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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 …

Dispatch From The 215 – A Philadelphia Native Reviews Junior Songfestival 2020

The below editorial features the opinions and views of the authors and do not necessarily represent the views of #escYOUnited as a whole, Eurovision or the EBU. And though announcing it as such would take the sting out of the joke, this article is meant to be a light-hearted outsider’s view on the Contest. Americans have been warned. They’re getting …

The Real Housewives of New York City Season 12 Finale Review: Viva La Diva!

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. At the beginning of The Real Housewives of New York City’s 12th season, the posh socialites found themselves at something of a crossroads. With the departure of Bethenny Frankel, does the show focus less …

God Gave Eurovision to You: Bill & Ted’s Bogus Journey Ends on a Most Triumphant Note

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. There exists a world where the song that unifies all races, ethnicities, genders and cultures at exactly the right moment was written by a musician who wrote a Eurovision entry. Sadly, it is …

Escunited’s 2020 Summer Jam Roundup: Part 2

Welcome back to the ESCUnited Summer Jam Round-up! We have a ton of great songs to present to you from our Eurovision alumni, and hopefully a few of these make their way onto your summer playlist! Hurricane x MC Stojan – Tuturutu (Serbia, 2020) The girls of Serbia are back at it again, this time collaborating with Serbian artist MC …

At Eurovision Baht ‘at: A List of Yorkshire Performers at 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. Now then, look ‘ere see thee! Saturday, August 1, 2020 is Yorkshire Day. A day to celebrate God’s Own County, eat Yorkshire Puddings, drink Theakston Old Peculier, put ferrets down your trousers, and …

Marching on in the Sunlight: the brief Leeds United career of an Irish pop star and Eurovision entrant

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 past weekend, one of English soccer’s sleeping giants awoke from their slumber after 16 years and returned to the Premier League as winners of the English Championship, the second-tier league. For the …

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 …

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 …

Crime is a Disease. Eurovision 1977 is the Cure.

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. Hands up those of you who are going stir crazy because of the COVID-19 enforced social distancing! Alright, quite a few of you out there in Eurovision fan land. How about to pass …

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