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2015-15 #5The Junior Eurovision Song Contest may have finished, but that means the adults get into gear.

And it’s been a crazy couple of weeks since the last update!

Hold on to your seats.

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The News

  • Australia gets a second nod for a return to Eurovision in Stockholm, but was the timing right?
  • The kids did their thing in Sofia, with the Maltese being the big winner on the night thanks to Destiny.
  • The EBU saga continues, this time with the ditching of JESC Executive Supervisor, Vlad Yakovlev, and Michael goes on a rant. Even European media in Belgium, the Netherlands, Germany and Sweden ran with the story.
  • Bosnia & Herzegovina is back next year after teasing everyone, with the return of a disco favourite.
  • Dramas galore with tickets, virtual waiting rooms and Germany’s selection.
  • Kaliopi excites the crowds with her announcement.
  • National Final season ramps up with news coming through from Malta, Lithuania (hello Donny), Belarus (and a Perth connection) and Sweden’s Melodifestivalen.
  • Albania reveals their Festivali i Këngës entries online for the first time.
  • The date and venue for Eurovision in Concert is revealed.

The Music

Guy Sebastian – Black & Blue       Watch on YouTube

Rúzsa Magdolna – Tejút       Watch on YouTube

Destiny Chukunyere – Not My Soul       Watch on YouTube

SEREBRO – Отпусти меня       Watch on YouTube

Deen – In The Disco [Bosnia & Herzegovina 2004]       Watch on YouTube

Kaliopi – Crno I Belo [FYR Macedonia 2012]       Watch on YouTube

Robin Stjernberg – Locked Into You       Watch on YouTube

Páll Óskar – Gegnum Dimman Dal [GLBTI]       Watch on YouTube

Next Time

Catch up on the National Final goss, see what’s going down in Geneva and listen for some great new music, including some Christmas releases!

 

About the author: Michael

 

Liking the music you hear on JOY for your workday? You've got Michael to thank for it. He's the Music Director, and in charge of Melbourne's most uplifting music mix.
Plus he's the man behind the CBAA Award winning babblePOP! (Best New Music Show 2015) and the executive producer of the JOYEurovision team.

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