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FINLAND – Krista Siegfrids – Marry Me

Marry Me is the title of Finland’s energetic entry to the 58th Eurovision Song Contest in Malmö, Sweden. Performer of the song,  that won the country’s national selection  in February,  is 27-year old Krista Siegfrids who has also co-written it alongside Erik Nyholm, Kristoffer Karlsson and Jessica Lundström. Marry Me …

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CROATIA – Klapa s Mora – Mižerja

This year Croatia has formed a special vocal ensemble for the Eurovision Song Contest made up of young singers who cherish the tradition of klapa singing, a traditional form of vocal music originating from Dalmatia, in southern Croatia. The six-piece ensemble is named Klapa s Mora (Klapa from the Sea), …

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DENMARK – Emmelie De Forest – Only Teardrops

Denmark has had a long and rather successful history at the Eurovision Song Contest. The country has sent 41 entries to the Contest to date, and more than half of them reached the top ten, 23 songs to be precise. Denmark won twice, in 1963 with Grethe & Jørgen Ingman …

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HUNGARY – ByeAlex – Kedvesem (Zoohacker Remix)

Hungary’s debut in the Eurovision Song Contest came in 1994 with Friderika Bayer and her song Kinek Mondjam El Vétkeimet?, placed 4th – the country’s most successful placing to date. For Eurovision 2013, Hungarian broadcaster MTV repeated last year’s format ‘A Dal’, with 30 entries competing for the ticket to …

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SWITZERLAND – Takasa – You And Me

Switzerland has participated in the Eurovision Song Contest since its beginning in 1956, the year that also marks the country’s first win with Lys Assia and Refrain. A second win came in 1988 with Celine Dion  (Ne Partez Pas Sans Moi) who started her world career shortly after. Over the …

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CYPRUS – Despina Olympiou – An Me Thimase

Cyprus is one of the countries that haven’t won the Eurovision Song Contest yet. The best result to date was a fifth place they achieved on three occasions: in 1982 with Anna Vissi (Mono I Agapi), 1997 with Hara & Andreas Constantinou (Mana Mou), and 2004 with Lisa Andreas (Stronger …

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