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Eurovision 2021: Who do #YOU WANT to win?

We’re now finally at the stage where we have our completed line-up for the Eurovision Song Contest 2021! After a prolonged selection season, 39 countries remain in the running for the title in Rotterdam. With this now being the case, we want to launch one of our big polls of the year for YOUR personal preference. Which country do #YOU …

Latvia: Samanta Tina releases her 2021 Eurovision entry “The Moon Is Rising”

The moon is rising tonight for Latvia! Samanta Tina just released her Eurovision entry. The song got revealed after the last episode of her five-part documentary “Kā uzvarēt Eirovīzijā? Samantas Tīnas ceļš uz Roterdamu”. However, for the people who couldn’t watch the documentary on Latvian television, the song premiered on Samanta’s personal YouTube Channel and on the official Eurovision YouTube Channel. …

Latvia: A BLOOD MOON IS RISING for Latvia on 12 March!

Riga, 9 March 2021 Latvia’s representative, Samanta Tina (stage name of Samanta Polakova) just published a planned premiere on her youtube channel. Her Eurovision single, “Moon is rising”, is set to premiere next Friday, at 20:30 CET. [embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i9wBRhiWR04[/embedyt] For the past few weeks, Samanta has been appearing in an LTV-exclusive web documentary about her upcoming Eurovision entry, called “Kā …

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 …

Latvia: Samanta Tīna releases new song “Tikai Romāns”

Latvia’s returning Eurovision artist Samanta Tīna has this morning released the music video for her new song “Tikai Romāns”, although it is understood the song is not in contention for Eurovision 2021. The dramatic pop ballad, meaning “Only a Novel”, was written in 2019 and sharing the meaning of the song, Samanta Tīna spoke to Latvian morning show “Rīta Panorāma”; …

Eurovision 2021 News Roundup: News from Latvia, Czech Republic, Albania, Israel, Cyprus, and Croatia!

Welcome back to the news round up – where we gather all the news YOU want to know about in one place! This week we’ve gotten a lot of updates about what the 2021 artists and countries have been up to, so let’s dive right in! Croatia releases the 14 acts competing in Dora 2021 This year HRT received 135 …

Eurovision and the Grammys: Laura Rizzotto’s new accomplishment

Eurovision is commonly not considered to be “mainstream” event – that is to say, Eurovision entries are usually not considered popular outside of the event itself. But one thing the contest is good for is jumpstarting the careers of Eurovision artists. Just look at the success Loreen, ABBA, Eleni Foureira, Dami Im, Celine Dion, Conchita Wurst, and so many other …

Latvia wins Round 2 of ESC United’s Forum Ranking Game

The second round of our annual Forum Ranking Game has concluded following the deadline for votes on Saturday 15th February, and we have a new leader – it’s Latvia! A new entry straight in at number one this week, Samanta Tīna’s “Still Breathing” earned the most points out of the six entries from the voting members of our forum to …

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