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Cultural critic Clive James passes away at age 80

Famed Australian-born cultural critic, author, television host, and writer Clive James passed away on November 24, 2019 at age 80 at his home in Cambridge, England. Eurovision did not escape his famous scathing wit, with some of the most memorable and infamous comments about the contest having come from his pen. According to a statement today by James’s representatives United …

The ESCUnited Team celebrates #100DaysToEurovision

[AdSense-B] As of today, we are officially 100 days away from the Grand Final for the 64th edition of the contest, and in order to celebrate, the official Eurovision channel has issued a call to celebrate the occasion. The contest has been hosted by 26 different countries in it’s long history, and will be returning to Israel for the 3rd …

EBU responds to the Turkish Head of TRT on controversial Eurovision comments

We previously reported statements made by the the of TRT, the Turkish National broadcaster. İbrahim Eren made controversial statements about the Eurovision Song Contest and its current leadership. He also provided several reasons on why Turkey hasn’t returned to the contest. Mr. Eren particularly criticized Conchita Wurst who represented Austria in 2014 and won the contest with “Rise like a Phoenix“.  …

Tom Neuwirth wants to kill Conchita Wurst

[AdSense-B] Is the era of Conchita coming to an end?  According to an interview with media outlet Welt am Sonntag, Tom Neuwirth is considering retirement, at least of the character Conchita Wurst which became known to the public in 2012 when she first appeared in the Austrian National Final. “With the bearded lady, I have accomplished basically everything since my …

Conchita Wurst to unveil Australia’s artist

The Australian Broadcaster SBS announced that the acts representing Australia in the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest will be revealed on Thursday, March 3rd. But the person revealing the act is not from Australia but hails from Austria (maybe they got confused?!?). The winner of the 2014 contest Conchita Wurst will deliver the announcement on who is going to fly the …

Austria: Watch Conchita’s new music video

Austria’s beloved winner of Eurovision 2014, Conchita Wurst, has today released the music video for her latest single “You Are Unstoppable”, a noticeably more upbeat song compared to “Rise Like A Phoenix” or the follow-up single “Heroes”. The single is the third to be lifted from her upcoming album, Conchita, which will be released on 15th May (18th May in …

TONIGHT: Eurovision’s Greatest Hits

Tonight sees some of the contest’s greatest performers take to the United Kingdom’s capital for a one-off celebration of the Eurovision Song Contest’s 60th anniversary! The show will be taking place tonight at the London Hammersmith Apollo with 15 acts singing tonight. The special celebration is being hosted by the BBC in conjunction with the EBU. Graham Norton and Petra …

Austrian broadcaster discusses Politics in Eurovision

During the ORF- Dialog Forum on Tuesday, a panel of experts discussed Eurovision and whether or not the popular contest has a political bias. German Author Irving Wolther said that political messages are usually not allowed but that history has proven on multiple occasions, that this hasn’t been the case. He pointed out that the concept of countries judging other …

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