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Second Rehearsals: The first five countries to rehearse

Rotterdam, 12 May 2021 ‘Sup you fools! ESCUnited here from the AHOY Arena, with your daily dose of Eurovision News. Here’s our report on the first five countries to perform their second rehearsal today. 01. Lithuania (#LTU) The Roop – “Discoteque” The Lithuanian band enter the stage with confidence and are bang on the entire time. Discoteque is a flurry …

Montaigne shows her emotion at Eurovision absence

It’s been a tough year or so for all of the artists and delegations involved with Eurovision, but few could argue with it being toughest on Australia’s team. Today, the emotions of the Australian team not being able to travel to Rotterdam showed as Montaigne struggled to contain her emotion in today’s press conference. The “Technicolour” singer was a late …

Australia: Rehearsal footage from Montaigne’s live-on-tape is shown.

Rotterdam, 8 May 2021 Time to take off those cloaks! Montaigne may not have been present in Rotterdam this morning, but we  were shown rehearsal footage from her live-on-tape instead. Country: Australia (#AUS) Act: Montaigne Song:  Technicolour Semifinal: First (18/05/2021) Position in Running Order: 05/16 If we’re honest, we weren’t given much from Australia. A mere 30 second clip (without …

Road to Rotterdam: Montaigne (Australia)

In the lead up to the rehearsals in Rotterdam, we continue to profile all 39 of this year’s competing artists and detailing their journey to Eurovision 2021. Next up, it’s Montaigne from Australia, whose meteoric rise in the indie and hyperpop scene down under has propelled her to Rotterdam 2021. Well, kind of… Who is Montaigne? Montaigne is the stage …

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 …

Eurovision 2021 News Round-up: News from Ireland, Finland, Italy, Iceland, Serbia, and Australia!

Earlier this week we reported on the latest news from other countries, and since that article we’ve gotten another round of updates as we move into the 2021 season! This time we have updates from numerous countries around Europe and Australia and for convenience we’ve gathered them all together in one place. Sanremo 2021 artists revealed by RAI The Italian …

The Masked Singer reveals a Eurovision star!

Attention: SPOILERS AHEAD for The Masked Singer franchise, read on at your own risk! The second season of The Masked Singer Australia wrapped up this evening. The grand finale was filmed under strict social distancing conditions after a coronavirus cluster broke out amongst dancers mid-season, but nothing could stop this festival of kitsch from going ahead, as the host and …

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 …

Australia’s Uncanny Valley win the AI Song Contest

Tonight’s final of the AI Song Contest, an alternative take on Eurovision with competing songs created with artificial intelligence, has resulted in Australia’s team Uncanny Valley taking home the title. Their catchy track “Beautiful the World” saw the group train their AI machine with the local sounds of koalas, kookaburras and Tasmanian devils to give the electropop song a unique …

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