Celine Dion, Queen of Eurovision 1988 and Canada’s biggest export after maple syrup, will drop her English-language album Loved Me Back to Life on November 1. In the build-up to that event she’s now teasing us with her second single “Somebody Loves Somebody.” But guess what: Celine is not the one doing the lovin’!
Back in 2011, Anna Rossinelli participated in The Eurovision Song Contest with the song “In Love For A While”, making it to the finals on the back on the jury votes. Although, the band finished last, it was a positive result for Switzerland, as it’s one of the few countries that rarely advance into the […]
Sinplus narrowly missed a spot in the final in 2012. The Salvation Army band—err, Heilsarmee—had their dreams of making the final dashed in 2013. And Lys Assia won’t stop spitting bile over not getting the chance to compete at ESC. No wonder Switzerland has decided to push its national final back to February from December: […]
This summer, when gay men and women board their rainbow-colored floats at Stockholm Pride, they’ll be joined by the first and the most recent winners of Eurovision. That’s right people: Lys Assia (ESC ’56) and Emmelie de Forest (ESC ’13) are gonna wave their rainbow flags during the gay pride festivities in Stockholm on August 1. […]
Lys Assia, the first-ever winner of Eurovision, has emerged from hospital and resumed her ranting. Last year she told us that Switzerland could have gotten some points in Baku if they had chosen her instead of Sinplus. Yesterday in the press centre she told wiwiblogger Deban Aderemi that the producer behind Switzerland’s current contestants—the Salvation […]
We are very happy to announce that Lys Assia, who has gone through a serious health scare recently, is recovering exceptionally well and will be present at Eurovision 2013 in Malmö.
Deban: Takasa’s backstage rehearsal has a celestial feel. Their wardrobe is inoffensive, and serves as a stage uniform. Although this element slightly borders on the foundations of occultism, Takasa pull it off. The LED is somewhat confusing. What’s all that shattered glass effect meant to symbolise? Still, despite the odds, the audience is left with […]
Lys Assia, the first ever winner of Eurovision, is in hospital and in serious condition, according to official statements released on her Facebook page and Twitter account. The 89-year old “Grand Dame of Eurovision” was hospitalized in Zurich on Friday, under suspicion of pulmonary embolism, and placed on a ventilator.