July 21, 2018
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  • Lynne Kieran Passes Away

    One-third of Austria’s entry into the 2000 edition of the Eurovision Song Contest, Rounder Girls, has died. Lynne Kieran, who, alongside band members, achieved Austria a 14th place, has passed away. Thoughts are with her family, friends and of course her band mates. Lynne Kieran, who lived a healthy life…

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  • OGAE Austria: Annie Marie David & Conchita Wurst at Fan Meeting

    This is the press release by Markus Tritremmel – OGAE Austria for the fanclub meeting that took place recently. You can contact him at marcos_tritremmel@hotmail.com .   On october 19th, for the first time an Eurovision winner entered the stage at an OGAE Austria fanclub meeting. The 1973 winner Anne…

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  • Editorial: Conchita Wurst brings out the worst of the ESC fandom

    The content of this editorial does not necessarily reflect the opinions and views of ESC United, its editorial board or its readers. Once news broke on Twitter of Conchita Wurst’s participation in Copenhagen for the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest, I immediately knew that I could expect tons of unwarranted hatred…

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  • Conchita Wurst and the Eurovision Gimmick – Friend or Foe?

    The content of this editorial does not necessarily reflect the opinions and views of ESC United, its editorial board or its readers. Less than 24 hours ago, it was leaked that Austria will be represented by the gender-bending act known as Conchita Wurst. And within those 24 hours, Conchita has…

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  • Conchita Wurst to Represent Austria in 2014

    Austrian news media confirm that singer Tom Neuwirth, better known by the stage name Conchita Wurst, was chosen by Austrian broadcaster Österreichischer Rundfunk (ORF) to represent Austria in the Eurovision Song Contest 2014 in Copenhagen, Denmark. Eurovision fans may remember Conchita, 25, as the runner up in 2012’s Österreich rockt den Song…

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  • The 2013 “Expert” Panel – AUSTRIA

    Every year our “Expert” Panel comes together to judge all entries for the Eurovision Song Contest and they’re back to take apart the 2013 entries and rank them accordingly. While their characters and comments may be wacky, the scores are dead serious. All 13 panelists will comment on the song…

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  • Natalia Kelly is going to Malmo for Austria

    Natalia Kelly’s song “Shine” won the Austrian National Final tonight receiving the televotes 1st place and 2nd from the juries. Natalia was the favorite going into tonight’s show and she delivered. Congratulations to Natalia and her team. The Song [vsw id=”XKpqQplDVP0″ source=”youtube” width=”425″ height=”344″ autoplay=”no”]   What are your thoughts?…

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  • ESC UNITED readers want to see Natalia Kelly to represent Austria

    The poll results are in and a clear majority wants to see “Shine” by Natalia Kelly. The song received 42% leaving the competition in the dust. Austria is going to choose their song fuer Malmo tonight and after last year’s failure to qualify there will be a bit more pressure on…

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  • Austria – Vote for your favorite NF song

    The Austrian National Final is just a few days away and we here at ESC UNITED want to find out who the current favorite among the five songs in the running. Austria failed to qualify in 2012 and hasn’t had a Top 10 result in 10 years (although they were…

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