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Sverre Kjelsberg dies aged 69

Sverre Kjelsberg (left), one half of the duo which represented Norway in the Eurovision Song Contest 1980, has died at the age of 69 from a currently unknown cause of death, having previously recovered from cancer. Kjelsberg sang the Norwegian 1980 entry “Sámiid Ædnan”, a song about the Sami population of Norway, alongside Mattis Hætta where the duo finished 16th …

Corry Brokken dies aged 83

One of the first winners of the Eurovision Song Contest has unfortunately passed away. Corry Brokken, who was also the first representative of the Netherlands in Eurovision, as well as their first winner and only the second victorious singer in the contest’s history, has died at the age of 83. She won the competition in 1957 with “Net Als Toen”. …

Morland’s debut album is out

He represented Norway last year in Vienna in a duet along Debrah with the song A Monster Like Me and they’ve finished on a respectful 8th place. Now, Morland is back with his debut album, after an EP that was published three years ago. There ten songs can be found and it is released for sale in Norway, also worldwide via Spotify. …

Happy 60th Birthday Eurovision!

60 years ago on this very day, one of the most momentous occasions in European history took place in Lugano, Switzerland. Seven of the countries in Western Europe united in song to stand proud against a recent history of war and turmoil. Little did the people of 1956 know that this little gathering of seven European broadcasters would continue, never …

Daniel Kajmakoski wins YFSF performing ‘Heroes’

YFSF or Your Face Sounds Familiar is a very known Balkan TV, entertaining show. The show challenges celebrities to perform as different iconic music artists every week and the best performer takes 1000 euros which gives to a chosen charity. Live show has been broadcasted into 4 countries: Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, F.Y.R Macedonia and Montenegro where viewers with televote has decieded Daniel Kajmakoski …

Hera Bjork’s show in Stockholm

Eurovision is getting closer and closer. Every year various events are organized during the day and night all over the host city. One of the events is Hera Bjork’s one woman show The Queen of effing everything that will be held on May 7th in Stockholm’s Playhouse Theater. There will be the shows one at 17:30h and the second one at 21:00h. If …

Eurovision 2017: Preliminary dates confirmed

The EBU’s reference group has confirmed preliminary dates for the Eurovision Song Contest’s 62nd edition to be held in May 2017. Europe’s biggest celebration is set to take place over three nights as usual next year, as confirmed during today’s heads of delegation meeting. The first semi-final is set to take place on May 16th, with the second semi-final on …

Essai is getting ready for new album

Essaï Altounian as part of group Genealogy has represented Armenia last year in Vienna. Last year when he visited Armenia with the rest of the group he fell in love in his country of origin and has decided to make a project dedicated to Armenia. Project Armenia consists of three parts. Part one The Album is all about festive and melodic songs …

Bulgaria: Poli Genova To Represent Bulgaria in Stockholm

  BNT have been teasing Eurovision fans for a few days regarding the announcement of the act, after a few announcements of the day being changed. it was finally revealed who will represent Bulgaria in Stockholm. It has now been officially confirmed that Poli Genova will represent Bulgaria in the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest. Poli represented Bulgaria in 2011 with the song “Na …

Interview with Anna Trincher

  Here, exclusively with ESC United, we have an interview with the JESC 2015 participant for Ukraine, Anna Trincher. Anna has been on such a journey since JESC. I learnt a lot whilst communicating with Anna for this interview, even wrote in Ukrainian 🙂  I asked Anna some questions to get to know more about her.   Your JESC 2015 …

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