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EDITORIAL: Moving in the right direction for Spain and RTVE begins with not criticizing your own artist

Cover photo: Andres Putting (EBU) 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. After fantastic Top 10 results in 2012 and 2014 for Spain and its national broadcaster, RTVE, recent results in Eurovision has fallen short of expectations.  Such results culminated …

Portugal wins the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest: Will present its 50th entry on home soil

Cover photo: Andres Putting (EBU) We have a winner! After months of fan speculation and a close hype race leading up to tonight’s contest, the votes are in and Portugal has won this year’s Eurovision Song Contest! Portugal’s Salvador Sobral stunned the audience and viewing public with his touching rendition of “Amar pelos dois” to become Portugal’s first ever Eurovision champion …

Eurovision 2017 Semi-Final 2 Results

Semi-Final 2 of the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest has just finished and  once again we’ve had 10 acts advance to Saturday’s final! These 10 acts, revealed in the following order, were: 1. Bulgaria 2. Belarus 3. Croatia 4. Hungary 5. Denmark 6. Israel 7. Romania 8. Norway 9. Netherlands 10. Austria Some key facts and figures about the results; Bulgaria …

Estonia: Koit & Laura “We didn’t expect to win Eesti Laul 2017.”

Ahead of tonight’s second semi-final, it’s time to check out another of our nterviews, this time with Estonia’s returning artists Koit Toome and Laura (Põldvere). Koit previously sang for Estonia nearly two decades ago as a young performer in 1998, finishing 12th. Meanwhile, Laura is back in Kyiv after forming part of the group Suntribe in 2005. We had chance …

Osram plans to light up Kyiv during the live shows!

Osram, the lighting company who have partnered with the EBU and Eurovision for the third year running, are all set to light up the sights of Kyiv during the live shows as people register their votes. The official Eurovision app will have a voting feature which, much like in Stockholm last year, will light up landmarks around the Ukrainian capital depending …

Iceland: Svala makes Eurovision history

The Icelandic artist, Svala, will make history in the Eurovision Song Contest when she performs “Paper” in the first semi final on the 9th of May. Svala and her father will be the first father and daughter to have represented the same nation in the Eurovision Song Contest. Her father Björgvin Halldórsson competed on behalf of Iceland in Dublin 1995. …

Live Stream of 2nd Rehearsals of Semi-Final 1 & 2; 1st Rehearsals of Big 5 & Host (Day 6)

Good morning Europe and the rest of the world! It’s Friday (Day 6) and although most people’s work weeks are winding down, ours is just beginning.  Today will be a jam-packed day with both first and second rehearsals begin. Second rehearsals will continue with the rest of Semi-Final 1 (Armenia, Slovenia, Latvia) and transition into the first part of Semi-Final 2 …

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