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.
The musical Erzsebeth will be presented at the cultural center Marius Staquet from Mouscron, Belgium in late 2012. It is an adaptation of the legend of the Comtesse Bathory far from the stereotypes that made her the muse of the vampirism.
Sanne Salomonsen might suffer some flashback in the coming months as she will now be starring in the musical Hair - something she also did in 1971. Back then it started her career... we can only hope that it won't be a ring closing that fantastic career now she is back. The play will also feature Tim Schou from A Friend In London.
As reported mere days ago here on Eurovisionary, Estonian broadcaster ERR had received 157 submissions for the national selection Eesti Laul 2013. A jury has been busy beavering away over the past few days and yesterday evening the full line up for next year's competition was announced, with many familiar names promising us a diverse selection.
Åge Sten Nilsen and Benedicte Adrian both represent two genres that are pretty far apart from one another, rock and avantgarde pop. In a surprise collaboration with another former Norwegian entrant, Benedicte Adrian, Christmas comes early for both Queen and Eurovision fans in the form of a seasonal edition of the Queen tribute show We Will Rock You.
Luciana Abreu will dance, sing and perform on ice in this show based on a fun and adventurous story with monsters, treasures, magic formulas and of course a flying carpet. It will take place during the months of November and December at the Rivoli Municipal Theatre in Oporto, Portugal.
Veteran Maltese singer Chiara who had the honour of representing Malta three times at the Eurovision Song Contest,has released a single, Forget Forgetting Me. Surprisingly for her fans, Chiara is back with a new outfit, also with a covered uptempo act which was performed by Paul Oscar previously.
Fans of Eurovision will remember Martin Stenmarck for his rather steamy performance of Las Vegas, the Swedish entry for Eurovision in Kiev in 2005. Since then, his career reached new heights in his homeland with multiple #1 albums. His career is about to diversify this autumn when the star makes his acting debut.
BBC features former UK Eurovision entrants in the latest series of Celebrity Masterchef. Cheryl Baker and Javine Hylton will pit their culinary skills against 14 other celebrities. Will they be up to the challenge in the heat of the kitchen?