'Eurosong 2014 - a MAD show' was not just intended as another national final, but also as a celebration of Greece's 40th anniversary in the Eurovision Song Contest. The event culminated with Freaky Fortune feat. RiksyKidd getting the ticket to represent their country at the 59th Eurovision Song Contest.
Many hurdles had to be overcome for the Greek national final to go ahead. Nevertheless, 'Eurosong 2014 - a MAD show' is here! As the four acts are putting the final touches to the presentation of their entries, you can now get to know the participating artists a little better before tonight's show.
Sunday sees the third and last semi final in Belgium prior to the grand final on the 16th of March. With only two spaces in Antwerp left, things are starting to get pretty hot for the last four participants. It's time to take a closer look at them.
The four songs of Eurosong 2014 - a MAD show, the Greek selection for the 59th Eurovision Song Contest, were presented earlier today. A hip hop track, a pop duet, a ballad and song with folk Balcan influences will compete for the chance to represent Greece in Copenhagen this May.
Tonight SIL and Yass topped the combined votes of the public and panel in studio in the second of three Semi Finals in Eurosong 2014. They join Eva Jacobs and Udo in the final which takes place March 16th in the Sportpaleis Antwerp.
It's soon time for the second semi final in Belgium, and only two of the four artists going head to head on Sunday will make it through to the final. Who of the four will go down as well as that famous Belgian combination of frites and mayonnaise? It's time to take a look at the next four contenders in Eurosong 2014.
In the most dramatically charged Eurosong ever seen in Ireland the five finalists performed in front of The Late Late Show Studio audience and the viewers all over the country. When the combined regional jury voting and public vote was revealed Can-Linn featuring Kacey Smith was the outright winner.
Tonight the first Eurosong 2014 semi final took place in Vilvoorde with two of the four songs making it to the March 16th Final to be staged at the Sportpaleis Antwerp. After the combined jury and public vote Eva Jacobs and Udo were the top two of the night.
Belgian broadcaster VRT has surprised many fans this year by organising a grandiose Belgian preselection, with both auditions and semi finals, culminating in a grand final on the 16th of March at the huge Sportspaleis in Antwerp. After a hectic couple of weeks with auditions and call back rounds, the first four semi finalists are ready and raring to go.
In Belgium eight artists had qualified for the semi-finals. They are now joined by four more acts, who won their spot tonight via a second chance heat, where they all competed singing Eurovision covers that was judged by Ukrainian Eurovision winner Ruslana.