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Slovenia: Hannah Mancini’s “Straight Into Love” released

Contributing to the maelstrom of Eurovision news released on Valentine’s Day, Slovenia released their highly-anticipated song for Sweden, the dubstep-influenced house number “Straight Into Love“, performed by American-born Hannah Mancini.  Even though Slovenia has been competing at Eurovision since 1993, this is the country’s very first purely internal selection.  Let’s see what they came up with: Read the rest of this entry

More Internal Picks: Hannah and Despina for Slovenia and Cyprus

As all eyes were seemingly on the National Finals in Malta and Iceland or one of the Semifinals in Norway, Hungary, and Sweden, two other nations unveiled their representatives for Malmö.  In Cyprus, veteran performer Despina Olympiou was selected by broadcaster CyBC, while in Slovenia, American-born Hannah Mancini will pick up the mantle of her adopted country. Read the rest of this entry