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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 …

Elnur Huseynov (Azerbaijan): “We are all different, but we should be united”

Elnur Huseynov (Azerbaijan) brings the drama with “Hour of the Wolf.”  With a beautiful backdrop, talented backup singers and dancers, and strong vocals from Elnur, many are sure that the Azerbaijan Finals streak will continue.  With Azerbaijan having their worst result last year in Copenhagen, can Elnur and company return the 2012 host country to the top five for the …

LIVE COVERAGE: Rehearsal Day 4

We’ve now seen most of the semi finalists performing, so it’s going to be very interesting to find out how the remaining ones are staged. Once again we are covering everything LIVE from the press centre at Wiener Stadthalle, Vienna. So far we’ve had a full run-through of all semi 1 participants and the first set of semi 2.  Today, …

The 2015 “Expert” Panel – AZERBAIJAN

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 …

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 …

TONIGHT: Riga Pre-Party

It’s the time of year when all of the artists get the chance to flex their vocal chords and perform to hordes of eager fans as the preview parties begin across Europe! Traditionally Amsterdam and London were the only shows but the phenomenon is picking up in Eastern Europe and tonight sees Riga playing host to some of this year’s …

Azerbaijan sends Elnur Hüseynov to Vienna

The rumours have been confirmed: Elnur Hüseynov will represent Azerbaijan in the Eurovision Song Contest. He’s not an unknown face to Eurovision fans – together with Samir he was the first ever Azerbaijani representative at the contest. Elnur’s entry is called Hour of the Wolf You can listen to the song here! Hour of the Wolf was written by Nicolas …

Elnur Huseynov to represent Azerbaijan?

Fans of Azerbaijan’s debut entry rejoice – it seems likely that Elnur Huseynov, the angel in Azerbaijan’s 2008 entry, will be representing his country once more in Vienna, according to one of the main Eurovision fan clubs in the country. Born in Turkmenistan, the singer previously took part in Azerbaijan’s first year in the competition with Samir Javadzadeh performing “Day …

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