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Ukraine: Wholesale changes in the Eurovision team

[AdSense-B] There was a bit of drama to spice up our collective Mondays today as a batch of Ukrainian television officials resigned or left their posts at the newly created public broadcaster, UA:PBC. Executive producers of the Eurovision Song Contest 2017, Victoria Romanova and Oleksandr Kharebin have resigned from their roles in organising the next edition of the competition, alongside …

Ukraine – Official Stage Designs revealed!

Everything is gearing up for the Semi-Finals allocation draws which is scheduled for today at 11:00 CET. Yesturday, EBU announced the official logo and theme for this year’s Eurovision which is Celebrate Diversity. As it happens every year, many Eurovision Fans liked the idea and logo however there were some whom where critical about this idea. Here at Escyounited we …

Podcast: Good news for Albania, sad news for Russia

Get ready for another episode of our Podcast, the last one of 2016.   Today’s topics include: Russian army choir – Eurovision 2009 interval act – loses 64 members in plane crash tragedy. Albania chooses Lindita and her song “Botë”. Armenia selects Artsvik for Eurovision after marathon national selection. Eurovision in Concert tickets will go on sale very soon. Our …

No host city yet… but should we be worried?

Over the last few weeks the number of fans seem to have turned into critics as the looming decision of the host city for 2017 plods on, day after day and week leading into week. Some have taken this as a signal that perhaps the organisational power of NTU and the Ukrainian government to host such a demanding event should …

The new season begins today!

We know, it’s been a long summer for us too. But take a look at the calendar and you’ll notice today is a very significant day in the Eurovision cycle; any song released from today could potentially be an entry in next year’s contest! While in practical terms this means very little, it makes fans across the continent keep a …

Voting presentation set to see more changes?

It seems that EBU and SVT are making even MORE changes to the voting presentation of this year’s contest, with eurovision.de and multiple fan outlets reporting that only the Top 10 countries in the international televoting will actually have their points read out. The German Eurovision portal reports that the countries who finished 11th to 26th in the televoting results …

Semi-final running order on April 5th

The EBU has confirmed that the running order for this year’s semi-finals will be revealed on April 5th. The corporation alongside the Swedish national broadcaster SVT will decide on a running order based on what they feel will offer the best variety for TV viewers. The current split for the semi-finals is as follows, with EBU and SVT using this …

Eurovision 2017: Preliminary dates confirmed

The EBU’s reference group has confirmed preliminary dates for the Eurovision Song Contest’s 62nd edition to be held in May 2017. Europe’s biggest celebration is set to take place over three nights as usual next year, as confirmed during today’s heads of delegation meeting. The first semi-final is set to take place on May 16th, with the second semi-final on …

Eurovision Song Contest wins European unity medal

The Eurovision Song Contest can add another title to its many accolades and illustrious history today as it’s been revealed the competition has won the 2016 Charlemagne Medal for European Media (French: Médaille Charlemagne pour les Médias Européens), and will recieve the accolade in a special ceremony on April 28th. Established in 2006, previous recipients of the prize have included …

EBU makes an exciting change

This morning we heard some exciting news from EBU. In the tweet (photo below) they said that we could expect some changes to come. The details will be explained tomorrow, but still we can guess what are the changes about. Some speculations explaines that China or Kazakhstan are about to debut to the Contest. But EBU was clear about this. They …

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