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Kalush Orchestra light up Dallas during their North American Tour: Concert Review

For those who may not know, as an American Eurovision fan it is extremely rare to see Eurovision-related artists outside of the Eurovision village or Europe prior. But when Maneskin broke barriers in the United States with their songs “Zitti e buoni” and “Beggin'”, suddenly we started to get concerts left and right from Eurovision artists. MARO toured the states …

Touring Turin, Part One – What Was It Like to Attend Eurovision 2022?

Every Eurovision fan knows that time moves differently depending on which point of the season we find ourselves in. During the build-up to Eurovision, time really seems to crawl by in SloMo — then, once everything kicks off, it still feels like it’s all over in a Snap! After so many national finals, pre-parties and shock moments, Eurovision 2022 is …

Editorial: What can Ireland do to regain their dominance in Eurovision?

All opinions expressed in this article are those of the author and do not represent the opinions of ESCUnited as a whole. Ireland has participated in Eurovision since 1965 and currently holds the record for most wins in contest history – an amazing seven wins, with three being consecutive (1992, 1993, and 1994). Their seventh and final win came in …

Flashback to… The Time t.A.T.u. Trolled Two American TV Networks in Two Days

The below editorial features the opinions and views of the authors and does not necessarily represent the views of #escYOUnited as a whole, Eurovision, or the EBU. On the night of February 25, 2003, Russian teenagers Julia Volkova and Lena Katina of t.A.T.u. made their United States-television debut on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. The pair, sporting white t-shirts with …

What If?: Which Three Eurovision 2021 Artists Would Have Made the ‘Fire Saga’ Cut?

The below editorial features the opinions and views of the author and does not necessarily represent the views of #escYOUnited as a whole, Eurovision, or the EBU. On June 6, 2020, cinema as we know it was forever changed. Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga received accolades from the globe’s top film critics, ‘Ja Ja Ding Dong’ topped …

Editorial: The many flaws of Roxen’s “Amnesia”

Disclaimer: This post is an editorial and therefore heavily prone towards subjectivity. Also, swearing, strong opinions and speculation. Anything stated beyond this point is the author’s personal opinion and does not necessarily represent the views of ESC United as a whole or other editors. It’s done. Eurovision is over. After two aaaagonizing years, we finally have a new incumbent winner, …

Opinion: Why NRK’s KEiiNO gambit failed.

This post is an editorial and therefore heavily prone towards subjectivity, as well as strong opinions and speculation. Anything stated beyond this point is the author’s personal opinion and does not necessarily represent the views of ESC United as a whole or its other editors.   I hear the critics question the point behind holding National Finals this year – …

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 …

Why the Eurovision community should care about the Black Lives Matter movement

The below editorial features the opinions and views of the author and do not necessarily represent the views of #escYOUnited as a whole, Eurovision or the EBU. This is not your typical Eurovision editorial. I have spent the past week trying to write this article. Every time that I sit down to type my thoughts I end up erasing everything …

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