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Kalush Orchestra light up Dallas during their North American Tour: Concert Review

For those who may not know, as an American Eurovision fan it is extremely rare to see Eurovision-related artists outside of the Eurovision village or Europe prior. But when Maneskin broke barriers in the United States with their songs “Zitti e buoni” and “Beggin'”, suddenly we started to get concerts left and right from Eurovision artists. MARO toured the states …

Rosa Linn’s “Snap” joins the Eurovision Billboard Hot 100 Club!

The below editorial features the opinions and views of the author and do not necessarily represent the views of #escYOUnited as a whole, Eurovision or the EBU. Armenia’s Rosa Linn has officially become the 12th member of an elite Eurovision club. “Snap,” which came in 20th for Armenia at Eurovision 2022, entered the United States’ Billboard Hot 100 chart yesterday, …

Long Live Love: A Tribute to the Films of Olivia Newton-John

All opinions expressed in this article are those of the person quoted and do not necessarily represent the opinions of the other team members or ESC United as a whole. Three weeks ago, the world lost one of its biggest stars when Dame Olivia Newton-John passed away due to cancer at the age of 73. Newton-John, who came in fourth …

Oh my god, we’re hosting the Eurovision Song Contest

The below editorial is the opinion of the author, and does not necessarily represent the views of ESC United as a whole and its staff members, and does not represent the views of anyone associated with the EBU and Eurovision. 22 May 2021. I sit in my bedroom, thrilled to have seen the Eurovision Song Contest return to our screens …

Eurovision 1982: The National Selection Entry That Ended Up 10,000 Miles Above Los Angeles

The below editorial features the opinions and views of the author and do not necessarily represent the views of #escYOUnited as a whole, Eurovision or the EBU. I’d argue the greatest joy of the National Selection season for Eurovision is discovering a promising entry that, though they did not make it to Eurovision itself, you follow on their way to …

Welcome to Holmfirth: Eurovision 1982 Musical Director Ronnie Hazlehurst Helps Resurrect the Fortunes of Another Yorkshire Town

The below editorial features the opinions and views of the author and do not necessarily represent the views of #escYOUnited as a whole, Eurovision or the EBU. Over the past two years, as the world descended into chaos, millions of people sought refuge in “cozy games,” video games that were gentle, focused more on slower character and environment interaction over …

Welcome to Harrogate: ESC United Relives Eurovision 1982!

Oh fellow feathers on the breeze, sing with us a song of peace as ESC United, in a series of articles, looks back at Eurovision 1982. Held on April 24, 1982, in a surprising venue in a rural part of Northern England, Eurovision 1982 is a contest with interesting parallels to today, and many stories that fans should find compelling. …

Touring Turin, Part One – What Was It Like to Attend Eurovision 2022?

Every Eurovision fan knows that time moves differently depending on which point of the season we find ourselves in. During the build-up to Eurovision, time really seems to crawl by in SloMo — then, once everything kicks off, it still feels like it’s all over in a Snap! After so many national finals, pre-parties and shock moments, Eurovision 2022 is …

Estonia: Team ESCUnited Weighs in on Estonia’s Eurovision Hopefuls (Part 3)

All opinions expressed in this article are those of the person quoted and do not necessarily represent the opinions of the other team members or ESC United as a whole. Team ESCUnited is making its way through the twenty semi-finalists competing in this year’s Eesti Laul, five songs at a time, giving each song a score out of ten. In …

Editorial: What can Ireland do to regain their dominance in Eurovision?

All opinions expressed in this article are those of the author and do not represent the opinions of ESCUnited as a whole. Ireland has participated in Eurovision since 1965 and currently holds the record for most wins in contest history – an amazing seven wins, with three being consecutive (1992, 1993, and 1994). Their seventh and final win came in …

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