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Think you could join our team? We want #YOU!

The Eurovision national selection season is rapidly descending on us and as a result we are looking for enthusiastic individuals with a keen eye for the latest news and gossip, a strong opinion or two about music and above all enthusiasm for the contest we all know and have grown to adore. We at escYOUnited have been part of a …

Who’s in and who’s out so far?

At this stage in the year we start to finalise which countries will be joining the celebrations at the next year’s Eurovision and as the nights draw in and the air gets colder, the 2017 contest is no exception. So let’s take a look at the current state of play and see who is joining the party in 2017! Planning …

Join our team for 2017!

2016 was once again a fantastic year for ESC United. With Stockholm cementing our status as one of the fastest growing Eurovision fansites on the web with a reach of thousands across Europe, North America, Australia and beyond, things are going from strength to strength. But we simply can’t keep up with everything going on in the Eurovision world alone. …

SVT reveals details of opening ceremony

A two-part ceremony will officially welcome the artists and delegations of 2016 to Stockholm on Sunday 8th May, according to SVT. The glittering, glamorous occasion is one of the highlights of the Eurovision fortnight and will see two parts implemented for this year; the Red Carpet ceremony we are all familiar with and the Opening Reception for artists, with an …

Voting presentation set to see more changes?

It seems that EBU and SVT are making even MORE changes to the voting presentation of this year’s contest, with eurovision.de and multiple fan outlets reporting that only the Top 10 countries in the international televoting will actually have their points read out. The German Eurovision portal reports that the countries who finished 11th to 26th in the televoting results …

Work begins on the 2016 stage!

Work has begun on this year’s staging for the Eurovision Song Contest as Globen Arena is set to be transformed for Europe’s biggest event. As revealed in a blog post by M&M Production Management who are overseeing the construction of the stage, the first two trucks filled with rigging equipment arrived at Stockholm’s Globen Arena today with the first constructions …

Semi-final running order on April 5th

The EBU has confirmed that the running order for this year’s semi-finals will be revealed on April 5th. The corporation alongside the Swedish national broadcaster SVT will decide on a running order based on what they feel will offer the best variety for TV viewers. The current split for the semi-finals is as follows, with EBU and SVT using this …

Eurovision Song Contest wins European unity medal

The Eurovision Song Contest can add another title to its many accolades and illustrious history today as it’s been revealed the competition has won the 2016 Charlemagne Medal for European Media (French: Médaille Charlemagne pour les Médias Européens), and will recieve the accolade in a special ceremony on April 28th. Established in 2006, previous recipients of the prize have included …

Eurovision 2016: Who’s in and who’s left?

With the coming days seemingly wrapping up the participation rumour mill than engulfs every summer for the average Eurovision fan, we though it was high time we did a round-up of who will be travelling to Stockholm, who will stay on the sidelines and who is leaving everything to the last minute to decide… So, who’s in? Breathe a sigh …

The ESC United Dream Team 2016

Are you sitting at home still mourning the end of Vienna 2015? Just completed your sixth viewing of the voting sequence? Voted in every kind of contest you can find on the internet? Then the Post Eurovision Depression must be hitting you hard… but of course, the excitement never stops and we at ESC United are already looking forward to …

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