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Let The Public Decide… Or Not?

This editorial is written from the opinion of the author and does not represent the views of the other editors, the EBU or escYOUnited as a whole. The trees are up, you’ve heard the same old songs one hundred times already and you’ve not even got to open THIS year’s pair of socks from some almost-forgotten aunt, yet the 2018 …

Austria: Cesár Sampson to take centre stage in Lisbon!

Stepping out of the shadows and into the limelight is always a great feeling for any artist, and many over the years have done so in Eurovision, including Tijana Bogicevic (Serbia) and Imri (Israel) from the Kyiv contest. Now, Austria have confirmed their artist, and ORF have decided to promote one of Bulgaria’s recent backing singers as their main artist… …

X Factor: British viewers in shock as Slavko Kalezic makes next round

As one of the biggest talent shows in the United Kingdom, if not beyond, The X Factor has always delighted, enthralled and enraged British viewers in equal measure since its first edition back in 2004. Over the years, the Simon Cowell-devised singing competition has had an influence on Eurovision in the UK with many former contestants turning to the contest …

JESC: Belarus to host 2018 contest

In an unusual announcement, the EBU have announced that Belarus will host the 2018 Junior Eurovision Song Contest. In recent years the winner of the previous year’s contest is offered first refusal to host, today it has been announced that the winner of the 2017 contest will not get to host the contest (unless Belarus win). This news isn’t going …

Eurostars are having a busy summer

  Summer time is when most of us go to some Mediterranean location to enjoy the sun and vitamin sea, but for some others it is also a time full of commitments to numerous fans form all across the Europe and world. Several former Eurostars have been really busy in past few days with new releases. Joci Pápai, Tijana Bogićević and …

Part 2: Little Known Eurovision Facts

Last time we decided to look at some Eurovision facts that not many people know.. So, let’s take a look at some more – We all know and love the Eurovision Song Contest but there are some hidden facts that not everybody will know. So here at escYOUnited we are going to blow your mind with some facts about Eurovision …

Little Known Eurovision Facts

We all know and love the Eurovision Song Contest but there are some hidden facts that not everybody will know. So here at escYOUnited we are going to blow your mind with some facts about Eurovision that you probably didn’t know. First Time Lucky? Only two countries have won the contest on their debut. Obviously the first ever winner was …

Montenegro: Slavko Kalezić wins Barbara Dex award

Every year the Eurovision Song Contest throws up some interesting combinations of costumes, designs and clothing that leave some of us wondering what went through the designer’s minds. For this, the Barbara Dex award was born, named after the Belgian singer of the same name who infamously designed her own costume for Eurovision 1993. Each year the award is voted …

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