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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 …

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 …

Maria Elena Kyriakou (Greece): “My pressure is so big, but I feel everything’s going to be okay”

Cover photo courtesy of Elena Volotova (EBU) Maria Elena Kyriakou tells us about her children, her time on the Voice, who she’d like to duet with, and her lyrics at the Press Meet and Greet. Maria wanted to take some time to explore Vienna and requested that interviews wait for a later day.  Be sure to be on the lookout for …

LIVE COVERAGE: Rehearsal Day 1

It’s finally here, the moment fans across the continent (and now from down under) have been waiting for. We’re LIVE from the press centre at Wiener Stadthalle, Vienna for the first rehearsals of 2015! Today will see the first rehearsals from the countries in the first half of semi-final one. Moldova, Armenia, Belgium, Netherlands, Finland, Greece, Estonia and Macedonia will …

The 2015 “Expert” Panel – GREECE

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 …

Greece: Maria-Eleni Kyriakou wins national final

The Greek national selection Eurosong 2015 – NERIT & MAD Show (60 years of music) has just ended and we have a winner! Maria-Eleni Kyriakou managed to win the national final by getting the most points in the combined televoting and jury results. She will represent Greece in the Eurovision Song Contest 2015. C: REAL – “Crash & Burn” Thomai …

TONIGHT: Greece Decides For Vienna

Tonight, Greece will select their representative for the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest. There will be five acts taking to the stage in hope of gaining the Greek ticket to Vienna. EuroSong 2015 – Live at 20:00 CET Watch HERE The five songs in tonights contest are: C: REAL ‘Crash & Burn’ Thomai Apergi & Legend ‘Jazz & Syrtaki’ Barricen ‘Ela’ …

London Preview Party: Four acts confirmed

Four acts have already been confirmed for this year’s London Eurovision Party, known as one of the two major pre-Eurovision events for this year’s participants. Mélanie René (Switzerland), Giannis Karagiannis (Cyprus) and Marta Jandová and Václav Noid Bárta (Czech Republic) will all be performing at the event in London, with special guest Sarbel (Greece 2007) joining them on the line-up. …

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