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Spain: Operación Triunfo contestants have been revealed (Eurovision 2019)

Spain is once again using the talent show  Operación Triunfo  to select the representative(s) for Eurovision. The 2018 installment kicks off next week and the broadcaster RTVE has revealed the name of the 18 participants. One of these singers, or potentially a mix of them, will fly the flag for Spain at the Eurovision Song Contest 2019 in Tel Aviv, …

Switzerland: 2019 slowly kicking off

As all the small pieces are slowly coming into place considering the Eurovision Song Contest 2019, then the public broadcasters around Europe are busy planning and selecting their singers. Among them is Switzerland who have confirmed more details of their selection process. Switzerland announced earlier this year, that the “Die Entscheidungsshow” will not be held in 2019. The artist who …

Eurovision stars and famous musicians sign boycott letter for Israel’s Eurovision

An initiative posted this evening by the British newspaper The Guardian has seen dozens of Eurovision alumni join forces with respected artists and performers from Europe and beyond in supporting a boycott of Israel’s hosting. The letter, published online and gaining traction with websites such as Yahoo, sees over a hundred signatories from various artistic backgrounds calling for broadcasters and …

Israel: Host city to be announced today?

The Jerusalem Post have reported that the host city announcement for Eurovision 2019 may come today, Thursday 6th September, with there supposedly being a two-horse-race between Jerusalem and Tel Aviv for the contest. While the EBU has not publically confirmed what day they would reveal the destination for the contest, it has been widely reported that an announcement of some …

Want to join the escYOUnited team? Here’s how!

As another summer disappears behind us in the blink of an eye, we’re getting back to business and it’s the most exciting time of all, as another Eurovision season gets underway! That’s right, the calendar has ticked over into September and we are very close to a host city announcement, and with that comes the beginning of the never-ending Eurovision …

Denmark in Eurovision: All songs from 1957-2018 (REACTION)

Denmark in Eurovision, quite the historic run for the country. Join Matt watching and reaction all all songs from Denmark in the Eurovision Song Contest, from 1957 to 2018. Denmark has participated in the Eurovision Song Contest 48 times since its debut in 1957. They were absent for eleven consecutive contests from 1967 to 1977. DR´s new head of entertainment …

RTP loses 4 Million Euros From Hosting Eurovision

As reported by ESC Portugal, the Portuguese broadcaster RTP spent 20 million Euros on the Eurovision Song Contest 2018. Unfortunately that is more than they received back in revenue, which runs at 16 million Euros, therefore ending up with a loss of four million euros. Unrelated to Eurovision, the broadcaster also reportedly lost a significant amount of money during the World …

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