Officials behind Eurovision in Concert—the biggest pre-Eurovision event on the continent—have confirmed that Cyprus’ Ivi Adamou has withdrawn from the concert just two weeks ahead of show time. Although they did not elaborate on the reasons why, an investigation by WiwiBloggs.Com suggests that financial hardship led to the withdrawal.
Read the lyrics to “Vidha Minha” — Filipa Sousa’s ESC 2012 song for Portugal.
At least they’re consistent. Homens da Luta, the Portuguese comedy troupe that has all of Portugal chanting rebellion, have changed remarkably little of their stage act since the Festival da Canção. They’re still dressed as the Village People, and there’s still a revolutionary, a student and a construction worker and a peasant. But the original […]
Take six people with no discernible musical ability. Dress them up in clothes inspired by the Village People. Enter them in your national Eurovision contest. Watch your government fall. That, in short, sums up the journey of Homens da Luta (Men of Struggle), a Portuguese comedy troupe who have all of Portugal chanting rebellion.
The race to represent Portugal at Eurovision 2011 hotted up this week as the public cast votes online in the first stage of Festival da Canção, the Portuguese national selection. They narrowed the field from 24 hopefuls to the following 12 finalists. Broadcaster RTP also released detailed results of that vote, which put the traditional […]
Elena Gheorghe, Eurovision’s Next Top Model 2009 As of May 17 at midnight, Wiwi’s readers had cast 1,720 votes to determine who should win Eurovision’s Next Top Model. Eurovision front-runner and teen singing sensation Safura has jumped into a commanding lead with 39% of all votes. Last week she was in fifth position with only […]
“Há dias assim” Lyrics — Filipa Azevedo (Portugal, Eurovision 2010)
Read the lyrics to Flor-de-Lis’s “Todas as ruas do amor”— Portugal’s entry at Eurovision 2009. They finished 8th in the first semi-final with 80 points, and 15th in the final with 87 points.