Eurovision Song Contest news
Posted 15 May, 2013 - 13:07 by Virginia López
Tomorrow Farid Mammadov will be representing Azerbaijan in the second semi-final of this year's Eurovision Song Contest with the song Hold Me. In this interview he was asked about how he feels being one of the hot favourites and also talked to us about the meaning of his striking staging.
Posted 15 May, 2013 - 12:25 by Verena Teuber
After a very successful first rehearsal on Sunday the expectations for Cascada's second rehearsal were high. Before heading off to the arena singer Natalie posted on her Facebook site that she had vocal problems. How would this effect her performance?
Posted 15 May, 2013 - 12:13 by Ian Fowell
Amandine Bourgeois was next to the stage for the second set of rehearsals for France. Amandine gave a confident performance of L'enfer Et Moi as she looked at ease with her show.
Posted 14 May, 2013 - 22:05 by Steve Paxton
After months of preparation and national selections, some of which started last year, it was finally time for the first of the shows of the 2013 Eurovision Song Contest. A reduced number of participants, mostly for financial reasons, gave those delegations who have travelled to Malmo a great opportunity be among the ten to qualify for the final.
Posted 14 May, 2013 - 16:29 by Kristján Sveinsson
Throughout much of the contest's history, the opening sequence of each entry has been portrayed with a postcard. Whereas the trend used to be to use postcardsto show off the country's sights and nature for what it was worth, SVT have made the postcards more personal, following each artist at home.
Posted 15 May, 2013 - 11:48 by Verena Teuber
Spain started the second rehearsal day for the big 5 and the host nation Sweden. In comparison to their first rehearsal there was one big change - the change of the dress of the lead singer Raquel.
Posted 14 May, 2013 - 16:52 by Charlotte Jensen
Tonight we will know which ten countries will qualify to the final from the first final. Before we come so far it was however time for a third dress rehearsal this afternoon. This was the last chance for the acts to get rid of the nerves that might still be back.
Posted 14 May, 2013 - 15:15 by Ian Fowell
Glen Vella from Malta made a surprise appearance athe Euro Fan Cafe in Malmö. He took to the stage and performed three Eurovision songs. He was also congratulated as it is his birthday today.