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Road to Rotterdam: Go_A (Ukraine)

Each day leading up to the rehearsals in Rotterdam, we will be showcasing each of the 39 acts taking part in this year’s contest and profiling their journey to this point! Today we take a look at the Ukrainian group Go_A, whose unique mix of electronics and ethno-folklore has enamoured themselves with fans both in and out of their home …

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 …

Ukraine: Go_A release the updated version of their song, “Shum”.

Kyiv, 9 March 2021 Folk-dance band Go_A have finally released the finalized version of their song Go_A! We will not deprive you any further with our words, you can listen to it below: [embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U7-dxzp6Jvs[/embedyt] Go_A had been forced to rewrite the original “Shum” because it exceeded the 3 minute mark and because it contained lyrics from traditional Ukrainian folk …

Go_A to release the Eurovision version of “Shum” on 9 March!

Kyiv, 5 March 2020.  Ukraine have joined the cavalcade of Eurovision nations announcing the release dates of their songs. The entrant, folk band Go_A will premiere the Eurovision version of their song, “Shum” (transl: ‘Sound’), next Tuesday, on the 9th of March! Earlier, Go_A had released Shum as a stand-alone entry. The song’s video clip which featured members of the …

Ukraine: Go_A will sing “Shum” in Rotterdam this May

Shortly after the announcement that Go_A’s Eurovision song would be selected internally, news broke that the jury had decided the winner. The band submitted three songs to the jury, and snippets of each song were released on Twitter yesterday. Go_A submitted “SHUM”, “Rano”, and “Tserkovka” for consideration but Shum was unanimously selected by the jury. Three songs of @_Go_A_, which …

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 …

Ukraine reveals jury members for Go_A’s internal selection

After Eurovision was cancelled in May, UA:PBC internally selected Go_A to represent them again in Rotterdam. The decision was an easy one, Go_A received massive support from the Eurovision community, celebrated Ukrainian folklore through music, and would ensure a good placement in the contest overall. Rather than host Vidbir to select Go_A’s song, the broadcaster has opted for an internal …

Eurovision round-up: Cruise ships, cancelled songs and Gagauz rumours

Been busy over the festive period? We hear #YOU. It’s tough to keep up on all of the little news bits, rumours and updates in the Eurovision world, so we’ve been across the Eurovision community to put all of the recent smaller updates together for #YOU! Finland’s YLE has confirmed that the participants of this year’s Uuden Musiikin Kilpailu will …

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 …

Junior Eurovision 2020: Belarus is your favourite!

Earlier this week, we asked #YOU to vote for your favourite entry of this year’s Junior Eurovision Song Contest to gauge which songs may be going into this afternoon’s show as favourites, and we can now reveal your results! In our poll, it was Belarus’ Arina Pehtereva who came out on top with “Aliens”, securing 26% of the votes! Second …

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