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Wednesday Weekly (21/02/18): All eyes on the weekend!

21 February 2018 at 00:23 CET
Eight acts qualified for the final of EMA 2018 in Slovenia RTVSLO
The past week saw national selection heats continue in more than a dozen countries around Europe. This coming week sees eight countries select their respective entries for Eurovision 2018. Which national final will you watch?

Last week saw Gianna Terzi officially confirmed for Greece, Alekseev win in Belarus and Vanja chosen for Montenegro.  Last night Sanja Ilić & Balkanika won the Serbian national selection for the Eurovision Song Contest and will represent the country in Lisbon in May with the song Nova deca. What else is  coming up in the next seven days?


Thursday sees the German national selection, Unser Lied für Lissabon (Our Song for Lisbon) take place. The show will begin at 20:15 CET and will be broadcast on Das Erste, ONE and Deutsche Welle as well as streamed online. 

Super Saturday

Not one, not two, not three... but FIVE countries will select their respective entries for the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest on Saturday alone! 

Ukraine, host country of the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest will be looking for a successor to O.Torvald, which represented the country on home ground. 

National finals will also take place in Hungary, Moldova, Latvia and Slovenia. For a full overview view our national selection calendar.

Sing-a-long Sunday

Just when you think it's safe to turn off the live stream, Romania and Armenia will select their representatives for the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest on Sunday. The second semi-final of Portugal's national selection, Festival da Canção, will also take place.

What did I miss?

The fourth semi-final of Melodifestivalen in Sweden also takes place on Saturday. In addition to this, the first semi-final in Lithuania, the national selection that has been going on since the first week of January, will also be broadcast!

Wednesday Weekly is your weekly guide to the national selections for the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest.