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A Dal 2017: Reviews of Hungary’s first heat

The views expressed in this article are those of the author alone and may not be representative of escYOUnited, its other editors or those of the EBU. Tonight sees one of the more popular national selections kick off and as such there is an increasing excitement amongst Eurovision fans for what the season ahead holds. Hungary will begin A Dal 2017 …

Ukraine National Final round-up

  The Ukrainian national final took place on the evening of 21st February. On Youtube there were English translators which made things a lot easier to follow.   First up were Brunettes shoot Blondes with their song ‘Every Monday’, they say their genre of music is indie-rock. With their artistic, animated and colourful staging, their performance is striking. The memorable …

Supernova 2016 : Review of the songs

This year we will see the second edition of Supernova. LTV, the Latvian national broadcaster, last year has revamped their former concept Eurodziesma as their last qualification came in 2008 and they have finished last in the semifinal three times. Last year Aminata won the Supernova, went to Vienna and brought back sixth place, first top ten finish since 2005. …

Objetivo Eurovision – Review of the songs

As you know, today RTVE, the Spanish national broadcaster, has revealed full songs of the six candidates that will compete on February 1st in special show called Objetivo Eurovision and it will start at 22.30 CET. Why so late you may think? Well that is prime time on television in Spain, so there is no doubt that it will have huge …

Softengine “We Created The World” album review

One of the promising young stars of the Eurovision Song Contest 2014 released their debut album on Friday. Finland’s Softengine achieved their country’s best result in 8 years with their anthemic “Something Better” and their first release acts as a statement to show that their success was not a fluke; Softengine might just be one of the most exciting acts …