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When Eurovision’s Televoters Ignore Your National Final Winner
Claudia Faniello (image: eurovision.tv)

What do you do when you give the public control, then score nul points? Luke Fisher looks at the logistics of selecting next year's song for one of Eurovision’s smallest countries.

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Grab The Moment and Change That Rule
Norway's JOWST (Eurovision.tv / EBU)

Everyone understands that all vocals must be sung live at Eurovision. 'Grab The Moment,' Norway's entry for 2017, appeared to push the boundaries. Ellie Chalkely investigates if the interpretation of the live vocals rule has changed and why this is important for the future of the Song Contest.

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Diversity, Disillusionment and Dancing In Maidan Square
Kyiv's Rainbow Arch during Eurovision 2017 (Phil Dore)

What did 2016's Eurovision Song Contest mean to the residents of Kyiv? Guest writer Phil Doré looks back on his visit to Ukraine's capital city and Eurovision 2017.

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Comparing The Eurovision 2017 Semi Final Scores And Rankings
The Semi Final 2 Winners

Having caught up on sleep, John Egan has polished his abacus and taken a look at some of the noteworthy elements of this year's Eurovision semi-final scoreboards.

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Verona, Eurolaul, and Eesti Laul: Towards a Second Estonian Eurovision Crown

Despite winning Eesti Laul handily, this year's Estonian entry failed to escape its Semi Final in Kyiv. John Egan takes a look at how ERR updated its national selection for the 21st century and how they might avoid shooting themselves in the foot for 2018.

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