For the Danish national final on Saturday several of the country's Eurovision legends will perform as interval act. Reigning winner Emmelie de Forest will open the show where 10 participants will battle to defend the red and white Danish colours on homefield in Copenhagen in May.
Even prior to his entry Núna for Iceland at the 1995 Eurovision Song Contest in Dublin, Björgvin (Bo) Halldórsson was already an established name on the domestic music scene, having had a career from the late sixties. He still enjoys enormous popularity to this day, and his latest project, the album Duet 3, is garnering rave reviews.
She celebrated her 40 years anniversary 5 years ago, later this year she turns 65, but Birthe Kjær appears nowhere near her pension as she is about to release yet another new album. The singer who came third in the Eurovision Song Contest in 1989 is also back touring.
The composer, producer and performer Juan Carlos Calderón died yesterday in Madrid after suffering a heart failure at the age of 74. He was the author of four of the Spanish entries at the Eurovision Song Contest in the 70s and 80s; Eres Tú, Tú Volverás, La Fiesta Terminó and Nacida Para Amar.
Carmelo Martínez is well known as one of the members of the most recognized band on the Spanish music scene in the 80s, La Década Prodigiosa who represented Spain at the 1988 Eurovision Song Contest. Since then, he has continued working on music and now he is back with this version of a great hit.
Poor Justine Pelmelay, it really hasn't been her week. Following excruciating pains and fever, the popular former Eurovision artist was admitted to hospital for emergency surgery, with three major operations performed on her within a week.
When the Netherlands on Saturday kicks off for their new entertainment programme where well known names will be competing on diving skills a former Eurovision Song Contest participant will be hosting it, yet another one will be taking part - and joined by a Junior Eurovision Song Contest winner.
On her new album Birthe Kjær is showing a rather new side of herself when she diggs into 12 well known international classics to give them new life. For Birthe this album is a dream come true, but is she too much out of her comfort zone here or does she have what it takes?