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Norway and Spain: Two artists set to quarantine ahead of this week’s national finals

Despite a few COVID related concerns, this week’s Eurovision national finals will push forward as scheduled. Norway has seen their second individual forced into quarantine due to the omicron variant of the virus, this time affecting one of the artists set to perform on Saturday. Spain has also had to make some adjustments to the production plans for Benidorm Fest …

Ukraine: The 8 finalists for Vidbir 2022 have been revealed

Kyiv, 24 January 2022 UA:PBC, the Ukrainian broadcaster, have revealed the 8 competing artists for a ticket to Eurovision. They initially already revealed a longlist with artists consisting of 27. The list has been narrowed down to 8 for one grand final to find the Ukrainian representative  at this year’s contest. Here are the acts that will be competing in …

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 …

Norway: Farida wins the second Norwegian heat, and advances to the final

Bærum, 22 January 2022 We’re here for the report on Norway’s second Delfinale, which aired earlier tonight. Let’s jump straight in! As you know from last week, Norway once again opted for a Duel format, where two entries are pitted against each other. Whoever receives the most votes via the app vote wins the duel. There are two head-to-head duels, …

Reviews: Team ESCUnited reviews Delfinale 2 of MGP!

Bærum, 22 January 2022 Tonight, the second  heat of Norway’s anticipated selection show, Melodi Grand Prix will air! During this live show, four acts will compete in a series of duels, with one qualifier reaching the finale on 19 February. Naturally, we at ESCUnited wanted to get in our reviews of the four hopefuls before the live performances screw up …

Slovenia: Teasers for the 2nd EMA semifinal acts have been posted!

Ljubljana, 21 January 2022 Slovenian broadcaster RTVSlo have published the teaser for the final eight EMA contenders. The eight established artists participating in the second EMA semifinal now also received their own teaser trailer. This is the line-up in running order: Mia Guček – “Independiente“ Gušti feat. Leyre – “Nova romantika“ Klara Jazbec – “Vse tam imam“ Vedran Ljubenko – …

Portugal: All 20 Festival da Canção songs officially revealed!

Lisbon, 21 January 2022 Portuguese broadcaster RTP have unveiled the 20 songs set to participate in Festival da Canção this year. The Portuguese music festival, renowned for its unique and forward-thinking approach to live music and for its killer fashion, will deliver Portugal’s participant for the upcoming Eurovision Song Contest in Turin. Here’s the list of acts competing in FdC …

(UPDATED) Ireland: RTÉ unveils Miles Graham as last entrant, sparks instant internet debate

Dublin 21 January 2022 Irish Broadcaster RTÉ have revealed the sixth and final Eurosong 2022 participant. Miles Graham’s “Yeah We’re Gonna Get Out of It” is the last hopeful competing to represent the Emerald Isle in Turin. The song, written by Graham, Justin Broad and Paul Herman, is intended as a message of hope to anyone in a repressed social …

Slovenia: Teasers of EMA Semifinal 1 Line-up released!

Ljubjana, 20 January 2022 Yesterday, Slovenian broadcaster RTVSlo revealed the line-ups of the semifinals for their Eurovision pre-selection,  Evrovizijska Melodija, (EMA for short). The Slovenian national final will feature 4 liveshows.  The first one is the Final of EMA Freš, a precursor competition for newly debuting artists. This live final (effectively a quarterfinal within the context of EMA 2022), will …

Ireland: Fifth ‘Eurosong’ Entry Released, Listen to “One Night, One Kiss, One Promise” by Patrick O’Sullivan Here:

As Eurosong, Ireland’s national selection final draws closer, the penultimate song that will be competing on The Late Late Show on February 4 has been released. The song, “One Night, One Kiss, One Promise” is a synth-y pop ballad, sung by 27-year-old Patrick O’Sullivan. You can listen to the song in the below lyric video: Patrick is a Cork native …

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