv amid security concerns

During these last days for the second time in less than two weeks, rockets were fired toward central Israel.  With 50 days until the Eurovision … Read more

Ukrainian singer Maruv will not represent Ukraine in Eurovision on row about Russia

Ukrainian singer Maruv will not represent her country at the Eurovision Song Contest in May after a row exposing tensions over Russia.

Anna Korsun, 27, … Read more

Sanremo winner Mahmood confirms he’ll represent Italy during Eurovision

After first saying he will represent Italy in Eurovision 2019, then getting second thoughts over it, Sanremo 2019 winner Mahmood has now officially confirmed that … Read more

Celebrities urge BBC to boycott this year Eurovision in Israel

Peter Gabriel, Vivienne Westwood and Roger Waters are among those British cultural figures to sign an open letter asking the BBC to push Eurovision on … Read more

Eurovision 2019 will take place in Tel Aviv, as possibility of it being held in Jerusalem raised risks of boycotts

Israel’s hosting of the Eurovision Song Contest in 2019 will take place in Tel Aviv, following expectations that it might be held in the controversial … Read more

Eurovision Israel

Jubilant atmosphere in Israel following 2018 Eurovision victory

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The Times of Israel reports about the jubilant scenes following Israel’s victory in the 2018 Eurovision song contest. “Israelis took to the streets and social … Read more