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Eurovision 17: News Round-up

The Eurovision Season is gearing up!  This was an eventful week with full of exciting news from the Eurovision World. In this article I will be doing some rounding-up of the main news we had this week and also with some other news from various countries around Europe. Ukraine Last Monday the Ukrainian Broadcaster UAPBC has released the new theme and …

Azerbaijan: Dihaj to represent the country in Kiev

ITV, the national broadcaster of Azerbaijan, has announced that Diana Hajiyeva also known as Dihaj will represent Azerbaijan in Kiev next May.   Dijah has already tried to represent the country in 2011, when she competed in the national final which was eventually won by Eli & Nikki. In 2016, Dijah was part of the backing vocals team for Samra. …

Armenia: Official statement on use of Nagorno-Karabakh flag

Emotions were running high last night as is always the case following a semi-final. But things took a turn for the worse in the winners’ press conference with some politically charged questions raised by the press. One such incident raised was that of Armenia’s representative, Iveta Mukuchyan, holding the flag of the disputed region of Nagorno-Karabakh during the semi-final results …

Predictions: Televote (Readers) vs. Jury (Team Stockholm) – Semi-Final 1

Your votes have been counted, the results are in and you can stop voting now, Europe and beyond! It’s now time to officially reveal which songs you have predicted to qualify, and how that compares to the rankings of the team here in Stockholm! We were amazed at the response to our poll so thank you very much to all …

TONIGHT: Eurovision 2016 Semi-Final 1

After months of preparation, nerve-wracking national selection shows, hours of rehearsals, countless interviews and press meetings, tonnes of partying (there’s room for that at Eurovision t00) and a little dose of sightseeing, the stage is set, the artists are raring to go and we are finally here. Ladies and gentlemen, it’s time for the Eurovision Song Contest 2016 to begin! …

Azerbaijan: Listen To Samra’s “Miracle”

With the national final season coming to a close, the final few countries are making their songs known. Today Azerbaijan have released their entry for the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest. Samra will be performing “Miracle” in Stockholm. Azerbaijan have once again opted for a Swedish team to write their song. This will be Azerbaijan’s 9th Eurovision entry, and the 7th …

Come Together: Country Flags available for download

The Swedish broadcaster SVT recently presented the theme art for the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest yesterday. We at ESC United  understand how exciting it is to support your country (or your favorite song) so just as we did last year, we created Logo Flags for most European countries including all possible participants. And if you’re like me and live outside …

Azerbaijan: Send Your Songs Now!

The Azerbaijani national TV channel, ITV, have released information regarding their selection process for the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest. Azerbaijan have once again decided not to give the people a say in their representative, they have opted for an internal selection once again. Citizens of Azerbaijan are asked to submit their interest in participating in the Eurovision to submit their …

43 Countries in Stockholm!

Today the EBU announced the final list of participants. The number of countries has increased from last year’s contest, we will see 43 countries participate in the 61st Eurovision Song Contest! The 43 countries hoping to take home the Eurovision 2016 trophy are: Albania Armenia Australia Austria Azerbaijan Belarus Belgium Bosnia and Herzegovina Bulgaria Croatia Cyprus Czech Republic Denmark Estonia …

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