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🇨🇭🇩🇰 OGAE Poll 2024: Switzerland and Denmark Reveal Their Votes

This week, OGAE International is revealing more nations’ votes for Eurovision 2024. Yesterday we learned how Switzerland and Denmark voted, and got a clearer look at the leaderboard so far. After a total of 112 registered votes, these were the results of the Swiss club: Italy 🇮🇹 – 12 points Croatia 🇭🇷 – 10 points Belgium 🇧🇪 – 8 points France 🇫🇷 – …

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Producers Choice: The New Way for the Running Order

You have read that right, SVT have made more changes to the Eurovision Song Contest this year. This time, it is the way the running order the final will be decided. SVT are famed for making changes to the way Eurovision works, for better or worse thats your decision. In the 2013 contest SVT added the changes to the running …

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🇸🇪 Eurovision 2024: “Petra Number’ Announced As the First Interval Act!

A few days ago, Petra Mede took to the official Instagram account of the Eurovision Song Contest to announce an exciting update: the first interval act of 2024 will be a “Petra Number.” According to Petra, this performance will feature a blend of dancing and singing, emphasizing that “nobody does it like Petra Mede herself.” The act, titled “We Just …

🇸🇰 Slovakia: RTVS Still Out of Eurovision Amid Budget Cuts

In a recent statement, the Slovakian broadcasting network RTVS officially announced its decision to abstain from participating in the Eurovision Song Contest in 2025. This choice, as conveyed by RTVS spokesperson Zuzana Vicelová to ta3, is attributed to financial limitations resulting from reduced budget allocations. The decision follows a decrease in state budget allocation for RTVS, leading to insufficient resources …

Georgia: Results from a Perfect Ranina Round 2!

The second round of Ranina, Georgia’s method of selection for Junior Eurovision, concluded this evening with the second five of the ten hopefuls performing songs with young Georgian pianist and composer Beka Gochiashvili. Gochiashvili, a 28-year-old jazz pianist who has studied and performed abroad, even earning accolades from surprising figures such as former US Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice, led five …

After Peter Urban’s 25-year run as commentator, Germany has chosen his successor!

Just over a year ago, German broadcaster NDR announced that Peter Urban would retire from his role as Eurovision commentator after the 2023 contest in Liverpool. This week, they revealed that Thorsten Schorn will be his replacement, talking German audiences through the three live shows in Malmö this May! Like Urban, Thorsten Schorn has a background in radio. He was …

🇪🇸 🇭🇷 OGAE Poll 2024: The party ain’t over before the last numbers are counted

As more days as passing by, more votes are slowly revealed from the OGAE clubs around the world, we’ve now received the votes from both Spain and Croatia. Now that one of the hard pulling countries have revealed their votes, how far is the push back? Results from Spain This is a big one, with votes from 442 members from …

Eleven Countries Confirmed for Eurovision Young Musicians 2024

The European Broadcasting Union (EBU) announced that eleven countries will be participating in the 21st edition of the Eurovision Young Musicians contest, to be held on Saturday, August 17, 2024 in Bodø, Norway. In a press release, the EBU listed the participating broadcasters from Armenia, Austria, Belgium, Czechia, France, Germany, Norway, Poland, Serbia, Sweden and Switzerland, who will be sending …

Georgia: Ranina Round 2 Kicks Off!

The second round of Ranina, Georgia’s method of selection for Junior Eurovision, kicked off this evening with the first five of the ten hopefuls performing songs with young Georgian pianist and composer Giorgi Gigashvili. Gigashvili, born in Tblisi in 2000 and a student of piano in Berlin, Germany, led five Ranina kids in song, with all five contestants having successfully worked on the …

Happy Birthday, Carrie: Stephen King’s Debut Masterpiece Turns Fifty!

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. It is not hyperbole to say that on the weekend of April 5, 1974, popular culture was upended. On the Friday, the debut novel of horror’s greatest ever writer was …

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