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TONIGHT: EUROVISION SONG CONTEST 2018 - LIVE DISCUSSION THREAD

Sean

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Oh good heavens, is that the time?



In less than two weeks the stars of 2018 will descent on the Portuguese capital of Lisbon, bringing with them thousands of delegates, press, fans and tourists who will soak up the sun, sounds and atmosphere of Portugal over the Eurovision fortnight. The city, and indeed Portugal itself, will be hosting their historic first ever Eurovision Song Contest, so we at ESC United couldn't possibly refuse the invitation to attend!

Over the two weeks at Eurovision we will once again be bringing you live, hands-on coverage from the press centre and beyond as the 43 participating acts rehearse and fine-tune their performances for the global audience. Of course, we will bring you the usual exclusives, press conferences, rehearsal reactions and live streams, but we also have a few surprises in store for #YOU...

The first members of our team arrive in Lisbon on Thursday 26th April, with the majority of our crew arriving on Saturday and Sunday of this week as the rehearsals begin. #YOU can check out this rehearsal schedule, as well as links to all of the relevant articles and videos as they happen!

As ever, we couldn't keep this website and forum going from strength to strength without #YOU, so we want to know what suggestions, questions and ideas you have for our coverage in Lisbon. What would #YOU like to see from the coming weeks?

This thread will be used as live discussion throughout the rehearsals, live shows and everything in between as well as our main forum point of contact, but in the mean time feel free to make your predictions and feelings about the rehearsals known!

Muito obrigado a todos vocês! Te vejo em breve xheya

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Re: ESC United LIVE from Lisbon - The Rehearsals (Coming soon...)

The first members of our team have already landed in Lisbon! :eek: Keep an eye out over our social media and the website in the coming days before the big one on Sunday...

What would #YOU like us to cover during these two weeks? Any suggestions?
 
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Re: ESC United LIVE from Lisbon - The Rehearsals (Coming soon...)

apparently you guys will have to limit most of it... but it will be nice to have Matt for more of the time on the webcam like he was last year ^^
 

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Re: ESC United LIVE from Lisbon - The Rehearsals (Coming soon...)

apparently you guys will have to limit most of it... but it will be nice to have Matt for more of the time on the webcam like he was last year ^^
Yes we are aware of the changes the EBU have made, luckily they don't actually impact our plans much at all, but unfortunately we cannot bring inside the arena coverage this year...
 
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Re: ESC United LIVE from Lisbon - The Rehearsals (Coming soon...)

You can at least SAY what's happening. Word of mouth can sometimes paint a picture as strong as the image, as long as you don't let your biases for/against out. ;)
 

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Re: ESC United LIVE from Lisbon - The Rehearsals (Coming soon...)

Can't wait for Estonia!!

Also excited for what Azerbaijan has to offer. They never let down in terms of stagings.
 

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Re: ESC United LIVE from Lisbon - The Rehearsals (Coming soon...)

Would love to hear about Estonia's staging too. :) Plus about the bombastic staging of Hungary. Also very interested how our, Germany's, staging will look like.
 

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Re: ESC United LIVE from Lisbon - The Rehearsals (Coming soon...)

Hopefully the people on the ground can at least talk to EBU representatives and discuss it. This is a direct attack on the fan community. It's a disgrace.
 

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Re: ESC United LIVE from Lisbon - The Rehearsals (Coming soon...)

So looking forward to your rehearsal coverage and flying to Lisbon next Sunday :-)

The best time of the year has arrived.
 

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Re: ESC United LIVE from Lisbon - The Rehearsals (Coming soon...)

its more impressive to watch the performances first time at the actual show instead of have been looking at snippets a hundred times before.... so i guess its a good thing to avoid too much information before the live shows like it was before. of course all of us are eager to know more about the stagings.
 

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Re: ESC United LIVE from Lisbon - The Rehearsals (Coming soon...)

I'm ready for the LEAKS...
 

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Re: ESC United LIVE from Lisbon - The Rehearsals (Coming soon...)


Going live very soon!
 

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Re: ESC United LIVE from Lisbon - The Rehearsals (Coming soon...)

Gosh, I am so excited! I just finished university and have all week the time to see the rehearsals and watch your coverage. Sooooo exciting! Gooood! :eek:
 

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Re: ESC United LIVE from Lisbon - DAY 1 - Semi-Final 1 first rehearsals

Our next live stream as the Czech Republic get underway!

 

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Re: ESC United LIVE from Lisbon - DAY 1 - Semi-Final 1 first rehearsals

I love, love, love the stage, especially the back there xlove
 

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Re: ESC United LIVE from Lisbon - DAY 1 - Semi-Final 1 first rehearsals



For y'all not watching the stream, you're missing [MENTION=4364]Matt[/MENTION] discovering that Ieva's stage partner is her real husband.
 

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