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Lisbon LIVE – Russia, Moldova, Netherlands, Australia, Georgia, Poland and Malta reviews (Day 7)

This morning’s session saw the songs between 6th and 12th in the running order from semi-final two rehearse, and what a morning it turned out to be! Did #YOU miss out on this morning’s session? Well there’s no need to worry, we have everything covered below, so check it out! RUSSIA – Yulia Samoylova – I Won’t Break Kicking off …

Lisbon LIVE – Denmark, Russia and Moldova reviews (Day 3)

The second batch of rehearsals today certainly saw some big performances as Denmark, Russia and Moldova took to the stage! If #YOU missed out on the live stream from earlier, this can be found below, but we have also provided some short reviews below! DENMARK – Rasmussen – Higher Ground If you’ve watched the performance from the Danish selection, then …

Ranking Game: Israel moves up to top spot in forum poll

Now that all of the songs taking part in this year’s contest have been finalised, we can get a better picture of how the result may look in Lisbon through our popular ranking game. The first round with a complete roster of songs concluded at midnight, so now’s a better time than any to take a look at the current …

Russia: Yulia Samoylova unveils entry “I Won’t Break”

What a roller coaster 12 months it has been for this year’s Russian entrant Yulia Samoylova. The performer was chosen by the Russian broadcaster Channel One to represent the nation in Ukraine almost a year ago (a year tomorrow, in fact!) in an ill-fated attempt to participate in the Kyiv contest. After the performer was banned from entering Ukraine for …

Let The Public Decide… Or Not?

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. The trees are up, you’ve heard the same old songs one hundred times already and you’ve not even got to open THIS year’s pair of socks from some almost-forgotten aunt, yet the 2018 …

Yulia Samoilova to return to Crimea

As you will be well aware – Russia were set to perform in the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest but due to their chosen representative having previously visited Crimea Ukrainian authorities decided she would receive a 3 year ban from Ukraine and therefore unable to participate in the Eurovision Song Contest. But… That’s old news, what is interesting is that Yulia …

Russia Has Officially Withdrawn From Eurovision 2017

A conclusion has finally been reached, and a decision has been made. Russia will not participate in the Eurovision Song Contest, which will take place in Kyiv this year. The decision comes after a long lasting negotiation between the EBU, the Ukrainian national broadcaster and host of this years contest (UA:PBC) and this years Russian broadcaster (Channel 1). How Did …

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 …

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