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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 …

Scandalous Selections Part 1: What Happened This Year?

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. 2017 seems to have certainly had its fair share of controversial National Final decisions. The first to really hit the headlines was the Spanish selection “Objetivo Eurovisión 2017” where the jury votes and …

Iceland is bringing Papers to Kyiv

Songvakeppnin’s final was held tonight. Seven acts were in the runing, but there can be only one winner. Also, Mans Zelmerlow, Alexander Rybak and Greta Salome performed as interval acts. In the first round, two superfinalists were chosen by a mixture of televoting and local and international jurors. Svala & Dađi Freyr Petursson had the most points after the jurors and televoters …

Meet the last Songvakeppnin finalists

The second semifinal of the Icelandic preselection Songvakeppnin was just concluded and we got the last three finalists who will perform in the Grand Final next week. Aron Brink Daði Freyr Pétursson & Svala will join Arnar & Rakel, Aron Hannes and Runnar Eff in the final run for the Golden ticket to Kyiv. There was also one big surpirse during …

The biggest shock of Melfest 2017? It’s not quite what you think…

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. As the semi finals of Melodifestivalen close for another year, most Eurovision fans’ thoughts turn to the “Andra Chansen” (AC) round where, surprisingly, Loreen, the Eurovision winner from 2012, will be battling to …

Iceland: Linda Hartmanns – Inspiration came when I was in South Africa

Iceland will continue the search for their next representative this Saturday, when six more acts will take the stage. One of them is Linda Hartmanns, who will sing Ástfangin. Linda, how would you describe yourself in just two short sentences? I’m loving and caring, kind, honest and ambitious. I love my kids, husband, family and friends and have so much more love to …

A Little Bit of English In My Song

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 reaching their best result since 2002 with Amir and “J’ai cherché” in Stockholm, France have certainly found an entry which looks likely to challenge for another top 10 placing in May with …

Iceland: Arnar & Rakel – Lets celebrate the diversity

First semi-final of this years Söngvakeppnin is on this Saturday. It will feature six acts and one of them are Arnar Jónsson & Rakel Pálsdóttir who will close the show as they were drawn to perform sixth with their beautiful ballad Til mín. Rakel, Arnar, how did you two meet? Who had the idea to apply for Söngvakeppnin 2017? We met in 2010 …

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