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JESC: Day 1 of Rehearsals

The first day of rehearsals for this year’s Junior Eurovision Song Contest is now complete. Kids from 9 countries took to the stage to rehearse their entries for JESC this year. I am going to comment on the rehearsals after my first watch (views expressed in this article are my own, and not essentially those of ESCUnited.com). Let’s take a look …

Australia: Could They Return?

In 2015 Australia were announced as the special guests to celebrate 60 years of Eurovision. Guy Sebastian took to the stage and ended in a very respectable 5th place in Vienna. Some Eurovision fans were not happy about the fact Australia were brought into the contest and have strong opinions about them returning in 2016. People have stated that the …

JESC: 3 Weeks To Go!

This time in three weeks we will be watching the 13th Junior Eurovision Song Contest, broadcast live from Sofia, Bulgaria. 17 countries will take to the stage in hope of gaining the title of 2015 Junior Eurovision winner. Out of the 17 songs that will participate, we know 16 of them. We are only waiting for the newcomers, Ireland, to …

Is booing okay at Eurovision, why is Portugal withdrawing and is Australia here to stay? ESC United Podcast

Matt and Adam are welcoming Calvin to our Podcast discussion to discuss the latest and greatest news, developments and general Eurovision related info. This time around we are joined by our reader and Forum member Calvin. Make sure to listen to our conversation, today we are tackling the following topics. Today’s topic include: Portugal is withdrawing from Eurovision 2016. Australia …

JESC: Australia Send Bella Paige “My Girls”

As earlier announced Australia will participate in the 2015 Junior Eurovision Song Contest. Moments ago SBS, the national broadcaster of Australia have announced that 13 year old, Bella Paige, will fly the Australian flag in Sofia next month! Bella was the first ever person to audition for The Voice Kids in Australia, where she ended second in 2014. Now she …

JESC: Australia Confirmed! 17 Countries To Participate

And Australia makes it 17! That’s rights, Australia will participate in the 2015 Junior Eurovision Song Contest! The first ever Australian representative will be announce on Friday 9th of October, when SBS the Australian national broadcaster, who brought us Guy Sebastian in Vienna, in May, will announce the name of the young singer and their song. Last year we saw …

Dream Team 2016 – Australia

The EBU shocked the world by announcing Australia’s 2015 participation in February of this year and the end result proved popular; 5th place for Guy Sebastian and the door left slightly ajar for a potential Aussie entry in 2016. So with that in mind, who could possibly fill Sebastian’s shoes? It’s a tie between three; two of the country’s rising …

TONIGHT: Eurovision in Concert

So aside from the main show in May what would you say is the biggest event of the Eurovision calendar? Melfest? The semi-final draw? Some would in fact argue that the first big meeting of the cast of the year would be that moment, and tonight sees just that happening in the Dutch capital. 24 of the 40 performers in …

The 2015 “Expert” Panel – AUSTRALIA

The ESC United “Expert” Panel is back once again reviewing all Eurovision songs and rank them accordingly. You are probably asking yourself on how we pick our panel and the criteria. We looked at people from all walks of life to bring together a unique group of panelists with a wide range in taste. They all bring different skills and …

Guy Sebastian to sing “Tonight Again” in Vienna

We previously reported that Guy Sebastian would represent Australia at the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest in Vienna. The Australian Idol previously confided in his press conference that it was a decision ‘down to two songs’ but it now he has chosen an upbeat entry. The title is “Tonight Again”. When Australia was announced as the newest country to take part …

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