Thursday evening DR premiered their new series Europe In Glitter as a warm up to this year's Eurovision Song Contest. In the first episode we met Verka Serduchka representing Ukraine in 2007 and we got the answer to how a country where homosexuality doesn't exist could send a drag act to Eurovision.
Today EBU and the 2014 host broadcaster, DR, announced the running order for the two semi-finals that will take place on the 6th and 8th of May. Armenia opens semi-final 1, while Malta will have the honour of kicking the second one off. Hungary and Romania closes each of their semi-finals.
Maria Yaremchuk will represent Ukraine in the forthcoming Eurovision Song Contest. She will compete in the first semi-final on the 6th May with the song Tick-Tock. Maria recently spoke to EuroVisionary about her plans ahead of Copenhagen.
Mariya Yaremchuk has presented the official music video her song Tick-Tock. She will represent Ukraine at the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest in Copenhagen with her upbeat dance song. The song is also presented in a remixed version since she won the Ukrainian national selection back in December.
Ukranian Eurovision representative Maria Yaremchuk and the Swiss winner to be determined this coming Saturday will be guests at the Maltese selection to take place on 7th and 8th of February according to a press statement from the Maltese broadcaster PBS.
Today the traditional allocation draw was held in order to determine which countries will compete in which semi-final. In other words: It is time to start analysing and guessing on who will in the end qualify for the final and who might not make it.
On Monday, the 20th of January the allocation draw for Eurovision 2014 will take place. A live broadcast will happen directly from Copenhagen's town hall. Six pots for the two semi-finals have been announced.
Would Greece be in or out? That was one of the questions that got answered today when the list of participating countries for the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest was announced. And yes, Greece is among the minimum 36 countries we shall see in Copenhagen in May.
The 2014 season has started and the first entry is now known. 20 songs were competing in the national final in Ukraine, which resulted in Maria Yaremchuk winning the right to represent her country at the Eurovision Song Contest in May next year.
On the 21st of December Ukraine will pick its representative for next year's Eurovision Song Contest in Copenhagen, Denmark. In the running for this honour is 20 candidates picked by a jury consisting of people involved in the music industry.