In the fourth episode of their warm up serie looking at somewhat different entries from around Europe, DR paid a visit to Portugal. They have more demonstrations that in other European countries, and in 2011 they brought it to Eurovision with Homens da Luta.
Girl group Timoteij launched their career when they participated in the 2010 Melodifestivalen final with the folk pop dancefloor stomper Kom. They're still going strong, but recently announced they have become a trio before they set their sights on winning over the Far East.
One of the success stories of last year's Eurovision Song Contest, the Euro Fan Café makes a welcome return this year, bigger and better than ever. Tickets went on sale at the beginning of the month, generating an overwhelming response. With a packed programme, it's easy to see why tickets have been selling faster than hot cakes.
Former Eurovision winner Alexander Rybak usually has a rather busy time of it in the run up to Eurovision each year, and this year is no exception. Not only has young Mr Rybak been busy featuring in a popular TV series in Norway, he's apparently heading East for Easter.
Earlier this month the readers of DR's Eurovision site have been asked to vote in various categories each with three nominees. The lucky winners ended up being Donatan & Cleo, Carl Espen, András Kallay-Saunders, Firelight, Pollapönk and Sebalter.
Anouk restored some national pride in the Netherlands last year by taking the Dutch back to the final and the top ten for the first time in fourteen years. Hopes are high in Camp Holland this year too, and TROS are to air a unique documentary this coming Wednesday featuring this year's entrants The Common Linnets.
After having been to Ukraine and Finland, it was time to visit the hand puppet that is being compared to Bono from U2 and describes Lordi as Spice Girls without make up! It is Dustin the Turkey that represented Ireland at the Eurovision Song Contest in 2008.
The 2007 Swiss Eurovision participant, DJ BoBo, has just released his brand new single and video. It is called Fiesta Loca and is taken from his new album, Circus. He is also about to embark on a major tour around Germany and Switzerland with his Circus show.
Today DR revealed that it will be its own two hosts, Abdel Aziz Mahmoud and Ulla Essendrop who will function as moderators of the press conferences during the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest. In less than three weeks the first rehearsals kicks off.
Today it was announced that 2011 Eurovision participant Tim Schou will host this year's Euroclub held at Copenhagen's nightclub Vega. From this position he will entertain the participants, press and the accreditated fans. 2007 Danish representative, DQ, will be involved as well.
Today the four members of the Swedish pop group ABBA can celebrate 40 years anniversary for their succesful Eurovision Song Contest winner, Waterloo. It is being marked with a special CD and DVD box containing previous non released material.
In the second episode of their Eurovision warm up programme DR visited Mr. Lordi and Finland to find out what is so particicular Finnish about a hard rock band dressed as monsters and also to look into what Finland actually is: Are they the odd counsin to Scandinavia or Russia's shy younger brother?
The 2014 Eurovision Song Contest kicks off on the 28th of April where the first 10 countries will rehearse their act on the stage in Copenhagen for the first time. A rehearsal free day has been put into the schedule as there will be other things planned for the participants that day.
EuroVisionary continues our Danish language course leading up to the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest. In this second episode you will be taught the varies greetings used in Denmark plus as a bonus, the unofficial Danish language test. Can you pass it?
More than 150 hours of Eurovision entertainment in form of talk shows, quizzes, concerts and cinema films, that is what Euro Fan Café has to offer the many fans in Copenhagen for the Eurovision Song Contest. Entry bracelets can already now be purchased online at a reduced price.
The popular Russian duo, tATu, recently reformed and performed at the Winter Olympics Opening Ceremony in Sochi, Russia and they also released a brand new single, Lyubov' V Kazhdom Mgnovenii. However, they have already announced they will split again.
Thursday evening DR premiered their new series Europe In Glitter as a warm up to this year's Eurovision Song Contest. In the first episode we met Verka Serduchka representing Ukraine in 2007 and we got the answer to how a country where homosexuality doesn't exist could send a drag act to Eurovision.
In Melodifestivalen she stated that "only dead fish follow the stream" and now Louise Hoffsten is making it clear that she is anything but one to follow the stream. She released an album today with 12 Elvis Presley songs, all of them of course recorded in Memphis.
Are you going to Copenhagen in May for the Eurovision Song Contest? Don't miss out on EuroVisionary's language course as we give you a basic introduction to Danish. In this first chapter we teach you the numbers, which might be a bit confusing to some.
Under the hashtag DelFesten (Share the party) main sponsor of the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest, TDC, has started a tour across the country which involves a karaoke competition with Annette Heick as judge. The sponsor has been really active promoting Eurovision lately.
Are you going to Copenhagen in May for the Eurovision Song Contest? Don't miss out on EuroVisionary's language course that starts tomorrow. Whether or not you want to be able to get by a bit in Danish or just want to impress the locals with a few sentences, this language course is for you.
Today EBU and the 2014 host broadcaster, DR, announced the running order for the two semi-finals that will take place on the 6th and 8th of May. Armenia opens semi-final 1, while Malta will have the honour of kicking the second one off. Hungary and Romania closes each of their semi-finals.
Maria Yaremchuk will represent Ukraine in the forthcoming Eurovision Song Contest. She will compete in the first semi-final on the 6th May with the song Tick-Tock. Maria recently spoke to EuroVisionary about her plans ahead of Copenhagen.