Italy are early Eurovision favourites with Il Volo and Grande Amoure

Il Volo Grande Amore Italy Eurovision Song Contest 2015

Today RAI confirmed that Italy’s 2015 Eurovision Song Contest entry will be the smash hit ‘San Remo Song Contest’ entry Grande Amore by three piece operatic pop/rock band Il Volo. Bookmakers across Europe have immediately smashed the odd on Italy winning the Eurovision Song Contest on May 23rd in Vienna. Italy are now the 11/5 favourites to win this year’s Eurovision. Il Volo and Grande Amore has already had more than 5 million youtube views as they performed at the San Remo festival in Italy last week. The trio with powerful operatic voices stormed to victory and Italian broadcaster RAI beleives they can take that music competition success through from Italy to the rest of Europe and achieve a third Eurovision Song Contest win for Italy later this year. The official Eurovision Song Contest website stated: It’s been a week full of emotions, fashion and, of course, music in ItalyRead More

Eurovision Goes Global

Australia to Contest 2015 Eurovision Song Contest Final

Australia enter 2015 Eurovision Song Contest

In news announced just moments ago, the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) have confirmed that Australia will compete for the first time at the Eurovision Song Contest in Vienna on May 23rd. As part of the 60th Anniversary spectacle, Australia (a country further from Europe than any other participating nation) will have the opportunity to compete with the added provision that should they win, they can participate every year thereafter. SBS will be the official Australian Broadcaster and participant in Vienna at the 60th Eurovision Song Contest. They have become increasingly involved in broadcasting the Eurovision Song Contest in Australia and made this announcement today. The news is likely to divide opinion throughout the Eurovision Fan Community on many levels. Should it have been announced that it is a one-time-only entrant unless it wins, does the time difference have an effect, will all European countries have to compete in Australia 2016Read More