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Flashback to… The Time t.A.T.u. Trolled Two American TV Networks in Two Days

The below editorial features the opinions and views of the authors and does not necessarily represent the views of #escYOUnited as a whole, Eurovision, or the EBU. On the night of February 25, 2003, Russian teenagers Julia Volkova and Lena Katina of t.A.T.u. made their United States-television debut on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. The pair, sporting white t-shirts with …

What If?: Which Three Eurovision 2021 Artists Would Have Made the ‘Fire Saga’ Cut?

The below editorial features the opinions and views of the author and does not necessarily represent the views of #escYOUnited as a whole, Eurovision, or the EBU. On June 6, 2020, cinema as we know it was forever changed. Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga received accolades from the globe’s top film critics, ‘Ja Ja Ding Dong’ topped …

Editorial: The many flaws of Roxen’s “Amnesia”

Disclaimer: This post is an editorial and therefore heavily prone towards subjectivity. Also, swearing, strong opinions and speculation. Anything stated beyond this point is the author’s personal opinion and does not necessarily represent the views of ESC United as a whole or other editors. It’s done. Eurovision is over. After two aaaagonizing years, we finally have a new incumbent winner, …

Opinion: Why NRK’s KEiiNO gambit failed.

This post is an editorial and therefore heavily prone towards subjectivity, as well as strong opinions and speculation. Anything stated beyond this point is the author’s personal opinion and does not necessarily represent the views of ESC United as a whole or its other editors.   I hear the critics question the point behind holding National Finals this year – …

Junior Eurovision 2020 – A rousing success in troubled times?

This editorial is written from the opinion of the author and does not necessarily represent the views of ESC United as a whole or its other contributors. Let’s face it, this year has been bleak, and long, and I’m sure like many others out there it is slowly wearing me down. So imagine my relief to know that the month …

Why the Eurovision community should care about the Black Lives Matter movement

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. This is not your typical Eurovision editorial. I have spent the past week trying to write this article. Every time that I sit down to type my thoughts I end up erasing everything …

Opinion: Europe, Shine A Light was a disappointment

Warning: this editorial is prone to strong personal opinions and potentially controversial takes. This editorial reflects the personal opinion of the author and does not represent ESC United or its other staff as a whole. Eurovision 2020 is over. It had been official for a while, thanks to the emergence of a certain viral pandemic that has held both our …

An ESC 250 list from an American: #1-20

Before the article, a disclaimer – the below editorial is tongue-in-cheek and written from the personal opinion of the author, and does not necessarily represent the views of ESC United as an outlet, its contributors or anyone associated with Eurovision. As we wind down the calendar year and prepare for the release of ESC Radio’s ESC 250 list, I’ve been …

An ESC 250 list from an American: #21-39

Before the article, a disclaimer – the below editorial is tongue-in-cheek and written from the personal opinion of the author, and does not necessarily represent the views of ESC United as an outlet, its contributors or anyone associated with Eurovision. As we wind down the calendar year and prepare for the release of ESC Radio’s ESC 250 list, I’ve been …

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