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Key Changes in ESC – A Eurovision strategy?

What components make up a memorable and successful Eurovision Song Contest entry?  In the recent era of Eurovision, there have been a number of strategies entries have utilized, including: –        Wind machines (France 2012; Denmark 2010) –        On-stage costume changes (Croatia 2011; Latvia 2002; Netherlands 2000) –        Drag queens (Denmark 2007; Ukraine 2007; Slovenia 2002) –        Break dancers (almost every …

Interview with Danne Attlerud, Swedish composer

      Danne Attlerud has composed numerous songs that have competed in the Swedish Melodifestivalen and Eurovision Song Contest including the 2004 Norwegian entry “High”.  Danne is also a co-composer of Kevin Borg’s entry in this year’s Maltese National Selection, “Needing You”.  ESC UNITED had the opportunity to interview him to learn more.   ESC UNITED: Hello Danne.  You …

When the music dies: Disqualified and rejected songs of the Eurovision Song Contest (Part 2)

Many countries elect to utilize a national final to determine which artist(s) and which song will represent them at the Eurovision Song Contest.  However, like so many things with Eurovision, you never know what’s going to happen, and in some cases, the song that is originally chosen can change.  This is the second of two articles that will explore songs …

When the music dies: Disqualified and rejected songs of the Eurovision Song Contest (Part 1)

Many countries elect to utilize a national final to determine which artist(s) and which song will represent them at the Eurovision Song Contest.  However, like so many things with Eurovision, you never know what’s going to happen, and in some cases, the song that is originally chosen can change.   This is the first of two articles that will explore …

Off center-stage: Backup singers in the 2000-2012 Eurovision Song Contests

  Current Eurovision Song Contest rules allow for up to six performers on stage.  Although the majority of the attention goes towards the lead artist, today I would like to honor a very essential component of almost every Eurovision Song Contest entry – THE BACKUP SINGERS.  Despite being an integral part of many performances, these talented artists on many occasions …

Returning artists – A look back in time

With the Eurovision Song Contest 2013 in Malmo being just a few months away, we thought it would be neat to take a closer look at some of the returning artists. It’s quite common for artists to return to ESC on multiple occasions. Some fans love it, some prefer to see new talent so before too many new entries are …

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