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Belgium prepares Eurovision celebration

The Walloonian broadcaster in Belgium, RTBF, is preparing a special celebration show of the Eurovision Song Contest in the lead up to the contest in a few weeks in Kiev. The show will feature past Eurovision winners and participants as well as showcasing the upcoming talent from The Voice Belgique, which has provided the three most recent Belgian participants in …

Why Do We Care About Running Orders?

This editorial is written from the opinion of the author and does not represent the views of the other editors, the EBU or escYOUnited as a whole. Eurovision has its “facts” when it comes to running order; there are death spots and there are places which make people go “ooo, they’ve got the perfect spot”. Surely success doesn’t depend that …

Who do #YOU want to win Eurovision 2017?

We have finally made it to this point of the year, an exciting time for all – all 43 entries fighting to win this year’s Eurovision Song Contest have been released! Because of this, there’s only one question on everyone’s lips… Who is likely to see the end credits rolling over their entry late on May 13th? There are of …

Belgium, Bulgaria and Portugal among betting favourites

In a stark contrast to recent years, and certainly a far cry from the early days of two semi-finals and the ongoing debate over the myth of political voting, some surprising countries have put themselves in and amongst the favourites to win the Eurovision Song Contest in 2017. Italy still remain the clear favourites with Francesco Gabbani’s “Occidentali’s Karma”, which …

Belgium: Listen to “City Lights”

We told you that the snippet was out and now many people in Europe are waking up to the news that the Belgian entry has been released! Blanche is one of the youngest artists in this year’s contest but you wouldn’t know that from hearing the entry which belies her years. The darker synthpop song twinned with Blanche’s deeper voice …

Belgium: Snippet of entry revealed

It might be the bright City Lights guiding Belgium to their next success at Eurovision – or so we suspect? It seems that ahead of tomorrow morning’s reveal of the Belgian entry, a snippet of the song has already been released onto YouTube, with the song being called “City Lights”. The song seems to be an upbeat pop entry with late-night …

Belgium: Loïc Nottet to release debut album this month

Following a breaking surprise announcement this evening, Loïc Bitter has confirmed that he will finally release his debut album, entitled “Selfocracy”, at he end of this month; Friday 31st March! Loïc also revealed the artwork for the album which sees him shrouded in darkness with just his reflection in a mirror illuminated behind him. Alongside the artwork, Bitter posted the …

EBU launches a new competition : The Eurovision Choir of the year

The European Broadcasting Union (EBU) has announced a new competition, The Eurovision Choir of the year for amateur choirs. Amateur choirs from 7 EBU Member countries which are Austria(ORF), Belgium(RTBF), Denmark(DR), Estonia(ERR),Germany(WDR), Latvia(LTV) and Slovenia(RTV) will compete for the title of Eurovision Choir of the Year, with prizes including a recording deal for the winning choir. “Singing in choirs is …

Belgium: Entry to be revealed on 8th March

Last November, the Belgian RTBF announced that Blanche will be the artist that will represent Belgium for the upcoming Eurovision Song Contest in Kyiv. Today, RTBF announced that the entry will be revealed on 8th March. The entry will be revealed during a press conference. Belgium will be competing in the first half of the first semi-final which will be …

Belgium: Blanche Is Going To Kyiv

The next edition of the Eurovision Song Contest to be held in Kyiv, is getting closer day by day. With everyday, we learn new things about the upcoming contest, and today we learned that Belgium will be represented by Ellie Delvaux, who also goes by the nickname Blanche. This year the broadcaster that is responsible for Belgium’s participation at the …

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