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Croatia was your favourite rehearsal of day four!

We ran a poll the other day for the last round of first rehearsals in Semi-Final 2, and we have a winner – Croatia was the most impressive rehearsal for our readers! With 31%, the busy performance topped the poll. Second place was shared equally between three rehearsals; Bulgaria‘s Kristian Kostov, Estonia‘s Koit Toome and Laura and Israel‘s Imri – …

Which rehearsal is the most promising? Day 3

So what did we see on day three? Hot air balloons, big voices, glitter ball cannons and moons and walking on air. Just another day in the life at Eurovision! Of course, for those of you not in the press centre, we can only convey so much of the madness to you, alongside the other press, eurovision.tv and the YouTube …

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 …

Israel Calling: Three more acts added to bill

Yesterday we brought #YOU an update on Israel Calling, the Middle Eastern country’s very own Eurovision promotional event which looks set to welcome over half of this year’s acts to the country. Today has seen three more acts added to the billing of the event, which now looks set to host at least 28 artists. Anja Nissen from Denmark and Ireland’s …

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 …

Listen to Ireland’s Entry “Dying to Try”

The Irish broadcaster previously announced they had internally selected Brendan Murray to represent the Emerald Isle in the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest, to be held in Kiev in May. Today the broadcaster released their entry which Brendan will perform, “Dying to Try”. The song was written by Swede, Jörgen Elofsson, and Brit, James Newman.  It was selected out of 320 songs …

Jedward Return to the Big Brother House

Jedward who represented Ireland in Eurovision 2011 and 2012 originally entered the Celebrity Big Brother house in 2011 and just as they returned to Eurovision, they have returned to Big Brother! The twins entered the house last night as latecomers days after the shows launch, which saw 14 housemates (15 is we class Speidi as two housemates). Entering the house …

GEORGIA WINS JUNIOR EUROVISION 2016!

Good Afternoon Europe, and Good Evening Australia! The Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2016 has come to an end, and whenever a Eurovision contest comes to an end, we have a winner. From Georgia, Mariam Mamadashvili singing her song “Mzeo” has won the competition, giving Georgia their 3rd win, and has officially crowned Georgia as the ultimate Junior Eurovision Champions, being now …

Running Order For JESC!

After yesterday’s announcement of the 2016 Junior Eurovision ‘halves’ of the running order, PBS, the Maltese national broadcaster have revealed the full running order. As we found out yesterday, Ireland will open the show and Georgia will close the show, but, here is the complete running order: Ireland Armenia Albania Russia Malta Bulgaria Macedonia Poland Belarus Ukraine Italy Serbia Israel …

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