Valentina Monetta declined invitation to represent San Marino in 2022

Speaking on the latest episode The Euro Trip and in a very rare media appearance, Valentina Monetta has revealed that she declined an invitation to represent San Marino at Eurovision 2022. Monetta has represented the nation on four previous occasions, three times in a row from 2012-2014 and again in 2017 alongside Jimmie Wilson. When…

JOWST tried to enter Eurovision 2021, planning return in 2022

Speaking on the latest episode The Euro Trip, JOWST has revealed that he tried to enter a song into the 2021 Eurovision Song Contest. JOWST, alongside Aleksander Walmann, represented Norway at Eurovision in 2017 after winning Melodi Grand Prix with the song Grab The Moment. Speaking to presenter James Rowe, JOWST said: “I actually tried…

Molly Sanden rules out Melodifestivalen return

Speaking on the latest episode of The Euro Trip, Swedish singer Molly Sanden has ruled out a return to Melodifestivalen. The singer who found fame at the Junior Eurovision Song Contest in 2006 has previously competed in Melfest on three occasions (2009, 2012, 2016) with her best result of 5th coming in 2012 with the…

Pre-recorded Video Will Play Major Role In Eurovision 2021 Interval Acts

Speaking on the latest episode of The Euro Trip podcast, Gerben Bakker has revealed that pre-recorded video will play a major role in this year’s opening and interval acts. In the interview with presenter James Rowe, Head of Show Gerben Bakker explained that: “We will be much more integrating pre recorded video in the [opening and…

Barbara Pravi Reveals Plans for Different Staging in Rotterdam

Speaking in the latest episode of The Euro Trip podcast, French representative Barbara Pravi has given more information about what we can expect from her Eurovision performance of ‘Voila’. As one of the ‘Big Five’ France are automatic qualifiers to the Grand Final, and Barbara explained her performance will look different than that which viewers…

Nationwide Tour Unlikely For Melfest In 2022

Speaking on the latest episode of The Euro Trip podcast, Aftonbladet journalist Tobbe Ek has suggested that Melodifestivalen will not tour Sweden in 2022. Since the introduction of semi-finals at Melfest, the show has toured across the country, with the final traditionally held in Stockholm. In 2021, all six shows were hosted in the Annexet…