In this video you can catch up with how the third day of rehearsals went. EuroVisionary's John Stanton guide you through them and we spice it all up with some clips from the press presentation of the artists - included is all a performance of Ég á líf from Iceland.
Today we will see the last nine semi-finalists rehearse on the stage here in Malmö for the first time. First up this morning was Greece followed by Israel, Armenia and Hungary. Check up how it went in this updated rehearsal article.
The Eurovision winner Carola has been confirmed as the interval act of the Eurovision final on the 18th of May. The act is described by the Eurovision show producer Christer Björkman as a humorous number with focus on Sweden.
Malmö might be the capital of the Eurovision Song Contest these days, but not everything happens there. In Stockholm the ABBA Museum opened the 7th of May. A lot of efforts have been made in order to make the exhibition a special experience for the visitors.
Earlier today the first four countries in the second semi-final went on stage for their first rehearsal here in Malmö. Now time had come to the next four to show us what they have planned. First in this group was Finland followed by Malta, Bulgaria and finally Iceland.
In an announcement today SVT presented next Thursdays interval act for the second semi-final of the Eurovision Song contest. The interval act, called "Swedish pop Voices", will feature the two swedish pop stars Darin & Agnes singing a medley with some of their greatest hits.
EuroVisionary caught up with the Belarussian representative Alyona Lanskaya here in Malmö where she is busy with rehearsals making sure everything will go smooth in the semi-final. In this video interview you can also hear her sing up the entire hall with her amazing voice.
The previous two days we have seen rehearsals from all the participants in the first semi-final. Now we are starting up with the second semi-final. In this updated article we will see Latvia, San Marino, FYR Macedonia and Azerbaijan.
While we are waiting for the third day of rehearsals to start let's look back at our video impressisions from day two. This included rehearsals for the last eight countries participating in the first semi-final.
Irish Ryan Dolan opened the rehearsals in the second half of the second day. He was followed by Cyprus, Lithuania and Serbia. We have now had a peak as to what they have in mind for next Tuesday's show - and they have had a chance to improve the last details.
For the rehearsals today Lithuania and Belgium had swapped positions. First on stage today was however the interesting act from Montenegro. This article is being updated after each rehearsal so don't remember to come back to read about your favourite and its competitors.
Today was a big day for Danish Eurovision participant Emmelie de Forest. She was rehearsing for the first time on the stage in Malmö, from where she needs to try to live up to the expectations as the top favourite to win. Her debut album was also released today.
After a break it was time for the big favourite Emmelie de Forest from Denmark to rehearse her act on the stage here in Malmö. She will be followed by three more top candidates as Russia, Ukraine and the Netherlands comes right after. This article will be updated after each of the rehearsals.
With Margaret Berger yet to see action in Malmö, Norwegian broadcaster NRK have just confirmed their plans to give the national selection Melodi Grand Prix a major makeover for next year, making some drastic changes.
Martina Avramoska has won the top prize at a prestigious national opera competition in FYR Macedonia. She has won the 4th National Competition for Young Musicians festival and achieved her win with the maximum scores possible.
Austria's Natália Kelly was the first of the artists to rehearse on the Malmö stage today. She will be followed by participants from Estonia, Slovenia and Croatia in the first half of the day. In this article, which will be updated after each rehearsal, you can read all about how their first encounters with the stage went.
We have arrived to Malmö, Sweden, and are ready to start our two weeks of coverage. This of course includes videos in 3D - and as a little teaser, you can watch our trip from North Jutland, Denmark, to Malmö.
Eleven wars to lose it, one bridge to somehow get it back, A Turning Torso and Chicaco in the 1930's. Does that make you curious? Well read on, and find out what that's all about. We take a historical look at Malmö, the host city of the 2013 Eurovision Song Contest.
Nika & Eva Prusnik were finalists at the 2012 Slovenian EMA competition. They have continued to see the music career blossom and have now released their brand new single. It is called Goodbye Song and is composed by the girls themselves.