The Austrian entry for the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest was presented today - and many fans are in for a bit of a surprise as drag act Conchita Wurst will come to Copenhagen with the powerballad of the year. Their entry is titled Rise Like A Phoenix.
The first rehearsals starts in little over a month, and today at the Head of Delegation meeting in Copenhagen all the 2014 entries were officially submitted to the EBU. Denmark's starting position in the final was drawn and provisionary dates for the 2015 contest was set.
In was new in this year's Icelandic final that the artist had to choose which language they will perform in for the Eurovision Song Contest. Pollapönk won with a bilungual version of their entry, but the official video released is 100% in English, implying the viewers were lied to.
The final of the Portuguese national selection for the Eurovision Song Contest, Festival Da Canção, was held tonight. A total of five acts were vying to represent Portugal in Copenhagen, but only the favourite from the audience would have that honour and it was Suzy with Quero Ser Tua.
The Norwegian preselection has been gathering momentum over the past week and culminated this evening with the grand final from Oslo Spektrum. Nine acts waited nervously in the wings until their time came to take to the stage and shine. It was Carl Espen who emerged victorious from tonight's superfinal and will carry the hopes of Norway to Copenhagen.
Tolmachevy Twins has now officially beeen announced as the act that will represent Russia in the next Eurovision Song Contest in Copenhagen in May. The Russian sisters who won the 2006 Junior Eurovision Song Contest will now move up into the senior contest.
The Spanish broadcaster has released the official video clip of Dancing In The Rain, which is also the final version of the song with lyrics that are quite different from what we heard in the national final including more verses in the English language.
Since their debut, micronation San Marino have tried and tried, and tried again but failed to make the final of the Eurovision Song Contest. They're hoping to change that this year with the entry Maybe with singer Valentina Monetta representing them for a third consecutive year.
Today the Georgian entry for the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest has been presented. Three Minutes To Earth is one of these songs which add variety to the contest and it can be described as a folk song with a modern sound far from traditional.
This evening has been presented Not Alone, the song that Aram MP3 will be performing for Armenia at the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest. The show featured the performances of many former Armenian Eurovision representatives who came to wish Aram MP3 good luck in Copenhagen.