Finally the moment many Dutch fans had been waiting for arrived - the duo The Common Linnets performed their entry for Copenhagen Calm Before The Storm for the first time live together on the talk show De Wereld Draait Door tonight. Reports of the song being leaked earlier this morning on the radio channel 3FM were denied by broadcaster TROS today.
As frontman of 2003 Estonian entrant Ruffus, Vaiko Eplik brought both attitude and funk to neighbouring Riga. After the contest, the group disbanded and Vaiko went on to a succesful solo career. Now he's back with his highly anticipated brand new album Nõgesed.
Dutch songstress Glennis Grace was deeply affected by the tragic premature death of celebrated artist Whitney Houston in 2012. Ms Houston was Glennis' idol and what better way to honour her memory than perform some of her hits on her first theatre tour which got underway yesterday.
A total of ten entries were unveiled yesterday when details surrounding the Icelandic national selection Söngvakeppnin were made known. Both song titles, as well as the names of artists and composers were confirmed. Fans were finally given three more dates to pencil into their calendars, with the news of two semi finals and a final to look forward to.
Singer, dancer and actor, Nuno Resende, who represented Belgium at the 2005 Eurovision Song Contest with Le Grand Soir, will be part of the cast in a new musical. Pinocchio will be premiered at the Théâtre de Paris on the 19th of October. After that, it will go on tour throughout France.
After what sounds like a long legal battle, musician Manos Psaltakis announced that, yesterday, a Greek court ruled in his favour as the rightful composer of 2005 Eurovision winner My Number One and against Christos Dantis, the artist so far credited as the main composer of the song.
2005 Eurovision winner Helena Paparizou and 1998 Cypriot participant Mihalis Hatzigiannis are some of the artists that will appear in the MAD North Stage Festival. The event is organized by Greek music channel MAD TV and will be part of the 78th Thessaloniki International Festival.
Dutch singing sensation Glennis Grace recently held a unique hologram concert in The Hague and will also participate in the ceremony marking the king's accession to the throne. Even though she has a jam packed schedule, the artist has just confirmed a tour for early next year and plans for a new Dutch language album later this year.
It's not just the Eurovision Song Contest that the Dutch are gearing up towards in May. In a matter of weeks, for the first time in the Netherlands' Eurovision history, they will have a king as head of state, which will be celebrated with a huge concert featuring some Eurovision names.