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United Kingdom: BBC reveal plans for a “Replacement” Eurovision!

Ever since the news came out that Eurovision would be cancelled this year, people have been looking at the EBU and other broadcasters to see if there would be anything to replace the void. The EBU stated that they were “Working on it”, but today the BBC have revealed a few plans to entertain the British people in self-quarantine.  They …

2021: A Comprehensive List of returning acts

21 March 2020 (last updated: 31 March 2020) It’s been three days since Eurovision 2020’s tragic, but necessary cancellation due to the worldwide COVID-19   pandemic. As countries and delegations are picking up the pieces, the information about the upcoming 2021 contest is slowly trickling in. It brooks no introduction, but everyone was pretty gutted by the cancellation of our beloved …

Artists react to Eurovision 2020 being cancelled

Just a few hours ago we unveiled that the Eurovision Song Contest would not take place in Rotterdam this upcoming may due to concerns of spreading the coronavirus and travel restrictions. This announcement, while shocking for us at ESCUnited and for fans alike, has been even harder for the 41 artists who won the right to compete in the 2020 …

London Eurovision Party postponed

The London Eurovision Party, one of the biggest traditional pre-parties for Eurovision each year, has been postponed as a result of the current COVID-19 pandemic and following an update on the current situation from the British government. The event was due to be held on Sunday 29th March at the Café de Paris in London. The pre-party joins Pre-Party ES …

Forum Ranking Game: Lithuania hold off Switzerland to top ranking for fourth week

Over on our forum, our readers and fans of the Eurovision Song Contest have continued to vote for their favourite entries week on week, with all but five of the entries eligible to receive points in the previous seven-day cycle. Now, it’s time to find out what the results of the latest ranking are! In first place, we find Lithuania‘s …

COVID-19: Eurovision build-up continues to be affected

It is hard to ignore the difficult moment that the world finds itself in at this moment, with the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic continuing to affect daily life in Europe and beyond. Of course, Eurovision is no different or separate from this, and the effects of the outbreak on the contest are already starting to show. Pre-parties in Madrid and Tel …

Russia: Little Big complete Eurovision 2020 line-up with “Uno”

Russia’s long-awaited entry for Eurovision 2020 has been revealed on “Evening Urgant”, this evening’s late-night chat show hosted by Eurovision 2009 host Ivan Urgant. The song matches up with a snippet heard during the band’s reveal on Russian evening news last week, with the music video reminiscent of a kitsch 70s Eurovision performance and featuring an eye-catching leg dance from …

Report: Decision on Coronavirus impact on Eurovision 2020 not expected until mid-April

According to local press in the Netherlands, a decision on any potential impacts on Eurovision 2020 of the current Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic affecting many territories and regions of the globe is not expected until closer to the competition. NLTimes, an English-language news website focusing on Dutch affairs and the Netherlands, reported earlier today that a decision is not expected to …

Sweden: The Mamas WIN Melodifestivalen and go to Rotterdam!

STOCKHOLM, 7 March 2020 It has finally arrived. The most followed national final of the year, Melodifestivalen 2020 came to a close tonight, crowing a winner and selecting their entry for the upcoming Eurovision Song Contest in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. Tonight’s show saw the following acts compete: Victor Crone – “Troubled Waters” Paul Rey – “Talking in my sleep” The …

Catharina Zühlke: “This time I had the courage to show my ‘soft side'”

Ahead of tonight’s Uuden Musiikin Kilpailu final in Finland, we got the opportunity to speak to Catharina Zühlke, who will perform “Eternity” and open the show. We spoke to Catharina about returning to UMK after a three year absence, her musical beginnings at a wedding, performing in Africa and the meanings behind her entry… Hello Catharina! First of all thank …

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