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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 …

How much can we trust the initial news source?

Wishing the best for Salvador Sobral (Portugal) – But how much can we trust the initial news source? 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. On March 15, 2017, Flash.PT alongside many other Portuguese online gossip websites, posted news reports …

Belgium, Bulgaria and Portugal among betting favourites

In a stark contrast to recent years, and certainly a far cry from the early days of two semi-finals and the ongoing debate over the myth of political voting, some surprising countries have put themselves in and amongst the favourites to win the Eurovision Song Contest in 2017. Italy still remain the clear favourites with Francesco Gabbani’s “Occidentali’s Karma”, which …

Portugal: Odds slashed on first Eurovision victory

In perhaps one of the most surprising reactions to an entry’s selection so far this season, odds have been slashed across the continent on Portugal winning Eurovision, with the bet becoming one of the most popular bets to make worldwide on Oddschecker! Salvador Sobral and his soothing “Amar pelos dois” has certainly captured the imagination of fans in Portugal and …

Portugal : Salvador Sobral wins Festival da Canção 2017

Tonight, Portugal chosen its representative for the Eurovision Song Contest 2017 in the final of Festival da Canção 2017. They decided that Salvador Sobral  will go to Kiev. Here are results of tonight’s show: Salvador Sobral – Amar pelos dois (Jury: 12 points / Televote: 10 points / Combined: 22 points) Viva La Diva – Nova glória (Jury: 6 points / Televote: 12 points …

What’s On This Week? 27 February – 5 March

While the national final season is starting to draw to its natural conclusion, there is still plenty of action to come in the next few weeks! Here’s what’s in store over the next seven days… 🇦🇹 February 27th – Austria – Presentation of “Running On Air” Nathan Trent’s moment is finally here this week, and the last event of a …

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 …

Portugal: 4 Acts Qualified To The Final

It’s the end of another week, but that’s always okay in the Eurovision world, cause that gives us a chance to relax for a bit, before the next crazy Eurovision weekend comes. Portugal finally kicked off their national final, Festival da Canção 2017, and tonight we had in total, 8 acts that competed for 4 spots in the final. Portugal, is …

TONIGHT: Festival da Canção brings Portugal back

After another Swedish year off from the contest while Portugal focused on other things (including, it seems, being better at everyone at football), the Iberian country is back with a vengeance, and as a result, so is Festival da Canção! The long-running Portuguese song competition is in its 51st year and will decide which act tries to turn around Portuguese fortunes …

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