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Željko Joksimović compose for Belarus

Ex participant of the Eurovision Song Contest, Željko Joksimović, has agreed to be the composer for the Belarusian singer for Dusseldorf 2011, Irina Dorofeeva. Željko has known Irina for 11 years because they have participated together in many festivals around Europe. "Yesterday there was a meeting of their delegation where the head, Lukashenko, expressed his… Read more

Montenegro Says ‘No’ to Düsseldorf 2011

Macedonian broadcaster, RTCG, has confirmed that it will not participate at the 2011 Eurovision Song Contest 2011 in Germany. The country made its solo debut in the 2007, with Stevan Faddy and the song Ajde, kroči. They achieved poor results without qualifying to the final. In 2008 in Belgrade, Stefan Filipović participated, singing Zauvjek volim… Read more

The Balkans prepare for Düsseldorf 2011

2010 was a year when we experienced Norwegian hospitality as the host nation welcomed us for 55th Eurovision Song Contest in Oslo. Preperations are now underway for the 56th contest next year in Germany in Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia & Herzegovina, FYR Macedonia, Serbia and Montenegro.  The countries Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Montenegro, Serbia, and FYR Macedonia had previously participated as ex Yugoslavia,… Read more

Dino Merlin will represent Bosnia & Herzegovina in Düsseldorf

BHTR chose Dino Merlin to represent Bosnia and Herzegovina in the 2011 Eurovision Song Contest in Germany. National broadcaster wanted to pick someone impressive, an active artist who made excellent results during his career, guaranteed by highest professional standards.  Dino Merlin (Edin Dervišhalidović) will represent Bosnia and Herzegovina at the 56th The Eurovision Song Contest… Read more

Slovenia has second rehersal

Slovenia had its second rehersal today in the Telenor Arena, where the staff started organising the space and the seats. Everything is on set, with just a few more rehersals needs to be done until we will see the semi-finals. These days all rehersals are a bit faster than the first days, because the semi-finals are coming… Read more

Miro rocks on the stage

Miro entered the stage as the real angel and took his first rehearsal in Oslo. We saw something different this time. The stage was white and shining, covered by silver lights. The performances also had a specific choreography because of the costumes . It is a disco pop song, which gives you reason to dance. There were… Read more

Slovenia with its folk-rock

Today Slovenia had their first rehersal in the Telenor Arena in Oslo. They will participate in second semi-final, and their rehersals started on a sunny and warm day. There were six of them on the stage, performing a song which is mix of Slovenian folk and rock. We have an accordian player, two guitars, contrabass, as well as the female… Read more

Sweden’s first rehearsal

Sweden will participate 6th in the second semifinal, and they had their first rehearsal today in the Telenor Arena. The sun is shining outside, so everyone is quite happy and shiny This beauty entered the stage for the first time, with her song This is my life. The stage was red, they were dressed in white… Read more

Eurovision fever before the trip to Oslo

One whole year we need to wait for Eurovision, then what is happening? We get excited and start remembering pretty things from the past contests. Fevers like preparing for the trip, missing our friends who we meet once a year. Euroclub and parties, taking crazy pictures, working hard, smiling for promo-materials. A few months ago we… Read more

Gjoko Taneski for FYR Macedonia in Oslo

Last night the final in Skopje Fest 2010 was held. This is the national selection for FYR Macedonia. After 16 songs performed in Universal arena yet another song was ready for the Eurovision Song Contest in Oslo. Gjoko Taneski won via combined jury and televoting. After two semifinals, where 8 was picked from each a… Read more