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ESC Reporter | May 30, 2016

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An all-out bidding war in Ukraine for Eurovision 2017 host city

May 25, 2016 |

 The prime minister of Ukraine, Volodymyr Hroysman, has revealed that he would like a “bidding war” for the host city of the Eurovision Song Contest 2017.

“The selection should take place among all the candidate cities. It should be a public selection process, where the competition should be addressed not at the level of the government. Most cities have to determine it on the basis of which one has the best conditions. Whoever has the right conditions will host,” said Hroysman. Read More

BBC ignites fury as poignant refugee tribute act is replaced with meatball skit

May 20, 2016 |

As a resident of the UK, the online comments regarding the refugee tribute act during Semi Final 1 of the Eurovision Song Contest 2016 came as a big surprise to me…because it was replaced with a skit about one of … Read More

Iveta arrives in Armenia, welcomed by fans and Mika

May 20, 2016 |

After placing seventh on Saturday night, Iveta and her team arrived in Armenia. Covered in theArmenian Flag, Iveta was welcomed by Mika, the 12-year-old boy, who last November placed 2nd placed in Bulgaria after Malta’s win in Junior Eurovision Song … Read More

Ukraine estimates cost of Eurovision 2017 hosting

May 20, 2016 |

Following Jamala’s win last Saturday with the song “1944,” now everything turns toUkraine. After six days of discussing, the cabinet hopes on sponsors’ support for Eurovision 2017. Yevhen Nyshchuk, Ukrainian Cuture Minister, said that Ukraine is going to host Eurovision 2017, … Read More

O’G3NE is Dutch candidate for Eurovision 2017

May 20, 2016 |

Following the representation of Douwe Bob from the Netherlands, which made it to be one of the favourites of this year’s show, it now may be girl group O’G3NE from Fijnaart’s time to go to the Eurovision Song Contest 2017, … Read More

Barei arrives in Madrid after Eurovision 2016

May 20, 2016 |

After her performance in the Grand-Final last Saturday, Barei and her delegation arrived in Madrid, Spain. Facing the media, Barei told to wait till tomorrow and then we can talk, with her movements of her song “Say Yay!”

For Spain, it … Read More

Ira Losco given a big welcome by all her fans after Eurovision

May 20, 2016 |

A massive welcome for Ira Losco in Luqa Airport, after her appearance in the Eurovision Song Contest 2016 placing at 12th place. Visibly, the singer Losco which represented Malta back in 2002 placing 2nd place in Talliin, was emotional and … Read More

Sweden offers their help to Ukraine for Eurovision preparations

May 20, 2016 |

Alice Bah Kuhnke – Sweden’s Minister of Culture has offered Ukraine assistance in organising next year’s Eurovision. This suggestion was said during a meeting between Kuhnke and Ukrainian Culture Minister Yevhen Nyshchuk in Stockholm.

Swedish Minister congratulated Ukraine after its … Read More

Maltese prime minister congratulates Ira Losco

May 20, 2016 |

Maltese singer Ira Losco made a visit to the Prime Minister of Malta Joseph Muscat in Castille. Accompanied with Anton Attard – Head of Delegation, the PBS CEO, and Losco’s manager, Howard Keith Debono. Losco said that she is honoured for … Read More

Warm welcome for Poli Genova in Sofia after Eurovision

May 20, 2016 |

After her success in Eurovision 2016, and for placing at the best place ever for Bulgaria, Poli Genova, with her delegation, returned to Bulgaria from Stockholm They were welcomed as heroes, after placing fourth in the Grand Final. Many fans … Read More

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