After several weeks Ukraine have finally announced the final line up for their national final. The results from the jury, televoting and internet voting confirmed that Ivan Berezovskiy, Zaklyopki and Mila Nitich had the most votes and will join the final.
Poland will select its entry on Monday night. There are ten songs competing to succeed last year's Polish representative, Marcin Mroziński, and to give Poland its first win. EuroVisionary gives you an insight into the hopeful singers and groups.
In some quite inactive process in Armenia this year at their selections, the official broadcaster ARM TV revealed some changes in the national final where the public will make the last decision on Emmy's way to Düsseldorf.
This evening, Finland chose its representative for Dusseldorf in May. Three semi-finals and tonight’s final culminated in Paradise Oskar being chosen to carry the hopes of his nation with an environmentally friendly song.
During three preliminary heats a total of 7 acts had qualified for the Icelandic final held this evening. Minutes ago it was decided that it will be up to Sigurjón's Friends to bring the Nordic Island into the final of the Eurovision Song Contest for the fourth year in a row.
Week four of the new Dora format saw the six singers being reduced to four. During the upcoming weeks, the Eurovision dream for two of the remaining four would will come to an end as well. And, who would join the five names announced last week?
After several weeks and preselections the Belgium final was held in Liège tonight. The winner was chosen by a 50:50 mixture of televoting and jury vote. Finally Witloof Bay will represent Belgium in Düsseldorf with the song "With love baby".
With five more acts going straight through to the grand final of Eirodziesma, the line up is starting to shape up nicely. The remaining 5 artists tonight live to fight another day, advancing to the last chance round on the 19th of February.
The past week has seen preparations for the Norwegian Melodi Grand Prix gather pace as the press have whipped themselves into a frenzy over this year's participants. Gossip, intrigue, drama and the all important publicity make this one of the most anticipated finals in years.
A dress rehearsal is often a useful and accurate indication of how things are shaping up ahead of a major event, and Melodi Grand Prix is no exception. Having sat through and studied all eight performances, here is Eurovisionary's verdict of the acts and their songs so far.
Dozens of eager fans, both Norwegian and some from as far afield as Germany, Sweden, Ireland and the UK made their way to the Hard Rock Café in Oslo yesterday evening in order to experience what has almost become an annual tradition.
Tonight the Irish representative for Düsseldorf was chosen. After Niamh Kavanagh coming only 23rd in Oslo, a new selection concept was developed. The combination of public and jury vote finally decided to send the duo Jedward to Düsseldorf.
Spain's semi-final tonight selected three singers to perform for the chance to repesent their country in Düsseldorf. TVE's novel approach to Eurovision this year has been entertaining, and tonight kept that tradition going.
After all those semi-final selections which has been progressing since October, Azerbaijan finally chose the singer who will represent them in May. Two lucky names out of 77 took the golden ticket for Düsseldorf, where the contest will be held this year.
Ireland is the most successful Eurovision country. They won the contest seven times, but since 2001 they have not done very well including several failures to reach the final. That is why Ireland changed their selection procedure for this year.
With a total of 10 shows the coming Saturday is going to be a challenge, but also a true joy for anyone who loves the Eurovision Song Contest. Friday will function as a warm up party with four shows. There is no excuse for being bored this weekend.
As one of a select number of invited guests, Eurovisionary were fortunate enough to be able to attend the launch of Magne Hovden's book, Melodi Grand Prix yesterday. We were promised an evening of glitter and glamour with one or two surprises and publisher Aschehoug certainly didn't dissappoint.
Spain's selection process continues tonight when three singers will be selected to take part in the national final on 18 February. Ten acts have qualified over the past weeks to compete in the semi-final stage of Destino Eurovisión. We will be entertained, once more, with some ingenious versions of Eurovision hits.