A survey was carried out by Monitor on behalf of main Icelandic daily Morgunblaðið, where readers were asked to select their favourite Icelandic entry of all time. Approximately 2.000 people took part, which, contrary to what you may think, is actually quite remarkable for a country of this size!
A couple of days ago, Turkish National Broadcaster TRT opened a poll which was entitled: 'Who should represent us (Turkey) at the Eurovision Song Contest?" on Facebook. More details about the poll have been revealed by the corporation.
The European Broadcasting Union's Turkish member, TRT (Turkish Radio and Television Corporation), has opened their annual poll that is entitled: 'Who Should Represent Turkey Next Year in Germany?'. It's planned Turkey's participant for Eurovision Song Contest 2011 will be chosen through the result of the poll.
State broadcaster RÚV has launched its search for the much anticipated successor to Hera Björk, in the Söngvakeppni Sjónvarpsins 2011. Organisers have previously stated that all entries are to be performed in Icelandic in next year's edition of the competition.
After Michael von der Heide’s failure in Oslo, Swiss television prepares a new selection procedure for the Eurovision Song Contest 2011. The Swiss audience shall decide who will represent the country next year in Germany. A decision will be made already in December.
Despite what couldn't have been anything but a disappointing result for Didrik Solli Tangen, the Norwegian representative at this year's contest, he appears to have taken the defeat on the chin, turning the whole experience into something positive.