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Slovakia confirms 2010 Eurovision participation


The News Review:

– Slovakia confirms 2010 Eurovision participation
– Jade Ewen confirmed for Amsterdam Eurovision concert.
– Turkey’s Eurovision video subject of discussions
– Macedonia Sends Rock Band Next Time to Eurovision
– Georgia’s Eurovision entry exits over lyric
– ‘Jewish Eurovision song contest’ dedicated to Gilad Shalit
– Israel’s Eurovision Song Contest Entry “There Must Be Another Way …

Slovakia confirms 2010 Eurovision participation
esctoday.com
Štefan Ni??anský General director of Slovakian TV states that their call for songs for the 2010 Eurovision Song Contest will be launched as soon as the current edition to be held in Russia is over. "We intend to give more time to composers and creative teams to prepare and choose the best Slovakian performers choreographers etc. " says Mr Niznansky. This year the Slovakian broadcaster has announced that all songs submitted in their open call for songs would get a chance to compete for the ticket to Moscow.

Jade Ewen confirmed for Amsterdam Eurovision concert.
Belgovision.com
attachEvent(“onload” correctPNG);window. attachEvent(“onload” alphaBackgrounds); Jade Ewen confirmed for Amsterdam Eurovision concert. Another name has been added to the guest list of Eurovision In Concert to be held at Marcanti Amsterdam in the Netherlands on Saturday 18th April. Jade will sing her Eurovision entry My Time that was written by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Diane Warren. 19 acts have been confirmed so far. Tickets for the show can be ordered by clicking the link below.

Turkey’s Eurovision video subject of discussions
Hürriyet
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Macedonia Sends Rock Band Next Time to Eurovision
Balkan Travellers
27 March 2009 | Macedonia will present a youthful energetic image at this year’s Eurovision song contest. Representing the country will be Next Time a rock band led by Martin and Stefan Filipovski.
Related from Johnlawtonband: Idol-ising rock!

Georgia’s Eurovision entry exits over lyric
Hollywood Reporter
n Wednesday the Georgian Public Broadcaster which is in chargeof selecting the country’s entry announced that Stephane & 3Gwould not change the controversial title line in the song “We Don’tWanna Put In” as suggested by the European Broadcasting Union thecontest’s organizer. Earlier this week the EBU warned Georgia that the song which manysaw as an intended pun on the last name of Russia’s prime ministerVladimir Putin should not be performed at the contest citing aclause in the rules stipulating that song lyrics should not containpolitical messages. Levan Kubaneishvili head of the Georgian Public Broadcaster saidin a letter to Eurovision executive director Svante Stockseliusthat his company “disagrees with [EBU’s] decision and considers itgroundless” the Russian wire service RIA Novosti reported. Georgian authorities speculated that EBU’s ruling could have beenprompted by pressure from Moscow but provided no evidence.

‘Jewish Eurovision song contest’ dedicated to Gilad Shalit
European Jewish Press
Hosted by the Jewish communities of Brussels and Antwerp the song contest is organized by the World Bnei Akiva youth movement in cooperation with the World Zionist rganization. Around 500 youths and Jewish community members will participate in the event which is the highlight of Bnei Akiva activities in Europe. The performers lyricists and composers are all Jewish teenagers from Sweden Denmark Norway Italy Germany Austria Switzerland Holland Belgium and France. Every year there is a theme for the contest.

Israel’s Eurovision Song Contest Entry “There Must Be Another Way …
About – News & Issues
The 54th annual competition will take place May 12-16 2009 in Moscow. However fans of the contest are starting to generate buzz about various entrants. ne of the most intriguing is this year’s song from Israel. “There Must Be Another Way” carries a message promoting peace and reconciliation in the Middle East.

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