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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 …

Azerbaijan: Call for Singers and Songs for Internal Selection

Today ITV, the national broadcaster of Azerbaijan has announced that they have opted for an internal selection to decide their representative for the 60th Eurovision Song Contest, which will be held in Vienna in May. The broadcaster have announced that they will announce the act and song before the 15th of March. Citizens of Azerbaijan are being given the option to …

Drama! Azerbaijani brodcaster criticising Armenia’s act

Drama! Azerbaijani brodcaster criticising Armenia’s act! Armenia announced a couple of days ago that the newly formed project Genealogy woul fly the Armenian flag in Vienna this year. The title of their song is “Don’t Deny”, neither the actual song nor the lyrics have been made available as of today. ITV, the Azerbaijani Broadcaster has already criticized the choice. To …

39 countries represented in Eurovision 2015

The EBU has confirmed that 39 countries will be represented at the Eurovision Song Contest 2015, hosted between 19-23 May in Vienna, Austria. The number is two up on last year, representing the first increase in participation since Germany’s hosting in 2011. Amongst the participants is a surprising return from Czech Republic, who will take part for the first time …

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