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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 …

Oleksandr Kharebin criticizes the EBU

A former Executive Producer of the Eurovision Song Contest 2017 has stepped forward to criticize the European Broadcasting Union (EBU). His concerns include the handling of the travel ban of Yulia Samoylova, the Russian representative. Oleksandr Kharebin resigned in February, along with almost two dozen other individuals, has spoken to DW, providing some details and insight from his perspective. As per Eurovoix …

Could Ukraine face Eurovision ban after hosting?

While everyone is all too aware of the issues that have arisen in the past week regarding Russia’s artist Yulia Samoylova and the Ukrainian authorities banning her from entering the country, it seems that today has thrown up a major development in the story, with the potential of sanctions or a ban from the contest arising for any countries deemed …

Yulia Samoylova might perform in ESC via satellite, the EBU says

This afternoon, the EBU has released a statement saying that the chosen Russian representative, Yulia Samoylova, who has been banned from travelling to Ukraine, has the opportunity to perform at the Eurovision Song Contest – via a satellite connection. The EBU has offered the Russian broadcaster Channel One to let Yulia compete in the second semi-final through a satellite connection, and …

Ukraine bans Yulia: International reaction

Today has seen the Eurovision Song Contest thrust into the limelight once more, although this time it has been for unsavoury reasons. Ukraine’s national security ministry, the SBU, this afternoon confirmed that Yulia Samoilova would not be permitted into Ukrainian territory to represent her native Russia in Eurovision in May. Since the confirmation, the news has spread far and wide …

Yulia Samoylova banned from Ukraine and ultimately Eurovision

Yulia Samoylova, who was internally selected to represent Russia in the upcoming Eurovision Song Contest in Kyiv has been banned from Ukraine. That’s what the British BBC and Russian news outlet sputniknews have reported. She won’t be able to attend the contest. Samoylova held a concert on the Crimea peninsula in 2015 without getting permission from the Ukrainian government. The Ukrainian …

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 …

Yulia Samoilova from Russia: ”I don’t feel fear at all, I am going to the Song Contest”

The Russian hopeful for Eurovision 2017 – Yulia Samoilova has spoken with RealnoeVremya (Russian newspaper magazin) and talked about her Eurovision appearance, potential fears of going to Kiev, discrimination because of disability and as well as about ‘evil tongues’, who accused Russia of playing the sympathy card. Before we start The internal competitive selection of artists and songs to participate in the Eurovision 2017 finished …

Julia Samoilova to represent Russia!

She won’t let us indifferent. Russia One has just annouced that girl in wheelchairs – Julia Samoilova will fly Russian flag in Kiev. Song is titled ‘Flame is burning’ Julia is 28-years old musician, who was born and raised as normal and developed child. But following health problems she lost a function of her legs when doctors suggested she might die within …

WHY RUSSIA? Russia to boycott Eurovision 2017 due to…?

Although the deadline for registration of the countries for participation in Eurovision Song Contest expires by 13th of March, Russia has not yet announced a final decision, but more unnamed source claims that Russia would boycott the competition that will be held in May in Kiev. According to Russian newspaper ”Nezavisimaya Gazeta” Russia won’t participate at Eurovision 2017 that will take …

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