Joan Franka will be representing the Netherlands at the 2012 Eurovision Song Contest with this song You And Me. Will that be enough to bring the country into that final they haven't been in since 2004?
In this video you can see Ruth Jacott & Paul de Leeuw perform Paul's big hit in the Netherlands Blijf Bij Mij. Ruth Jacott hosted the 2012 Eurovision In Concert and Paul is a well known performer who has also been Dutch commentator.
When the final of this year's Eurovision Song Contest runs over the TV screens on the 26th of May it will most likely be with a significantly lower number of viewers from Denmark. An Olympic handball qualification match will probably be preferred by a lot of Danes.
More than half of this year's Eurovision Song Contest participants made their appearance at the 4th edition of Eurovision In Concert last night. A sold out crowd had a great party to 23 of the entries that will soon compete in Baku. See or re-live it via our 3D videos.
Joan Franka will be representing The Netherlands at the 2012 Eurovision Song Contest with the song You and Me. Joan will try to break the devils leg as this country hasn't qualified to the final since 2004.
So far 15 of this year's Eurovision Song Contest particpants have confirmed that they will make their appearance at the annual preview concert Eurovision In Concert held in Amsterdam. It is however expected that even more names will be announced soon.
7 years in a row now without qualifying for the final of the Eurovision Song Contest. That is the unfortunate Dutch destiny at the Eurovision Song Contest. Today it was decided that it will be up to Joan Franka to change that with the song You And Me.
France and Belgium confirmed that their participants for this year's Eurovision Song Contest also will be performing at the warm up party, Eurovision In Concert in the Netherlands in April. A total of six countries are confirmed so far.
On the 21st of April, few weeks before heading to Baku, a long list of this year's Eurovision Song Contest participants will team up in Amsterdam for the anually Eurovision In Concert. So far four countries have been confirmed, but we should be able to expect a bit over 20 to take part.