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Switzerland: 2019 slowly kicking off

As all the small pieces are slowly coming into place considering the Eurovision Song Contest 2019, then the public broadcasters around Europe are busy planning and selecting their singers. Among them is Switzerland who have confirmed more details of their selection process. Switzerland announced earlier this year, that the “Die Entscheidungsshow” will not be held in 2019. The artist who …

Eurovision stars and famous musicians sign boycott letter for Israel’s Eurovision

An initiative posted this evening by the British newspaper The Guardian has seen dozens of Eurovision alumni join forces with respected artists and performers from Europe and beyond in supporting a boycott of Israel’s hosting. The letter, published online and gaining traction with websites such as Yahoo, sees over a hundred signatories from various artistic backgrounds calling for broadcasters and …

Israel: Host city to be announced today?

The Jerusalem Post have reported that the host city announcement for Eurovision 2019 may come today, Thursday 6th September, with there supposedly being a two-horse-race between Jerusalem and Tel Aviv for the contest. While the EBU has not publically confirmed what day they would reveal the destination for the contest, it has been widely reported that an announcement of some …

Want to join the escYOUnited team? Here’s how!

As another summer disappears behind us in the blink of an eye, we’re getting back to business and it’s the most exciting time of all, as another Eurovision season gets underway! That’s right, the calendar has ticked over into September and we are very close to a host city announcement, and with that comes the beginning of the never-ending Eurovision …

United Kingdom: JOWST keen to compose 2019 entry

Eurovision 2018 was certainly an eventful edition of the contest for many countries involved, but for none moreso perhaps than the United Kingdom, whose participation was interrupted by a stage invader at the contest’s final. SuRie, performing the British entry “Storm”, had the microphone snatched out of her hand by an activist with a backpack, prompting a backlash and waves …

Kazakhstan: Negotiations to debut in Eurovision 2019

It appears that the prayers of many Eurovision fans longing for another debutant in the contest could be answered very shortly, as it is revealed that the Kazakh broadcaster Channel 31 is in positive talks with the EBU regarding the Eurasian nation’s debut in the contest – and could join Europe’s favourite TV show in 2019. The broadcaster, available nationally …