Loreen has made a brief visit to Madrid where she has managed to gather a large number of Spanish fans when she performed her 2012 winning song Euphoria. The biggest event was held in the 40 Café concert club.
Stockholm may have lost out to Malmö in the fight to host next years contest, but that isn't stopping the city from getting into the Eurovision party mood with a jam packed line up for the annual Stockholm Pride event.
Quirky Russian rockers Mumiy Troll are currently sailing around the world on board the ship Sedov and have their latest english langauge album Vladivostok was given a simulatneous April release in the US and Russia. Now it's the turn of the UK, with the band making a number of appearances there this summer.
Winner of this year's Eurovision Song Contest Loreen almost sparked a diplomatic crisis whilst in Baku as she made her views known against the regime in Azerbaijan, taking part in the Sing For Democracy rally. Since then however, the artists appears to have softened her stance somewhat, choosing to perform for one of Europe's most notorious dictators.
If you find yourself in Amsterdam this summer at a loose end with nothing better to do on a Sunday, then you should definitely make your way to Museumplein on the 25th and the 26th of that month as you will have the opportunity to get up close and personal to a number of Eurovision stars.
Irish folk music exports Dervish want to thank the loyalty of their Irish fans by giving back this summer. And what better way to contribute by taking part in a non profit charitable event under the auspices of the Irish president himself.
Much water has passed under the bridge since charmer Mickey Harte stood on stage and sang for Ireland with We've Got The World Tonight at the 2003 Eurovision Song Contest in Riga. The artist has shown a marked development since then and has just recently treated Americans to his own brand of pop-rock.