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The American Song Contest: What do we know so far?

[AdSense-B] Earlier today, Sean attended the press conference for The American Song Contest, a new EBU venture launched by Christer Björkman across the pond. Here’s everything that we know about the new Stateside contest from this conference! 🇺🇸 The background Discussions regarding bringing the Eurovision format to the United States  began during the production of Eurovision 2017 in Kyiv, with …

TONIGHT: Semi-Final 1 of Eurovision Song Contest 2019

[AdSense-B] After months of preparation, selection shows, dramatic twists and turns, rehearsals and media events, it’s finally crunch time for seventeen of this year’s participants. Tonight, the Eurovision Song Contest 2019 begins with the first semi-final, live from Tel Aviv! We will be live with the final rehearsal at 15:00 CET before tonight’s live Semi-Final, where we will provide a …

Jon Ola Sand: “We Do Not Have a Signed Contract with (Madonna)”

Eurovision’s executive supervisor Jon Ola Sand confirmed reports at today’s Eurovision press conference in Tel Aviv, Israel, that the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) does not have a signed contract with Madonna. With only five days to go, Sand’s announcement has no doubt caused a stir over whether or not we will see Madonna perform her two planned songs – “Like …

Share the Joy: Junior Eurovision 2019 Slogan and Logo Revealed!

At the Junior Eurovision press conference held today in Tel Aviv, the European Broadcasting Union and Junior Eurovision 2019 host broadcaster Telewizja Polska (TVP) revealed this year’s slogan and logo. The press conference, with Project Manager Gert Kark, TVP Creative Director Konrad Smuga, TVP Project Coordinator Marta Piekarska, and Junior Eurovision 2018 winner Roksana Węgiel, revealed that “Share the Joy” …

Who are the juries for Eurovision 2019?

[AdSense-B] The EBU have revealed the list of juries that each country have put forward to give their points in Tel Aviv. This is of course a big deal, since 50% of the score is given by these exact same jury members. Time to do some digging and give you the facts about this year’s judges! There are a lot …

KAN press conference reveals further details on Eurovision 2019

[AdSense-B] Today saw the Israeli national broadcaster and this year’s hosting channel – KAN – reveal more info on the performing interval acts at this year’s contest, alongside more info on the events surrounding the show in Tel Aviv. The performing acts As well as Madonna, who will perform two songs in the final of this year’s contest, a number …

Egyptian broadcaster ‘finalising plans’ to join Eurovision 2020

[AdSense-B] EDIT: Yes, this was indeed an April’s Fools day article, hope some of you fell for it. So this is NOT true!!!! The Egyptian national broadcaster ERTU is finalising plans to join the Eurovision Song Contest family in 2020, escYOUnited has learned. The Egyptian Radio and Television Union is already a full member of the EBU and is part …

Australia: Eurovision participation secured until 2023

[AdSense-B] Australia’s national broadcaster Special Broadcasting Service (SBS) has confirmed that the country will take part in Eurovision 2020… and 2021… and 2022… and 2023! The deal comes off the back of a successful national selection held this weekend in the Gold Coast, where Kate Miller-Heidke was chosen to represent the Oceanic nation in the song contest. SBS’ head of …

Australia Decides Kate Miller-Heidke Is Off To Tel Aviv!

[AdSense-B] In an unusual turn of events, Europe woke up this morning to the first EVER Australia Decides – Australia’s debut national selection for Eurovision! The time zones meant that we Europeans got to enjoy the show just after breakfast and boy did we love it! The show launched with a spectacular rendition of “Tonight Again” by Casey Donovan before our …

The ESCUnited Team celebrates #100DaysToEurovision

[AdSense-B] As of today, we are officially 100 days away from the Grand Final for the 64th edition of the contest, and in order to celebrate, the official Eurovision channel has issued a call to celebrate the occasion. The contest has been hosted by 26 different countries in it’s long history, and will be returning to Israel for the 3rd …

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