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ESC United Eurovision 2019 Rehearsals Live Stream – Semi-Final 2 1st Dress Rehearsal

Photo: Thomas Hanses (EBU) [AdSense-B]   Good afternoon, Tel Aviv. What an exciting night Semi-Final 1 was!  But no rest for us in the press center, on stage, or behind the cameras as we prepare for the first full-length Dress Rehearsal of Semi-Final 2. Today, we will see the first run-through of the show, including the postcards and the interval …

Tel Aviv Today: Monday May 6 (Day Three Roundup)

[AdSense-B] The day started with many press reports about potential rocket attacks and terrorism at Eurovision due to the past weekend’s barrage of rocket attacks from Gaza and Israel’s retaliatory airstrikes. A ceasefire was agreed this morning, and a sense of normalcy has returned. And none other than ESC United’s founder and editor-in-chief Matt Friedrichs was asked by The Jerusalem …

ESC United Eurovision 2019 Rehearsals Live Stream – Day Three

[AdSense-B] It’s going to be a hot one in Tel Aviv and just in time for Semi-Final 2 rehearsals. Today, the first half of Semi-Final 2 steps on the stage for the first time. #YOU can watch our livestream below: Today’s rehearsals include: ARMENIA – Srbuk – Walking Out IRELAND – Sarah McTernan – 22 LATVIA – Carousel – That …

The “Expert” Panel reviews Switzerland: Luca Hänni – She Got Me | (Eurovision 2019)

It’s back! The (in)famous ESC United “Expert” Panel is returning once again! While we don’t claim to be professionally qualified to judge anything, we certainly have strong opinions, so our staff and editors got together to review all 41 of the songs taking part in the Eurovision Song Contest 2019 which will take place in Tel Aviv, Israel this May.  …

Eurovision in Concert: 28 acts prepare for Amsterdam event!

[AdSense-B] The first major preview event of the Eurovision 2019 calendar gets underway this weekend, as the annual Eurovision in Concert is held in Amsterdam! No less than 28 participants in the Eurovision Song Contest 2019 are getting ready to hit the stage of AFAS Live this Saturday for the 11th edition of Eurovision in Concert. They are; 🇦🇱 Jonida …

Forum Ranking Game: Italy remains on top with all 41 entries taking part

[AdSense-B] Another week, another seven days to digest this year’s crop of Eurovision hopefuls… but who is on top in this week’s forum poll? With all 41 entries now eligible in our forum ranking game, Italy’s Mahmood remains on top with his entry “Soldi”, amassing 599 points from our voters! The Italian song has now topped the poll in each …

Poll Results: Duncan Laurence from the Netherlands is your favourite in Semi-Final 2!

[AdSense-B] Over the last few weeks, the #escYOUnited readers and followers were given the opportunity to vote for their favorites songs in the Eurovision Song Contest 2019. Today, it’s finally time to see how #YOU voted for the semi-final two participants! The second semi, which will take place on Thursday, May 16th 2019 in Tel Aviv, Israel, will feature 18 …

Luca Hänni’s 2019 Song Has Officially Been Released!

First San Marino, now Switzerland has announced their 2019 Eurovision entry. Luca Hänni was confirmed to be the Swiss artist when a live premiere was posted to the Eurovision YouTube channel for the Swiss song, also announcing that the song title would be She Got Me. Luca rose to fame in 2012 when he won season 9 of Deutschland sucht den …

Remembering the Eurovision stars we lost in 2018

As 2018 comes to a close, we remember and honor Eurovision stars who passed away this year. Stars whose participation and performances provided so much joy to Eurovision fans at the contest and beyond. Lys Assia In 2018, we lost the First Lady of Eurovision herself, Lys Assia. Born Rosa Mina Scharer in 1924, Assia started off as a dancer …

Switzerland: 5 song shortlist decided for Eurovision 2019 entry

[AdSense-B] After a relatively quiet week on the Eurovision news front today we have had an update from Switzerland. Today their German-Swiss broadcaster SRF announced that they had narrowed down all of the 420 songs received to a shortlist of just five. This was done by a set of juries made up of a 100 person audience panel and a …

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