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Australia withdraws from Junior Eurovision 2020

After today’s news that Wales will not participate at this year’s Junior Eurovision Song Contest, Australia have also announced their withdrawal from the 2020 competition. A spokesperson from national broadcaster SBS today stated, “Due to the current restrictions and the ongoing uncertainty around this situation, Australia will not be competing in the Junior Eurovision Contest 2020. We have informed the …

Here are our (and your) thoughts on Eurovision: The Story of Fire Saga!

This weekend, the much-anticipated film Eurovision: The Story of Fire Saga hit our screens! The movie follows Icelandic small-town singers Lars Erickssong (Will Ferrell) and Sigrit Ericksdottir (Rachel McAdams), who perform together as the duo Fire Saga. The pair are trying to achieve their life-long dream of representing their country on the world stage and reaching Eurovision glory, all the …

TONIGHT: Eurovision Song Celebration – Part 2

With the planned Eurovision week continuing, the EBU are helping to fill the void left by Eurovision 2020’s cancellation with the second edition of the Eurovision Song Celebration tonight. The show will see all of the songs from the secomd semi-final being played in their planned running order for the contest, alongside various extras and features such as the ‘fan …

BBC face backlash from Eurovision fans over May 16th broadcast

The external social media posts shown in this article do not necessarily reflect the views of the author, our other editors or ESC United as a whole. The BBC have faced opposition and a backlash from various British Eurovision fans across their BBC Eurovision social media platforms today, after the British broadcaster took the decision to host their own show, …

Junior Eurovision 2020: Current State of the Contest

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. After the cancellation of Eurovision 2020 and the postponement of Eurovision Young Musicians 2020 due to COVID-19, quite a few eyes turned to the Junior Eurovision contest and its preparations in the ESC …

San Marino’s broadcaster reveals to have had different “Replacement Plans” for cancelled Eurovision!

The Eurovision song contest has been cancelled as we all know, but so far we don’t know what has happened leading up to the decision or how the discussions have been after the decision has been made. The Director-General of San Marino RTV Carlo Romeo has revealed a few details. Firstly it is good to note that San Marino was …

An Uneducated Guide to the Eurovision 2020 Postcard Concept

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. Dutch broadcaster AVROTROS revealed today the concept behind the postcards for Eurovision 2020 to be held in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. The brief postcard, the video introduction to each competing artist at the contest, …

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