Christer Björkman: “I’m thrilled to be back!"
With less than three months to go until the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest, plans are proceeding at pace and today it was announced that further staff have joined the team, including Eurovision stalwart and experienced Eurovision producer, Christer Björkman!
Care for some Turkish delight?
Turkey made its debut in the Eurovision Song Contest in 1975 and to date, the country has made 34 appearances. Like neighbouring Greece, the new millennium saw a reversal in Turkey's fortunes at the Eurovision Song Contest and Sertab Erener went on to win in Riga in 2003 with Everyway That I Can. Today we look back at Turkey's ten most successful entries in the competition.
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.