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Sanja Ilić, founder of Balkanika, has died aged 70

Sanja Ilić, the founder of the ethno-folk group Balkanika that represented Serbia in Eurovision 2018, has sadly died at the age of 70 from complications relating to COVID-19. The veteran musician formed the group in 1998, with its purpose “to preserve, revitalize and modernize Serbian medieval and byzantine music traditions.” The group alongside Ilić won Beovizija 2018 with “Nova deca” and went on …

Serbia: Hurricane released their 2021 Eurovision entry “Loco Loco”

It’s time to get Loco Loco! Sanja, Ivana and Ksenija – better known as the Serbian girl group Hurricane – just released their 2021 Eurovision entry. You can listen to Loco Loco in the video below: Loco Loco is produced by Darko Dimitrov and Nemanja Antonić. Dimitrov also composed 2019’s North Macedonia entry “Proud” who won the jury vote. Hurricane-member …

Serbia: Hurricane will release “Loco Loco” on 5th of March

It almost feels like national snippet day! After today’s snippet of the entries from North Macedonia and Moldova, Serbia also decided to give us a little preview. The official Instagram account of the Eurovision Song Contest @Eurovision posted a video with the snippet and also announced the release date of their song. We can expect their 2021 Eurovision entry “Loco …

Serbia and Greece are gearing up for Rotterdam

After months of anticipation, even though people knew they are coming back, RTS confirmed that Hurricane will represent the country this year in Rotterdam after winning Beovizija last year. Fresh informations started coming in last night when it was revealed that girls were in the studio recording their entry. Their song is called Loco Loco and is composed by Nemanja …

Eurovision 2021 News Round-up: News from Ireland, Finland, Italy, Iceland, Serbia, and Australia!

Earlier this week we reported on the latest news from other countries, and since that article we’ve gotten another round of updates as we move into the 2021 season! This time we have updates from numerous countries around Europe and Australia and for convenience we’ve gathered them all together in one place. Sanremo 2021 artists revealed by RAI The Italian …

Junior Eurovision 2020 – A rousing success in troubled times?

This editorial is written from the opinion of the author and does not necessarily represent the views of ESC United as a whole or its other contributors. Let’s face it, this year has been bleak, and long, and I’m sure like many others out there it is slowly wearing me down. So imagine my relief to know that the month …

TODAY: Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2020 – Join us for our reactions!

Today sees the only official Eurovision contest of a difficult year take place as the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2020 gets underway this afternoon, live from Warsaw in Poland. Of course, things will be a bit different this year, with no audience and each country performing live from home, but we’re still hoping for the same Eurovision magic we have …

Serbia: Petar Aničić will sing Heartbeat

Today Serbian national broadcaster revealed via Junior Eurovision’s YouTube channel that Petar Aničić will represent the Balkan country with the song Heartbeat. This comes just three weeks after the open call for songs was closed on September 1st. Petar was born in 2006. and already at the age of four his musical talent came up and just two years later he …

The Junior Eurovision Contest 2020 has been “reimagined” due to Covid-19 pandemic.

WARSAW, 8 September 2020 After months of silence, the EBU has finally unveiled their plans for the Junior Eurovision 2020, with some good news and bad news. The good news is, the Junior Eurovision Song Contest will take place, unlike its cancelled adult counterpart. The bad news is that it won’t be a Junior Eurovision as we know it. [embedyt] …

Serbia: Hurricane are coming back next year

  The news stormed in this morning as one of the biggest daily newspapers in Serbia published that Hurricane girls will represent Serbia next year in Rotterdam. As their sources say, RTS decided not to organize Beovizija because of the financial issues expected because of the Covid-19. Instead, due to the rules of the contest, Hurricane girls will prepare a …

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