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OH COME ON YOU *CAN’T* BE SERIOUS – Country Spotlight: San Marino

Happy April Fools Day everyone! tonight I will be breaking my analytical silence to dissect the chances of Eurovision’s most hapless country. A country so small they constantly recycle their own refuse… and everyone else’s! A country that nobody expects to own, except they did last year, randomly. A country which leaves few people indifferent. It is of course, STAN …

An ESC 250 list from an American: #115-129

Before the article, a disclaimer – the below editorial is tongue-in-cheek and written from the personal opinion of the author, and does not necessarily represent the views of ESC United as an outlet, its contributors or anyone associated with Eurovision. As we wind down the calendar year and prepare for the release of ESC Radio’s ESC 250 list, I’ve been …

An ESC 250 list from an American: 145-159

Before the article, a disclaimer – the below editorial is tongue-in-cheek and written from the personal opinion of the author, and does not necessarily represent the views of ESC United as an outlet, its contributors or anyone associated with Eurovision. As we wind down the calendar year and prepare for the release of ESC Radio’s ESC 250 list, I’ve been …

A piece on Andorra’s potential return to Eurovision…

Fresh from the press: Our colleagues at Eurovoix have reported that Andorra have made plans to return to the contest. What does this mean? Will we see Andorra back at Eurovision? Well, no. Not quite yet. Andorra won’t be participating in Rotterdam. The Pyrenean microstate withdrew in 2010 due to financial matters and will be continuing their absence for at …

Growing Spains – Country Spotlight: SPAIN

NOTE – 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. Every year we’re confronted with them – A fanbase whose bark is deafeningly …

Survival of the Hippest – Country Spotlight: CZECH REPUBLIC

Located in the centre of Europe is a dapper, but critically overlooked country that has made a lot of progress over the years since their return. After back-to-back successes it is time to assess the chances of the Czech Republic. Before we start,  a disclaimer: This post is an editorial and therefore heavily prone towards subjectivity. Also, swearing, strong opinions …

YouTube Experiment: Top 10 most liked entries of 2018

This editorial is written from the opinions of the author, and does not necessarily reflect the views of #escYOUnited as a whole, Eurovision or the EBU. [AdSense-B] So, the other day Netta’s “Toy” broke the 100 million view barrier on YouTube and became the first song from the Lisbon contest to do such a thing, and the second ever after …

Who we are NOT: Confronting the vitriol in the Eurovision fanbase

This editorial is written from the opinion of the author and does not represent the views of the other editors, the EBU or escYOUnited as a whole. [AdSense-B] During my tenure with ESC United, I have spent a lot of time advocating for the Eurovision fans (recent examples here and here). As previously noted, they are an integral part of …

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