Claudia Faniello becomes the 30th Maltese representative at Eurovision
Claudia Faniello has won the Maltese national selection with the song Breathlessly and will represent Malta in the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest. 60 songs were shortlisted from the submissions before the final 16 entries were chosen. Claudia Faniello becomes the 30th act to represent Malta in the Eurovision Song Contest.
Kasia Moś flashes her light at Kyiv for Poland
Kasia Moś has won the Polish national selection with the song Flashlight and will represent Poland in the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest. The winner was selected by a combination of jury and public votes. Kasia Moś beat nine other participants to go on to become the 20th act to represent Poland in the competition.
Joci Pápai is Hungary's choice for Eurovision 2017
Joci Pápai has won the Hungarian national selection for the Eurovision Song Contest, A Dal 2017, with the song Origo and will thus represent Hungary in Kyiv. The sixth edition of the competition saw 30 acts battle for a ticket to Ukraine in May. The winning song was decided by a combination of jury and public votes.
Greece is the word: Top ten entries
Greece first entered the Eurovision Song Contest in 1974 but until the country won in 2005, it had only finished in the top five on four occasions. The new millennium saw a reversal in Greece's fortunes in the contest which saw the country achieve its first victory and an unprecedented string of top ten finishes. Today we look back at Greece's ten most successful entries in the Eurovision Song Contest.
Next wave of tickets for Eurovision 2017 on sale next week
The first wave of tickets for the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest is sold out. If you did not manage to secure tickets in this first round, don't despair, more tickets will go on sale next week via the website of the official ticketing partner Concert.ua.
It's Jacques Houdek for Croatia!
The Croatian broadcaster HRT has announced that Jacques Houdek will represent the country in the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest. Croatia returned to the competition last year for the first time since 2013. Houdek's song for Kyiv, My Friend, will be unveiled soon.