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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 …

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 …

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