The bookmakers have Denmark as their top favourite to win the Eurovision Song Contest next month in Malmö - and so far the fans are pretty much in agreement with this. After the points from five of the fan clubs Emmelie de Forest has a clear first position as the fan favourite of the year.
Melodifestivaklubben OGAE Sweden held its annual convention outside the town of Eskilstuna on Saturday the 13th of October. The 120+ crowd got a chance to see and meet up with the first Eurovision winner Lys Assia and the former ESC entrants Sinpus, Joan Franka, Birgitta Haukdal, Esther Hart and also a handful of former participants from Melodifestivalen.
Bulgaria is one of the countries that has been sticking in the semi-finals at the Eurovision Song Contest for a long time. Therefore, Bulgarian broadcaster BNT with cooperation of OGAE Bulgaria decided to make an international survey for a better participation in Sweden 2013.
The official fan club of the Eurovision Song Contest, OGAE, has opened its annual poll to predict the 2012 Eurovision Song Contest winner. Loreen was in the lead after 6 clubs votes, we have reached 14 out of 41 club results but nothing has changed in the leader's position.
The Azerbaijani fan club had arranged a big concert in Baku for Sunday evening. The well attended concert inpressed the audience by the many invited Eurovision Song Contest celebrities and various presents from the fan club.
The UK branch of OGAE is one of the larger fan clubs in Europe, and each year holds a its Boom Bang-a-Bang party. This gives fans a chance to mull over the current year's crop up songs. Which ones would get their seal of approval?
As the countdown approaches the start of the 2012 Eurovision Song Contest the OGAE fan club members around Europe is casting their votes. This unofficial voting so far shows Sweden's Loreen to be the big fan favourite this year.
While the countdown for the 2012 Eurovision Song Contest is currently ticking down, the official fan organisation of the contest, the OGAE, has started their annual voting to predict the real winner of the contest. OGAE members from three countries have already given their predictions.
EuroVisionary was contacted by Danish OGAE president Johann Sørensen regarding the story about him encouraging DR to boycott the 2012 Eurovision Song Contest to be held in Baku, Azerbaijan. He says he was misinterpreted in the medias and that he never suggested the mentioned boycott.
The newly elected president of the Danish OGAE fanclub has sent out a press release suggesting that DR and other broadcasters simply boycott the coming 2012 edition of the Eurovision Song Contest due to a human right issue in relation to the building of the new arena. EBU denies that it is related.