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.
Farid Mammadov will be visiting Turkey tomorrow as part of his promotional tour. Having released a Turkish version of his Eurovision Song Contest entry, he is prepared to meet the Turkish fans that are keeping the interest high despite not participating this year.
Turkish national broadcaster TRT made a shocking decision in November when they withdrew from the 2013 Eurovision Song Contest. As the contest soon will take place without their country, Turkish fans are however able to enjoy a parody of the San Marino video.
Nazmie Selimi participated in the 2009 Festivali i Këngës in Albania with Mendohu dhe njëherë. She has now released her new song, Degjo zemren. The song is currently doing well as part of the 2013 Top Fest competition, one of the biggest music contests in Albania.
Yesterday the local broadcaster, DR, launched a competition that calls for fans to create their own cover version of Only Teardrops, the Danish entry for this year's Eurovision Song Contest. If you are creative you can win one of the special flutes and Emmelie's debut album.
Esma & Lozano will soon compete in the second semi-final at the 2013 Eurovision Song Contest with Pred Da Se Razdeni. The duo have just released the official video clip for their entry with the English title If I Could Change The World.
Ylenia Vella took part in the 2013 Malta Eurosong with Tides Of Illusion. She has just released her new song called Għinni Nqum. Ylenia has also recorded a video to accompany the song. The release is to raise money for a fund raising mission.
Zlata Ognevich will represent Ukraine at the 2013 Eurovision Song Contest with the song, Gravity. Here she talks to EuroVisionary about her hopes and plans for Sweden, her career, musical influences and much more.
Has the Eurovision Song Contest become too big and are the Eastern countries stealing the spotlight? That was up for discussion when Danish commentator Ole Tøpholm met with his former colleague veteran Jørgen De Mylius and former multiple songwriter participant Keld Heick.