Wild Youth members had a disagreement with a Swedish songwriter during a session for We Are One.
Carpe Diem originally written in English
Slovenia’s Eurovision representatives, Joker Out, originally recorded their song for the contest in English.
Language change likely for Kristín Sesselja’s Söngvakeppnin entry
Icelandic Eurovision hopeful Kristín Sesselja will almost certainly sing her entry in English if she reaches the Söngvakeppnin final.
Christer Björkman encouraged Loreen’s Melfest return
Former Melodifestivalen producer Christer Björkman encouraged Loreen to return to the competition in 2023.
Loreen feels no pressure ahead of Melfest comeback
Eurovision winner Loreen doesn’t feel the pressure of winning Melfest on her return to the Swedish competition this weekend.
Parkinson’s diagnosis prompted Uje Brandelius Melfest participation
Uje Brandelius decided to participate in Melodifestivalen after coming to terms with his diagnosis with Parkinson’s disease.
Michael Kealy defends ‘honest and sincere’ John Lydon Eurosong inclusion
Ireland’s Head of Delegation, Michael Kealy, has defended John Lydon’s inclusion in Eurosong despite scathing remarks the singer made about Eurovision.
‘Obligation to represent the UK at Eurovision’ – Cesár Sampson
Austria’s 2018 Eurovision representative, Cesár Sampson, would feel “obliged” to represent the UK if he ever came back to the contest.
Markus Riva ‘not ashamed’ of numerous Eurovision attempts
Nine-time Latvian Eurovision hopeful Markus Riva isn’t ashamed of competing in the country’s national selection repeatedly since 2014.
No jury in ESCZ a strategic decision
The decision not to have a jury vote in the Czech Republic’s national selection was part of a strategy by the country’s Head of Delegation.