It’s been another busy week in the world of Eurovision, and our readers have been tearing it up in the comments section. So we’re back with a chat about some of the buzziest stories on our site. And as ever we’re diving into your comments in our discussion.
So what’s the tea? Well this week we’ve been sipping on the fact Germany “mistakenly” included Iveta Mukuchyan in its Eurovision 2021 selection; Steps calling ESC “a political contest” and saying it’s not for them; Duncan Laurence, VAL and Mariette getting engaged; the revelation that some participants will film Junior Eurovision 2020 performances in Poland; and the UMK poll to choose a new trophy for the 2021 selection. You can read the relevant stories and comments on wiwibloggs.com at the links below.
Eurovision podcast (Episode 74): Iveta Mukuchyan, Steps, Junior Eurovision stage
Germany: NDR says Iveta Mukuchyan was “mistakenly” included in ESC 2021 selection
Iveta Mukuchyan reveals Germany considered her for Eurovision 2021
UK: “It’s not a song contest, it’s a political contest” – H from Steps says group won’t compete at Eurovision
A winning game! Duncan Laurence gets engaged to American songwriter boyfriend
Belarus: Valeria and Vladislav of VAL get engaged atop scenic Montengro mountain
Sweden: Mariette gets engaged… and shares story of epic romantic proposal
Melodifestivalen 2021 dates confirmed…along with tour cancellation amid pandemic restrictions
Junior Eurovision 2020: TVP reveals that some delegations will record their performances in Poland
Spain’s broadcaster reveals specifications for Junior Eurovision 2020 standard stage design
Celebrating 10 years of UMK – which design should be Finland’s new national final trophy?