Tag: eurovision
Music 23.11.22 | 15:47

Eurovision with new rules – Macedonia will not participate, but will be able to vote

The organizers of the Eurovision Song Contest have announced major changes to the voting system for the next edition set to be held in Liverpool. From now on, only the votes of the viewers will decide which countries advance from the semi-finals to the final night, instead of the previous combination...

World 15.05.22 | 15:39

Zelenskyy says the next Eurovision Song Contest will be held in Mariupol

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy announced that the next Eurovision Song Contest will be held in the city of Mariupol, that was captured by Russian forces after a difficult and destructive siege. Ukraine won the competition yesterday on the back of European solidarity over the war. Zelenskyy said...

World 15.05.22 | 11:19

Ukraine wins Eurovision

In an outpouring of solidarity, European voters gave Ukraine the win at the Eurovision Song Contest. Kalush Orchestra’s song Stefania did not do well in the jury selection, but was the overwhelming choice of the voters.

Macedonia 13.05.22 | 09:20

Andrea did not make it to the Eurovision finals

Macedonian representative Andrea Koevska did not secure a place in the finals of the Eurovision Song Contest. Andrea had a solid performance of her song “Circles” in the second semifinal evening, but was not among those going forward. Her confidence showed she was able to brush off the incident...

Macedonia 09.05.22 | 09:48

Another Eurovision scandal: Andrea could be pulled from the contest after she threw the Macedonian flag to the ground

The Macedonian public television (MRTV) is considering withdrawing Andrea Koevska from the Eurovision contest, after the singer threw the Macedonian flag to the ground. Koevska apologized after the incident, saying she wanted to give the flag to someone from her team, but nobody was close enough. I can’t...

Macedonia 04.02.22 | 23:27

Andrea narrowly won the chance to represent Macedonia at the Eurovision Song Contest

Young singer Andrea Koevska won the selection for this year’s Eurovision Song Contest and will represent Macedonia in Turin. Performing her song “Circles”, she faced a difficult race against Viktor Apostolovski who sang the quirky “Superman” song. Viktor won most votes from...

Macedonia 04.05.21 | 12:26

Vasil Garvanliev comes out as gay ahead of the Eurovision Song Contest

Singer Vasil Garvanliev came out as gay in an interview timed ahead of the Eurovision Song Contest. Garvanliev was chosen by the Macedonian public television to represent the country, but was not welcomed in the general public, especially after he also declared that he has a Bulgarian passport and had...

Macedonia Culture 15.03.21 | 16:31

Petition to withdraw Vasil Garvanliev as Macedonia’s representative in the Eurovision song contest

An online petition to withdraw Vasil Garvanliev as Macedonia’s representative in the 2021 Eurovision song contest has reached nearly 6,000 signatures. Garvanliev recently revealed that the has dual citizenship – Macedonian and Bulgarian, and his video for the Here I Stand song featured what...

Macedonia 14.03.21 | 16:26

After announcing he will remove the Bulgarian flag from his video, Macedonia’s Eurovision contestant Garvanliev confirms he also has Bulgarian citizenship

There are new developments in one of the stupider side-shows in the growing dispute between Macedonia and Bulgaria. In a video, Macedonia’s Eurovision contestant Vasil Garvanliev acknowledged that he has dual citizenship and is also a Bulgarian citizen. The interview gained prominence after it...

Macedonia Culture 13.03.21 | 14:35

The new Eurovision controversy has dropped

The dispute with Bulgaria has so preoccupied public discourse that it has now bizarelly entered into the Eurovision competition. The reason is the recently promoted video for the Macedonian entry – the song named Here I Stand performed by Vasil Garvanliev.   In the video, recorded in a historic...

Music 02.04.20 | 13:18

After Eurovision cancellation, new show Europe Shine A Light will bring audiences together on 16 May

Following the cancellation of the Eurovision Song Contest 2020, the EBU and its Dutch Members NPO, NOS and AVROTROS are excited to confirm they are producing a new show, ‘Eurovision: Europe Shine A Light’, to air in place of the Grand Final on Saturday 16 May at 21:00 CEST, eurovision.tv...

Music 30.01.20 | 12:26

The Chicago Children’s Choir, where Vasil sang until 2003, surprised him with an emotional video message!

The Chicago Children’s Choir, where Vasil Garvanliev participated from 1999 to 2003, surprised Macedonia’s representative at this year’s Eurovision Song Contest with a wonderful video singing the song “Tatkovina” [Fatherland], which was specially arranged for him in 2003,...

Culture 15.01.20 | 19:19

Vasil Garvanliev will represent Macedonia at the 2020 Eurovision Song Contest

Singer Vasil Garvanlieva announced that he was selected by the Macedonian Television (MRTV) to represent Macedonia at the next Eurovision song contest. The year could not have started better for me. I have the opportunity, the pleasure and responsibility to represent “our country” at the...

World 29.11.19 | 14:10

V4: Hungary denies British media reports it is withdrawing from Eurovision because the event is too gay

After Hungary’s decision to pull out of the 2020 Eurovision Song Contest, a number of mainly British media outlets, led by the Guardian, are claiming that the decision was due to the prevalence of homosexual and LGBT themes in the song event. Former leader of the liberal group in the European Parliament,...

Culture 24.11.19 | 22:21

Mila Moskov wins sixth place in the Junior Eurovision contest

Young Macedonian singer Mila Moskov won the sixth place in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest held today in Gliwice – Silesia, Poland. The Polish representative Viki Gabor won the contest. Moskov performed her song – Fire – and was well received by both the jury and the public, despite...

Entertainment 18.05.19 | 23:56

Madonna to Eurovision contestants: You are all winners!

Ahead of her performance at the Eurovision stage Madonna she was honored to be there and to share music with them. Do not underestimate the power of music! With just being here, you are winners. I wish you the best of luck, Madonna said to all the performers.    

Macedonia Music 16.05.19 | 23:44

Macedonia qualified in the Eurovision contest finals

Macedonia qualified in the Eurovision song contest finals. Following her performance in Tel Aviv, Tamara Todevska was able to get the necessary votes to qualify for the next round. Tamara sang Proud, a song she dedicated to her daughter and all the girls and women that need to feel proud in their lives. Along...

Music 14.05.19 | 14:48

U.S. Embassy in Israel warns of terrorist attack during Eurovision

The U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem issued a security alert for its citizens visiting Israel, warning of potential terrorist attacks in the country. The warning sent on Monday noted that May 14 is the one-year anniversary of the U.S. Embassy opening in Jerusalem and the anniversary of the start of the March...

Entertainment 04.02.19 | 13:41

Tamara not concerned with Macedonia being represented as “North Macedonia” at the Eurovision song contest

Tamara Todevska, who will represent Macedonia at the Eurovision song contest in Israel in May, told N1 TV that for her it is not important that Macedonia will be represented as “North Macedonia”. What is important for us is to be noticed and to be talked about, Tamara replied, before adding...