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Latvia says “Here We Go” with PER!

PER and “Here We Go” won Dziesma 2013 tonight.  With two songs in the finals, both of which were fan favorites, it seemed almost a sure shot that PER had the best chance of representing Latvia at Malmo.  Still, many are shocked that early favorite Samanta Tina and “I Need A Hero” will not be representing Latvia. PER was one …

Estonia: Semi Final 1 (Eesti Laul) Qualifiers

Estonia had their first Semi Final tonight and selected 5 songs which will perform again on March 2nd to select the next Estonian entry. The qualifiers are: Winny Puhh – Meiecundimees üks Korsakov läks eile Lätti Teele & Tuuli & Ula – Ring The Alarm Grete Paia – Päästke noored hinged Elina Born – Enough Kõrsikud – Suuda öelda ei …

Melodifestivalen Semi Final 3: Two surprising acts qualify

The third Semi Final of Melodifestivalen just concluded and according to reactions online and in the hall, the two qualifiers were unexpected. The two songs directly qualified for the Final shows are: State of Drama – Falling Ravaillacz  – En riktig javla schlager   The big favorites Janet Leon & Amanda Fondell are already eliminated while Martin Rolinski & Caroline af Ugglas move on to …

Latvia: ESC UNITED voters like Samanta Tina the best

The Latvian National Final is tonight and if it were up to the ESCUNITED readers, Samanta Tina would become the next Latvian representative. 35% of the votes went to “I need a hero” securing Samanta a healthy lead over Grupa PeR’s “Here we go” which received 17% of the votes, so a significant difference there. The only other song that …

Natalia Kelly is going to Malmo for Austria

Natalia Kelly’s song “Shine” won the Austrian National Final tonight receiving the televotes 1st place and 2nd from the juries. Natalia was the favorite going into tonight’s show and she delivered. Congratulations to Natalia and her team. The Song [vsw id=”XKpqQplDVP0″ source=”youtube” width=”425″ height=”344″ autoplay=”no”]   What are your thoughts? Do you like that song or did Austria made the …

ESC UNITED readers want to see Natalia Kelly to represent Austria

The poll results are in and a clear majority wants to see “Shine” by Natalia Kelly. The song received 42% leaving the competition in the dust. Austria is going to choose their song fuer Malmo tonight and after last year’s failure to qualify there will be a bit more pressure on this year representative. The Bandaloop finished 2nd receiving 27% of …

Cascada’s “Glorious” Night – Germany has chosen

After an exciting and unpredictable vote between the radio votes, televote and Juries the fan favorite “Cascada” is flying the flag for Germany this May in Malmo.   Good luck to Germany, here is the video for you, let us know what you think. Thumbs up or thumbs down?   [vsw id=”Y77A9-hQAp0″ source=”youtube” width=”425″ height=”344″ autoplay=”no”]    

Cyprus – Despina Olympiou’s song “An Me Thimase” released

Despina’s ballad “An Me Thimase” was reavealed by the broadcaster today. The singer, who is quite known in Greece and Cyprus and the entry has been composed by Andreas Giorgallis and penned by Xenon Zindilis.   [vsw id=”gSvv7ie0Hio” source=”youtube” width=”425″ height=”344″ autoplay=”no”]   Let us know what you think, the ESC UNITED community is already talking among themselves and you can …

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