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.
Yesterday the selection process in Moldova at the 2012 Eurovision Song Contest ended with the final show of O Melodie Pentru Europa. Out of twenty-one entries participated fighting Pasha Parfeny took the ticket for the song contest with his song Lăutar.
Tonight, the song presentation named Evropska Pesma was held in Serbia. Several well-known names attended the show where Serbian high-hope Željko Joksimović presented his participating song, Synonym/Ljubav Nije Stvar for the 2012 Eurovision Song Contest.
Israel is another country that picked its representative internally. After announcing the group Izabo would be representing this country, their participating song, Time, was premiered with a concert on March 1st, as was planned. Meanwhile, the viewers were able to hear the live performance of the group; the official video clip is also out.
Saturday evening Sweden will pick its winner of the 2012 Melodifestivalen and thereby decide who will represent the country at the Eurovision Song Contest in May in Baku. 10 songs will compete in the final, but who do you think will win?
On March 10 Romania will select its artist and song for the forthcoming Eurovision Song Contest. As usual the same show format will be used and 15 songs are in the race to represent Romania in Baku. Let's find out more about each artist!
This year's festival will be a tribute to the Portuguese most traditional music genre, fado, which a few months ago was added to UNESCO's list of World's Intangible Cultural Heritage. Without having heard the candidate songs, we know that the 12 competing acts will have at least this common feature.