Wednesday Weekly (24/1/18): Which national selections are coming up?
The Francophone jury for 'Destination Eurovision 2018'
Photo by: Benjamin Decoin / Starface
Posted 24 January 2018 at 9:27
We are another week closer to the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest and this coming weekend sees France select a song for Lisbon. What else is happening in the world of Eurovision?
The third weekend of January saw national selection heats take place in Romania, Lithuania and Hungary. The second semi-final in France completed the line up for the live national selection which takes place on Saturday 27th January.
The following three songs were selected for the final in Romania:
Eduard Santha - Mesom Romales
Echoes - Mirror
Alexia & Matei - Walking On Water
The first live show of A Dal 2018 saw the following acts qualify for the semi-final:
Leander Kills - Nem szól harang
Zsolt Sule - Zöld a május
Viktor Kiraly - Budapest Girl
Ceasefire X - Satellites
Gabi Knoll - Nobody To Die For
Tamas Vastag - Ne hagyj reményt
What's coming up?
In Hungary the second selection show of A Dal 2018 will take place and in Lithuania, six more qualifiers will proceed to the final when the third selection heat takes place. The final of Destination Eurovision, the French national selection for the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest will also be broadcast live from Paris.
The participants hoping to represent France in Lisbon are: