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Lithuania: LRT announces 49 participants for Eurovizijos Atranka

Lithuania’s national broadcaster LRT has finally spilled the secrets on their selection, Eurovizijos Atranka; the show’s will begin on January 5th and we now know the 49 participants in the selection! With a varied field and many familiar names, we’re sure to see another high quality selection as Lithuania hope to continue their good form in the contest in Tel …

Marching on to Eurovision 1965

The below editorial features the opinions and views of the author and do not necessarily represent the views of #escYOUnited as a whole, Eurovision or the EBU. As the national finals begin rolling out for Eurovision 2019, we take a look at some highlights from national contests past and artists who went on to achieve success after their participation. Today, …

Has Junior Eurovision lost its identity?

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. In late November, Poland emerged victorious at the 2018 Junior Eurovision Song Contest (JESC), and this week it was confirmed they will host in 2019. Many congrats are due for Poland. However, two …

Latvia: Supernova 2019 – Reaction & Fan Favorites

So, after 83 submissions and 33 auditions the final 16 of Supernova 2019 has been announced. Latvian broadcaster LTV narrowed down their list to just 16 acts and they will compete in the semi finals of Supernova in January 2019 and one of them will represent Latvia in Eurovision 2019! Matt listened to all 16 songs and shared his favorites. …

Spain: 17 song and artist combinations announced

Since mid-September, Operación Triunfo’s tenth series has been captivating Spanish audiences with another year of talented performers hoping to win the competition. For the second year in a row, the Spanish national broadcaster RTVE has decided to use the talent show to select the Spanish representative for Eurovision, and 2019 will be no different. Now, with just six acts left …

Eesti Laul 2019 Semi Final 2 – Reaction & Fan Favorites

As we previously reported, the Estonian broadcaster ERR has released all 24 songs that will take part in Eesti Laul 2019. Among the artists are familiar names, including Urban Symphony’s Sandra Nurmsalu (Estonia 2009), Birgit (2013) and Tanja (2014) with The Swingers, Grete Paia (two time Eesti Laul participant) and Stefan (from Vajé, third place in Eesti Laul 2018). Matt …

Czech Republic: Eurovision Song CZ participants to be revealed on January 7th

The Czech Head of Press Kryštof Šámal announced that the participants for the National Final will be revealed on January 7th, 2019. The Czech Republic is going to select their entry for the second year in a row via the National selection process called  Eurovision Song CZ (ESCZ). The announcement of the acts will be made that day at an official …

Eesti Laul 2019 Semi Final 1 – Reaction & Fan Favorites

As we previously reported, the Estonian broadcaster ERR has released all 24 songs that will take part in Eesti Laul 2019. Among the artists are familiar names, including Urban Symphony’s Sandra Nurmsalu (Estonia 2009), Birgit (2013) and Tanja (2014) with The Swingers, Grete Paia (two time Eesti Laul participant) and Stefan (from Vajé, third place in Eesti Laul 2018). Matt …

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