Eurovision.TV http://www.eurovision.tv/rss/feed The official website of the Eurovision Song Contest, featuring the latest news, photos, videos, information about the contestants, the show, the contest's rich history and more. en-uk copyright: 2014 EBU/EUR Wed, 01 Oct 2014 12:31:13 +0200 Four shows to select Austrian entry 374dc8884a1811ffde5839c7164f6f30 http://www.eurovision.tv/page/news?id=115593&_t=four_shows_to_select_austrian_entry <p>Following Conchita Wurst's victory in the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest, host broadcaster ORF is taking care to be represented by a high-quality act on home ground in 2015: Four prime time shows will be broadcast in order to select the Austrian entry, with some of the country's most successful musicians involved in the process.</p> Tue, 30 Sep 2014 10:00:00 +0200 Sweden's Melodifestivalen dates, changes and presenters announced‏ 38d811299b76ac5aac2f1e8f20e4c1ed http://www.eurovision.tv/page/news?id=a_bigger_final_for_swedens_melodifestivalen <p>Reducing the number of participants, having more songs in the final and limit the number of votes per telephone. These are the news in the rules of&nbsp;<em>Melodifestivalen</em>, Sweden's national selection for the Eurovision Song Contest, which will choose its entry for Vienna on March 14th in Stockholm's Friends Arena.</p> Mon, 29 Sep 2014 14:25:21 +0200 Swiss selection: Start uploading your songs! 47ce3df9ed46291ea913957373a6bec5 http://www.eurovision.tv/page/news?id=swiss_selection_start_uploading_your_songs <p>On Monday things are getting serious in Switzerland: All artists interested in representing the country in the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest can start uploading their songs onto the official Eurovision platform set up by public broadcaster SRF. Do you want to participate, too? Then do not hesitate - you will have time until October 27 to submit an entry!</p> Sun, 28 Sep 2014 17:28:48 +0200 Vladimir Graić writes the Eurovision entry for Serbia fa21a68f3957896af9f3a75d3495b9c5 http://www.eurovision.tv/page/news?id=vladmir_grajic_writes_a_eurovision_entry_for_serbia <p>It&rsquo;s official! Serbia returns to <strong>Eurovision Song Contest</strong>. But that's not the only great news. The national broadcaster RTS confirmed that Serbia will have its representative next year in Austria and announced how the national selection is going to look like this time. Vladimir Graić who wrote <em>Molitva</em>, the winning song performed by <strong><a href="http://www.eurovision.tv/tag/expand/Marija%20%C5%A0erifovi%C4%87">Marija &Scaron;erifović </a></strong>in 2007 will be in charge for the next year&rsquo;s Eurovision entry from Serbia.</p> Sat, 27 Sep 2014 09:00:00 +0200 48 songs through to second phase in Malta b7af7e5d7a70ed694999189a6bef5c09 http://www.eurovision.tv/page/news?id=48_songs_through_to_second_phase_in_malta <p>The island nation of Malta will be amongst the first countries to select their entry for the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest, when they stage their national final on Saturday the 22nd of November. With less than two months to go, they have revealed the 48 songs and artists that have made it through to the second phase from the 134 songs submitted to the national broadcaster PBS.</p> Fri, 26 Sep 2014 22:29:26 +0200 Meet the 20 hopefuls from F.Y.R. Macedonia 02b7a8145be9049ab74fab8d9c3ca28c http://www.eurovision.tv/page/news?id=meet_the_20_hopefuls_from_f.y.r._macedonia <p>The F.Y.R. Macedonian national selection sounds very promising, with a lot of entertainment, a new location and a bigger stage! And what is more: the national final will be a part of<em> the Skopje Festival 2014</em>. The F.Y.R. Macedonian broadcaster MRT announced 20 lucky artists who will fight for the ticket to represent F.Y.R. Macedonia in Vienna.</p> Fri, 26 Sep 2014 21:02:53 +0200 "We are co-hosts", Eurovision commentators say 4fdcfb62459db8ae66df177b589d7c4f http://www.eurovision.tv/page/news?id=we_are_co-hosts_eurovision_commentators_say <p>In the Berlin Eurovision Song Contest Workshop, the emphasis was not only on <a href="http://www.eurovision.tv/page/news?id=what_is_hosting_eurovision_like"><strong>hosting the contest</strong></a> but also on a very characteristic part of the shows - the live commentary. It&rsquo;s done in all the participating countries and the commentators are well-known even after doing it just once!&nbsp;</p> Fri, 19 Sep 2014 16:04:00 +0200 What is hosting Eurovision like? 949e1c7e6a978bf0d010b63995402b5a http://www.eurovision.tv/page/news?id=what_is_hosting_eurovision_like <p>"No one told me this was going to be the best year of my professional life," Pernille Gaardbo, the Executive Producer of the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest said to the dozens of TV professionals in Berlin.</p> Fri, 19 Sep 2014 13:47:17 +0200 Eesti Laul 2015 brings some changes 688c7976b138e41442dfd9d62b85891d http://www.eurovision.tv/page/news?id=eesti_laul_2015_brings_some_changes <p>Estonia is also getting ready for the <strong>2015 Eurovision Song Contest</strong> in Austria. <em>Eesti Laul 2015</em>, the national selection of this Baltic country, will start on the 1st of December and the 'super-final' round is scheduled for the 21st of February in Tallinn.</p> Thu, 18 Sep 2014 10:10:10 +0200 Vienna 2015 slogan revealed 8995fbe96d220ebe9a181fed71427601 http://www.eurovision.tv/page/news?id=vienna_2015_slogan_revealed <p>"Building Bridges" is the official slogan for the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest, ORF, the Host Broadcaster revealed tonight.</p> Thu, 11 Sep 2014 21:19:29 +0200