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France: Amir with "J'ai cherché" is the choice

France’s national broadcaster France 2 has been forced to announce their participant early following a leak. The broadcaster and the EBU have both confirmed that Amir Haddad will represent France in Stockholm with his hit “J’ai cherché” (I’ve been looking for). The French choice, which will be sung in both French and English in Stockholm, has been a closely guarded …

Amir Haddad will represent France

Even though France2 planned the official announcement for March 12th, the news popped up during a show on a private TV network and it is that Amir Haddad will represent France this year at Eurovision in Stockholm, Sweden. Amir shot his fame during third season of The Voice when he finished third. It’s not confirmed but most likely his entry will be the …

France: Song Revealed on 12th of March

The French broadcaster have received a number of songs all hoping to represent France in Stockholm, they will reveal their final decision on the 12th of March! The decision has not yet been made, although they are whittling the songs  down and we will have the French song on the 12th of March. With a new Head of Delegation (HoD), Edoardo …

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 …

Rumour: Have France picked their entry?

Obviously Eurovision fans will read into anything when it comes to speculation, but it seems that the latest rumour taking off regarding France may have some substance behind it. Outlets such as wiwibloggs and many fans on Twitter have picked up on a recent release in France from Sasha, a 17-year old from Paris entitled “Alive”. The bilingual lyrics and …

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 …

JESC: Opening Ceremony Postponed out of Respect

The opening ceremony for the 2015 Junior Eurovision Song Contest has been postponed out of respect for the tragedy which occurred in Paris, France, last night. This decision was made as a joint effort between BNT (the Bulgarian national TV channel) and the EBU. Last night a group of terrorist attacks occurred in Paris, where at least 128 people were …

Big 5 and Sweden to have rehearsals shown during live semi-finals

It’s been a call made by many fans for several years, but it appears it will now be a reality. The first major change rung in by SVT for next year’s Eurovision Song Contest will see Sweden, France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the United Kingdom recieve extra exposure with performance videos shown of their rehearsals during live shows, currently set …

OGAE France gives 12 points to Sweden

In seemingly the first poll results from an OGAE fanclub this year, France’s network of Eurovision fans has given their 12 points to Sweden. The full Top 10 from the club is as follows: 12 Sweden 10 Italy 8 Estonia 7 Israel 6 Spain 5 Norway 4 Slovenia 3 Australia 2 Belgium 1 Azerbaijan As France are the first club …

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