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BREAKING: EBU rules out scenario A, focus on scenario B with possible downscaling

Rotterdam, 3 Feb 2021 With the pandemic still raging across all Europe, the EBU needed to make a decision concerning the organization of the upcoming Eurovision Song Contest. The 65th contest, set to be held in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, will be aired on the week of the 17th of May. Earlier, the EBU had issued four possible scenario’s underwhich the …

All roads lead to Rotterdam: EBU tweaks branding of Eurovision 2021 with new logo

The EBU has today announced that the logo for Eurovision 2021 will be slightly different to what we were expecting, with the colourful circular design from the cancelled 2020 contest breaking out for Rotterdam 2021! In a video explaining the amendment to the contest’s branding, the EBU identified that “last year’s artwork was about our [Eurovision’s] legacy, telling the story …

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 …

The Eurovision 2021 news round-up: Part One

Within the past month alone, a plethora of small news clips and information has been released regarding the 2021 Eurovision cycle. Rather than writing a complete article over each piece, we here at ESCUnited want to combine them into multiple smaller articles to report what we know about the season as of today. Without further ado – let’s get started! …

Eurovision 2021 update: Semi-Final allocations will carry over to the 2021 contest

This morning news broke from Rotterdam as a press release revealed that the EBU would be honoring the allocation draw from the cancelled 2020 contest this upcoming May. One of the big reasons the EBU decided to keep the same allocations is because fans are also carrying their tickets over from cancelled event and into the 2021 show. Many fans …

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 …

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