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Malta: Claudia Faniello “Fabrizio told me to cherish each moment”

Ahead of tomorrow’s second semi-final, check out the chat we had with Malta’s Claudia Faniello earlier in the week, who has finally made it to the Eurovision stage on her 9th year and 11th attempt. She spoke about the advice her brother Fabrizio gave her, who represented Malta with “Another Summer Night” in 2001 and “I Do” in 2006 and how …

Live Stream: Semi Final 2 Dress Rehearsal and Jury Show

The most wonderful time of the year continues.  The Eurovision Song Contest 2017 is entering the Final and most important stretch: The Live Shows! After a stunning Semi-Final 1, with some shock qualifiers and non-qualifiers, it is back to business for the participants of Semi-Final 2 as the Dress Rehearsals kick off today, including the very important Jury Show. The …

1st Semi-Finalists Pick Their Halves

Tonight saw 10 countries make the final and during the press conference they selected which half they would perform in. Moldova – 1st Azerbaijan – 1st Greece – 2nd Sweden -2nd Portugal – 1st Poland – 1st Armenia – 1st Australia – 2nd Belgium – 2nd Cyprus – 2nd The final 10 finalists will be revealed on Thursday when they …

Eurovision 2017 Semi-Final 1 Results

Semi-Final 1 of the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest occurred tonight and 10 acts advanced to Saturday’s final. These 10 acts, revealed in the following order, were: 1. Moldova 2. Azerbaijan 3. Greece 4. Sweden 5. Portugal 6. Poland 7. Armenia 8. Australia 9. Cyprus 10. Belgium Portugal breaks its non-qualifying streak, with the last time they advanced to the finals …

The official #escYOUnited Drinking Game 2017

So we all love Eurovision for its songs, its glamour and the ridiculousness of the performances – and true Eurovision fans don’t need intoxication to enjoy the best show of the year – but for many people it’s just as important to throw a party and ultimately not remember the latter parts of the show. So for those of you …

Osram plans to light up Kyiv during the live shows!

Osram, the lighting company who have partnered with the EBU and Eurovision for the third year running, are all set to light up the sights of Kyiv during the live shows as people register their votes. The official Eurovision app will have a voting feature which, much like in Stockholm last year, will light up landmarks around the Ukrainian capital depending …

Four more jury member changes for Eurovision 2017

We reported yesterday evening that Per Sundnes had been replaced on the Norwegian jury after he had slammed the Irish entry in a Norwegian programme, with both countries set to compete and vote in the second semi-final. Now, the EBU has confirmed that four more juries have had a change in membership, although for what reasons remains unclear. The four …

TONIGHT: Eurovision 2017 Semi-Final 1

Panic stations everyone – it’s finally that time of the year! Tonight is officially the first live show of the Eurovision Song Contest 2017 live from the International Exhibition Centre in Kyiv, Ukraine! 18 countries will perform live on television across Europe and worldwide in the hopes to secure one of ten golden tickets for Saturday’s grand final, and we …

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