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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 …

TONIGHT: Eurovision PreParty Riga 2017

The national finals may have stopped and some of the news may have dried up (apart from the Russia-Ukraine situation!) but that doesn’t mean that Eurovision is on hold for the next few months! Tonight, the first preview party of this year’s contest will take place in Riga, Latvia, with performances from a number of Eurovision 2017 artists as well …

Which national selection was the best in 2017?

Ahh, national selections. The lifeblood of the Eurovision enthusiast, the catalyst for countless debates, the endless source of all of the drama we have come to crave over the years in our beloved contest. Internal selections can, and often do, throw up some true gems with a guaranteed path to Eurovision stardom, but it’s the multi-song showcases that really grab …

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 …

EBU launches a new competition : The Eurovision Choir of the year

The European Broadcasting Union (EBU) has announced a new competition, The Eurovision Choir of the year for amateur choirs. Amateur choirs from 7 EBU Member countries which are Austria(ORF), Belgium(RTBF), Denmark(DR), Estonia(ERR),Germany(WDR), Latvia(LTV) and Slovenia(RTV) will compete for the title of Eurovision Choir of the Year, with prizes including a recording deal for the winning choir. “Singing in choirs is …

Latvia: Triana Park wins Supernova

Latvia have concluded Supernova 2017 tonight and the winner is clear – Triana Park will represent the Baltic nation in Kiev after taking home the Supernova trophy! In a final of four fantastic performances from Santa Danelevica, The Ludvig, My Radiant You and Triana Park, the winner was decided with a combination of internet voting and televoting. Triana Park will …

TONIGHT: Latvia decide for Kiev

After three weeks of competition, Latvia’s Supernova finally draws to a close tonight, and what a competition it has been! After the intense competition of the elimination rounds and semi-final, four acts remain in tonight’s final. One of the acts will represent Latvia at Eurovision 2017 in Kiev! The show will be broadcast live on LTV’s website from 20:25 CET …

Podcast: Denmark, Ukraine, Slovenia and Latvia – Your Favorites

In today’s ESC United Know-it-Alls podcast, the ESC United we are revealing the reader’s favorites for the upcoming National Finals in Denmark, Ukraine Slovenia and Latvia. Over the last couple of weeks, you were able to vote in the ESC United polls, letting us know who you think should win this weekend. You decided on who receives the official ESC United …

What’s On This Week? 20-26 February

No less than five songs will be chosen this week – and that’s just the start! It’s another busy weekend in Eurovision land with 11 different shows, so let us guide you through the coming seven days across the continent. 🇲🇩 Friday 24th February – Moldova – O melodie pentru Europa 2017 Semi-Final Moldova kick off their selection and this …

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