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Wednesday Weekly (24/1/18): Which national selections are coming up?

24 January 2018 at 10:27 CET
The Francophone jury for 'Destination Eurovision 2018' Benjamin Decoin / Starface
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. 

Results so far


The following acts qualified from the second heat of the Lithuanian national selection:

  • Saules Kliošas - Man Gaila  
  • Twosome - Hello 
  • Paula - 1 2 3 
  • Elizabeth Olshey - Bejausmis 
  • Juozas Martin - Don't Give Up
  • Audrius Petrauskas - In My Bones


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:

  • Lisandro Cuxi - Eva
  • Emmy Liyanna - OK ou KO
  • Malo - Ciao
  • Louka - Mamma Mia 
  • Madame Monsieur - Mercy
  • Max Cinnamon - Ailleurs 
  • Nassi - Rêves de gamin 
  • Igit - Lisboa Jérusalem 

You can follow all the latest news about Destination Eurovision on Facebook, Twitter and don’t forget to check out the official website as well as the official YouTube channel to hear clips of the songs.


The second semi-final of the Romanian national selection for the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest, Selecția Națională, will take place in the city of Timişoara. 


The Semi-Final Allocation Draw will also take place in Lisbon at 13:00 CET and you can watch the ceremony live on YouTube

Six acts will battle it out for the chance to represent Spain in the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest. The final of Operación Triunfo will be broadcast on Monday 29th January at 22:30 CET.

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