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Junior: Switzerland to be disqualified?


Eurovision News Review:

* Girl through to Eurovision final
* Eurovision Song Contest 2006 at esctoday.com | your daily Eurovision…
* RTÉ’s You’re A Star goes for third series
* Junior: Switzerland to be disqualified?
* Stating the bleedin’ obvious becomes a growth industry
* For The St. Petersburg Times
* Press conferences to be held by SVT next week
* Latvia: Eurodziesma 2005 entries welcome
* DO YOU KNOW WHAT YOU’RE MISSING?

Girl through to Eurovision finalBBC News
Cory Spedding from Frizington, will travel to the Norwegian town of Lillehammer in November, along with children from 18 other countries. She performed “The Best is Yet to Come” – a song she penned herself – in the televised finals on Saturday. Cory follows in the footsteps of Tom Morley from Cleator Moor, who came third in last year’s competition.

Eurovision Song Contest 2006 at esctoday.com | your daily Eurovision…esctoday.com
wow and could spend a whole day in a record studio as my prize. ?

What made you enter the British Junior Eurovision Song Contest and what inspired you to write your song The best is yet to come?
?My dad entered me for Eurovision. It was my dream to sing on the Eurovision. My song had to have a nice melody and a chorus that people could remember easily. I thought about all the trouble on the news. It makes me worry and I thought about how it would be so nice if people communicated with one another, didn?t fight , joined hands and united together??

Is there any singer or band you are looking up to?
?I look up to Katie Melua , she is young and beautiful and has a wonderful voice… wow and could spend a whole day in a record studio as my prize. ?

What made you enter the British Junior Eurovision Song Contest and what inspired you to write your song The best is yet to come?
?My dad entered me for Eurovision. It was my dream to sing on the Eurovision. My song had to have a nice melody and a chorus that people could remember easily. I thought about all the trouble on the news. It makes me worry and I thought about how it would be so nice if people communicated with one another, didn?t fight , joined hands and united together??

Is there any singer or band you are looking up to?
?I look up to Katie Melua , she is young and beautiful and has a wonderful voice.

RTÉ’s You’re A Star goes for third seriesrte.ie – RTE.ie
The programme is looking for ambitious Irish musical hopefuls to audition this autumn for their chance at a career in the music industry and to represent Ireland in the Eurovision Song Contest next May in the Ukraine. RT? 2FM presenter Dave Fanning, IMRO Deputy Chairperson Barbara Galavan and singer-songwriter Hazel Kaneswaran are the new judges while Ray D’Arcy will return to present the show once again. Following the enormous popularity of the previous two series’, ‘You’re A Star’ will again take the headline slot on RT? every Sunday night for 17 weeks starting in November. Audition locations and dates:Limerick – LIT Millennium Theatre, Moylish Park on Saturday 11 September Waterford – Garter Lane Theatre, 22a O’Connell Street on Saturday 18 SeptemberSligo – Hawk’s Well Theatre, Temple Street on Saturday 25 SeptemberDublin – Liberty Hall Theatre, Eden Quay on Tuesday 12 OctoberLaois – Dunamaise Theatre and Centre for the Arts, Church Street, Portlaoise on Saturday 16 October.

Junior: Switzerland to be disqualified?esctoday.com
tv Birichino already released Junior: Switzerland to be disqualified? Yesterday esctoday. com revealed the name of the Swiss representative for the Junior Eurovision Song Contest in Lillehammer. Switzerland, that is making its debut at the contest, selected Demis Mirarchi with the song Birichino. The song however already appeared on the compilation album of the children’s song festival Mara & Meo, released in 2003. The Junior Eurovision Song Contest rules say that “the child artists must never have performed a solo, lead role or supporting role on a professionally-produced CD or be professionally represented in any way before or during their national contest. ”

By selecting a song that won the Mara & Meo contest in 2002 and was released on the Mara & Meo compilation album in 2003, the Swiss broadcaster is flirting with the borders of the rules.

Stating the bleedin’ obvious becomes a growth industryIrish Independent
We’re losing it big time – we’re no good at sport, the Eurovision is beyond us, and tourists don’t want to come here anymore. We Dumbos are getting so incapable that even theGovernment is worried we’re lacking the most basiccommon sense. The Nanny Staters are setting up more and more organisations to advise us on how to do the blindingly obvious. Top of the dunces list last week had to be the campaign by Safefood, the food safety board. It got some gormless-looking children’s TV presenter to tell us that it’snecessary for children to wash their hands after going to the loo and before eating food.

For The St. Petersburg TimesSt Petersburg Times, Russia
"The popularity of an artist is measured by the audience. If people come to concerts, they vote with their rubles," he said. One of the rising stars from "Fabrika" is 17-year-old Yulia Savicheva, who won the second series and went on to represent Russia at this year’s Eurovision song contest, finishing 11th out of 36 contestants. She is now recording her first solo album. In a recent interview she said that "the teachers help you correct your faults and develop your strengths. I totally grew up in those three months. " "Many think that is easy.

Press conferences to be held by SVT next weekesctoday.com
The day after, on Wednesday 8th September, SVT will again hold a press conference, this time concerning Lilla Melodifestivalen 2004. SVT will announce the 10 finalists, selected out of 1400 submitted songs. The same day Lilla Meldofetsivalen 2004 will get its own website on svt.

Latvia: Eurodziesma 2005 entries welcomeesctoday.com
LTV used the show as opportunity to make people aware of that fact that anyone can send in songs again. Conditions for participants and the format of the selection procedure are to be announced soon. We will keep you updated!

Due to the disappointing result of Fomins & Kleins and their song Dziesma par laimi, Latvia has to participate in the qualifier round again.

DO YOU KNOW WHAT YOU’RE MISSING?Redissue
He is selected to represent Portugal in the Eurovision Song Contest. UEFA laugh off United?s appeals: ?What?s the big fuss? We?ve let them keep Ryan Giggs?. Their arrival at Carrington is met with bewilderment when it turns out the only previous striking experience they?ve had is as shop stewards for the Mongolian Goat Herders Union.

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