With the Semi-Final pots now announced, John Egan has examined the distribution. Why are countries grouped the way they are, what purpose do the pots serve in today's Eurovision, and is there an impact on qualification?
With much fanfare, we have our hosts for the Eurovision Song Contest 2018. Whilst everyone celebrates Daniela Ruah, Catarina Furtado, Filomena Cautela and Sílvia Alberto being named as our guides through the Semi Finals and Grand Final in May, Lisa-Jayne Lewis is somewhat disappointed.
Launched in May 2017, the Eurovision Fanhouse hopes to be the new home for online fans of the Song Contest. Sharleen Wright sat down with CEO Izabela Depczyk from The Native, to find out more about the new digital building on the musical block.
It's been a pleasure to cover Eurovision for you all, and we're ready to enjoy 2018. But first, a final chance to look back on 2017, as the ESC insight contributors and friends of the parish highlight their Musical Moments of the year (the editorial team covered their picks yesterday).