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Simão Oliveira will represent Portugal at the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2021

While everyone is currently focusing on the Eurovision Song Contest 2021 in Rotterdam, Portugal already decided to announce their representative at the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2021 in France! Simão Oliveira will represent Portugal at this year’s contest. He was granted the honour after winning the Portuguese version of The Voice Kids. This also means that Portugal will return this …

Meet the press conference & online hosts of the Eurovision Song Contest 2021

The line-up for this year’s backstage host team is finally known! Koos van Plateringen, Hila Noorzai, Samya Hafsaoui en Rutger Vink will be working hard backstage to keep everyone updated with the latest news about the Eurovision Song Contest. Koos, Hila  & Samya will be in charge of the 83 press conferences, while Samya & Hila will team-up with Rutger …

Music Binds Us! Afrojack, Glennis Grace and Wulf will be performing at the Grand Final as interval act

It’s just 47 days till the Grand Final of the Eurovision Song Contest 2021 in Rotterdam and little by little we get to know how the show will look like. Today, Eurovision.tv announced that the world-renowned Dutch DJ Afrojack will perform as an interval act at the Grand Final. He will be accompanied on stage with 2005 Dutch representative Glennis …

Patrick Juvet (Switzerland 1973) passed away at the age of 70

Switzerland’s representative at Eurovision 1973 in Luxembourg, Patrick Juvet, has sadly passed away at the age of just 70. His agent officially confirmed this news to French media outlet AFP. Juvet started his career as a model, but later became a musician. His first big hit in France was with the song “La Musica” in 1972. A year later, he …

Eurovision’s history of permitting cultural appropriation

The below editorial features the opinions and views of the author and do not necessarily represent the views of the escYOUnited  team as a whole or the EBU. Earlier in March, we saw the release of the Belarussian entry, and the controversy it created as a pro-Lukashenko song. Instantly, the Eurovision community took to Twitter, Facebook, and email to contact …

Israel: Set Me Free is Revamped

Israel was among the first countries to select their song for the upcoming Eurovision Song Contest. Their representative, Eden Alene,  has just released the revamp of her entry Set Me Free alongside the official video that was shot in the Design City complex and was directed by Nimrod Peled. It was also revealed that Eden will shoot her back-up live-on-tape …

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San Marino: Will Flo Rida accompany Senhit in Rotterdam?

Bologna, 21 March 2021 Every since the release of San Marino’s high altitude bop “Adrenalina”, questions have arisen towards the staging. Will Flo Rida (stage name of Tramar Lacel Dillard), accompany Senhit on the Eurovision stage? The American rapper, known for world-wide hits such as “Whistle” and “Low” is featured prominently in the song, taking care of the song’s bridge …

Russia: Manizha releases studio version of “Russian Woman” on streaming services

She was the winner of Russia’s national final last week and earned the right to fly the Russian Flag in Rotterdam. Manizha wowed everyone that night with her performance of her 2021 Eurovision entry “Russian Woman.” However, the song wasn’t officially published yet before the National Final. She took the time and revamped the song a bit. Today, the final …

Spain: Blas Cantó set to make changes to his entry “Voy a quedarme”

Murcia, 17 March 2021 Israel’s Eden Alene isn’t the only entrant to be making adjustments to her entry. Spanish entrant Blas Cantó has revealed to Spanish media that he is currently working on a ‘Eurovision-exclusive‘ version of his song “Voy a quedarme” (I will remain). The Murcia-based singer hopes to parry the negative commentary his song has received. “Voy a …

Israel: Eden to set free a revamp of her song!

Jerusalem, 17 March 2021 Last week, word has reached us that Israel will be reworking their entry for the upcoming Eurovision Song Contest. “Set me free”, the song Israeli-Ethiopian singer Eden Alene will be bringing in Rotterdam is to receive a proper rewrite. The mid-tempo pop song was selected in January, via an internet vote on broadcaster KAN’s website. The …

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