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Film Review & Trailer: Eurovision Song Contest – The story of Fire Saga

Film Review & Trailer: Eurovision Song Contest – The story of Fire Saga

Review By Frances Winston Directed by: David Dobkin –  Starring: Will Ferrell, Rachel McAdams, Pierce Brosnan, Dan Stevens, Demi Lovato, Graham Norton Streaming now on Netlix Releasing a film set around the Eurovision Song Contest over a month after the annual camptastic show was scheduled to happen may seem odd. But, like many other productions, […]

(UPDATE: Rescheduled) Irish Eurovision Nostalgia Extravaganza

(UPDATE: Rescheduled) Irish Eurovision Nostalgia Extravaganza

Link: Irish Eurovision Nostalgia Extravaganza  Update: This has now been rescheduled for later in the week according to their Facebook page. (Please note: Changed from 16th to 17th) Click on the link above, and tune in at 8pm this evening, Sunday, 17th, for the Irish Eurovision Nostalgia Extravaganza – a PPE fundraiser. You can’t have […]

Pierce Brosnan Joins Will Ferrell in ‘EUROVISION’ Film

Pierce Brosnan Joins Will Ferrell in ‘EUROVISION’ Film

Netflix has confirmed that Pierce Brosnan is joining the cast of the film ‘EUROVISION’.   He will star as Erick Erickssong – Icelandic musician Lars Erickssong’s father, and the most handsome man in Iceland!   The film is currently in production in the UK and Iceland. When aspiring musicians, Lars Erickssong (Will Ferrell) and Sigrit Ericksdottir (Rachel […]

Eurovision: Listen to samples of this year’s songs! And share your Eurovision photos at #AllAboard

Eurovision: Listen to samples of this year’s songs! And share your Eurovision photos at #AllAboard

If you’d like to hear samples of this year’s Eurovision song contest entries, just click on the link below: https://ESC2018.lnk.to/Eurovision2018Fa#AllAboard#Eurovision And if you’d like to share any photos you have of the Eurovision, you can share them at #AllAboard. Some of the best ones will be shown at Eurovision live shows, and there may still […]

Eurovision winner Conchita Wurst says she is HIV positive

Eurovision winner Conchita Wurst says she is HIV positive

(Reuters) – Conchita Wurst, the bearded Austrian drag queen who became a gay rights icon after winning the Eurovision Song Contest in 2014, said in an Instagram post late on Sunday that she is HIV-positive. “I have been HIV-positive for many years,” the 29-year-old pop singer, aka Tom Neuwirth, told her nearly 300,000 followers, adding […]

Eurovision: Interview with Christer Björkman

Eurovision: Interview with Christer Björkman

EILE’s Tobias Larsson chats with Christer Björkman, supervisor of Sweden’s Melodifestivalen, and Show Producer for the Eurovision Song Content when it took place in Malmö in 2013 It has only been two years since Sweden hosted the Eurovision Song Contest but this powerhouse nation certainly would not mind winning again. Christer Björkman – a singer […]

One to Watch: Guy Sebastian Representing Oz in Eurovision 2015!

Guy Sebastian is one of Australia’s most popular performers, and on the 23rd of May he will become the first Australian artist to compete at the Eurovision Song Contest. Guy was born in Malaysia and moved with his family to Australia at the age of 6. His interest in music started at a young age, […]

Watch: Conchita Wurst – “Everything has changed for the better”

Eurovision winner (and cover star of EILE’s July issue!) Conchita Wurst has spoken about the positive events that have taken place since her now-iconic performance won this year’s Eurovision Song Contest for Austria. Conchita, whose real name is Tom Neuwirth, recently performed at the Pride festivals of Berlin, Dublin, London and Madrid among others, before […]

EILE – July Issue OUT NOW!

EILE – July Issue OUT NOW!

The July issue of EILE Magazine, featuring the wonderful Conchita Wurst, is now available to download and read for free! In this month’s issue, Eurovision winner Conchita talks about LGBT rights, equal marriage and why she has a soft spot for Ireland. We look at fostering in the first of our new series on LGBT […]

Listen: Conchita Wurst Interview in Dublin

Eurovision winner Conchita Wurst landed in Dublin on Friday, ahead of her performance at The George Bar that evening as part of this year’s Dublin Pride festival. EILE‘s Jenny Butler got a chance to ask her about her political views, LGBT rights, and how her Eurovision win has given confidence to LGBTQ people in Europe and […]