The Ukrainian capital has been chosen to host the 2013 Junior Eurovision Song Contest from all rest of the bids which were submitted. The experience that Kiev has in hosting EBU-UER events was a factor in their success.
Quédate Conmigo (Stay With Me), the Spanish entry of this year's Eurovision Song Contest is what Spain's Eurovision fans claim to be José Luis Uribarri looking at heaven, as the Spanish commentator of many years finally passed away.
Can Bonomo has proven that he deserves a place in the final. Several changes have been made in an attempt to improve the catastrophic result from Düsseldorf 2011. The most important change is that the colours of the outfit will be white and grey, with capes featuring as an important element for the performance.
Spanish hopes have arrived in the land of fire with the aim of lighting up Europe with the strong ballad that Pastora Soler will perform. The experienced singer has also received messages of support showing that Spain trusts in her.
Are you surprised to hear that Crystall Hall is still not ready? Well, in a country like Azerbaijan you need to have a good portion of patience. The starving press is finally beginning to get something to eat and the shuttle busses works from time to time so things will probably get done in the end.
The area around Crystal arena is currently still one big construction place, but they are optimistic that they will be finished for tomorrow - if not we probably all have to wear security helmets, but with the temperatures here we won't survive that.
Sopho Toroshelidze, the Georgian voice who represented the Caucasian republic with Eldrine in Düsseldorf 2011, has been chosen by GPB to be the voting spokesperson of this year's Eurovision Song Contest.
Anggun's much waited song, Echo, which will represent France at the 2012 Eurovision Song Contest in Baku was presented during the official reception of the Midem this Sunday - at the same time the song was made available to listen to online.
Fans and press as well as participants have now left this year’s host city, Düsseldorf and it is time to shortly look back at the previous two weeks. For many the conclusion is ready; this was the worst organised Eurovision Song Contest in years.