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ESC 2021: Live shows with a limited audience

The ongoing coronavirus pandemic might still be causing some trouble around the world, but that doesn’t stop our will to live as we once used to, before all of this started. To make everything more positive, the Eurovision Song Contest, has finally been greenlit to have an audience. Limitations! This is clearly some good news, cause as we saw already …

Eurovision officials reaffirm ‘Scenario B’ and release an official Health Protocol!

Rotterdam, 2 March 2021 Good news, fans of Eurovision! Earlier today the EBU have released some new information on the contests organization and in doing so have reaffirmed ‘Scenario B’ as their preferred hosting scenario! Scenario B reaffirmed Now, ‘Scenario B’ is, in case you don’t remember, the so-called ‘Social Distancing’ Scenario. It’s the one where audience can attend the …

All roads lead to Rotterdam: EBU tweaks branding of Eurovision 2021 with new logo

The EBU has today announced that the logo for Eurovision 2021 will be slightly different to what we were expecting, with the colourful circular design from the cancelled 2020 contest breaking out for Rotterdam 2021! In a video explaining the amendment to the contest’s branding, the EBU identified that “last year’s artwork was about our [Eurovision’s] legacy, telling the story …

“Open Up” – Eurovision 2020 theme and slogan revealed!

The European Broadcasting Union (EBU) announced today that “Open Up” will be the official theme and slogan of Eurovision 2020, to be held in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, in May 2020. “The slogan ‘Open Up’ is intentionally incomplete,” said Sietse Bakker, the executive producer of Eurovision 2020. “Open up to each other. Open up to music. Open up to Rotterdam. Open …

Why Turkey left the contest and more EBU drama on the way – ESC United Podcast

Matt and Adam are back with another edition of the ESC Podcast discussing the latest and greatest news, developments and general Eurovision related info. We are joined by our member Robert aka Lupus who is a new fan of the contest. The following topics were up for debate: –  Turkey is out again…why?!? – Minus One and Thomas G:SON for …

Lebanon possibly in Stockholm and somebody at the EBU was fired – ESC United Podcast

Matt and Adam are back with another edition of the ESC Podcast discussing the latest and greatest news, developments and general Eurovision related info. We are joined by our member RomanFromRussia who shared some great insights with us. The following topics were up for debate: – Lebanon in Eurovision?!? – Somebody at the EBU was fired, what happened – Belarus …

Is Eurovision too political and is Iveta the right choice for Armenia – Podcast

Matt and Adam are back with another edition of the ESC Podcast discussing the latest and greatest news, developments and general Eurovision related info. The following topics were up for debate: – Iveta Mukuychan to represent Armenia – Poland going with Internal selection – Lithuania’s elaborate selection process – Three Swedish Melodifestivalen names leaked ?!? – Sietse Bakker stepping down …