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United Kingdom: James Newman lights up the room!

Rotterdam, 13 May 2021 Bring out the Trumpets! James Newman just performed for the UK in the AHOY arena. Here’s our honest report. Country: United Kingdom Act: James Newman Song: “Embers” Grand Final: 22 May 2021 Position in Running Order: Unknown What immediately catches the eye when watching the British entry are the two gigantic trumpets hanging from the ceiling. …

Second Rehearsal: Malta, San Marino, Estonia, Czech and Greece conclude second rehearsals

Rotterdam, 13 May 2021 ‘Sup you fools! Day 47 of rehearsals has begun, with several countries from the second semifinal doing their second cycle. But first, we round up Semi 1 with Malta’s second rehearsals. Will Destiny recover from her first run? We’ll discuss it below!   16. Malta (#MLT) Destiny – “Je me casse” The Maltese have taken the …

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France: Barbara Pravi arrives in Rotterdam and receives support from her National Final fellows

The French Eurovision 2021 journey officially begins in Rotterdam! Barbara Pravi and the French Delegation arrived in Rotterdam yesterday, after a 445 km route from France Télévisions headquarters in Paris to the host city. The travel was safely completed in a minivan, in which the delegation and Barbara herself had the chance to do a karaoke. Barbara Pravi, who will …

Junior Eurovision: Dino Jelusick’s Hacked Facebook Account Still Occupied Two Months Later

In a plea to fans on his Instagram page, Junior Eurovision 2003 winner and rock musician Dino Jelusick exasperatedly appealed for the return on his Facebook page which had been hacked and taken over two months ago. Hackers got into Jelusick’s Facebook account and replaced his content with generic meme videos your more irritating Facebook friends are happy to share …

Road to Rotterdam: Destiny (Malta)

As rehearsals get underway in Rotterdam, we continue to profile all 39 participants in this year’s Eurovision Song Contest. Next up, a lady who needs little introduction to Eurovision fans. Since bursting onto the scene in Junior Eurovision 2015, Destiny’s destiny has always been to make it to the big show, and here she is… Who is Destiny? Let’s be …

Second Rehearsal: Our report on the second batch of songs

The second block of today’s rehearsals have come and went. Check out our report on North Macedonia, Ireland, Cyprus, Norway and Croatia below. 06. North Macedonia (#MKD) Vasil – “Here I stand” Once again Vasil Garvanliev took the stage for a vocally stunning performance. The North-Macedonian tenor shows off his vocal talents with two flawless renditions of his musical-inspired song …

Second Rehearsals: The first five countries to rehearse

Rotterdam, 12 May 2021 ‘Sup you fools! ESCUnited here from the AHOY Arena, with your daily dose of Eurovision News. Here’s our report on the first five countries to perform their second rehearsal today. 01. Lithuania (#LTU) The Roop – “Discoteque” The Lithuanian band enter the stage with confidence and are bang on the entire time. Discoteque is a flurry …

Road to Rotterdam: Lesley Roy (Ireland)

As rehearsals get underway in Rotterdam, we continue to profile all 39 participants in this year’s Eurovision Song Contest. Splitting her time between her native Ireland and the United States, Lesley Roy has spent her career perfecting a pop rock sound and writing for some of the world’s most talented singers. But when Eurovision came calling, the “Maps” guided her …

Denmark: Fyr og Flamme modernized and polished their retro identity!

Rotterdam, 11 May 2021 The Duo Fyr og Flamme is representing Denmark this year. Today was their first rehearsal, let’s find out if they will set the press room alight. Country: Denmark (#DNK) Act: Fyr og Flamme Song: “Øve os på hinanden” Semifinal: Second (20/05/2021) Position in Running Order: 17/17 The right word to describe Denmark would be: “Familiar”. The duo …

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