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All the photos of Day 5 (First Semi-Final)

Yesterday was the first day in which the press were allowed to enter the arena and see the Eurovision stage, and it was certainly a big occasion for us all! We were on hand to film the rehearsals as well as take photos and you can see our photography from yesterday’s action below! Which photo do #YOU like the most?

Which rehearsal is the most promising? Day 1

So the first day of rehearsals from Kyiv have concluded and this year’s Eurovision Song Contest has already surprised, excited and shocked us in equal measure. With only nine songs performed today, we’ve already had horse men on ladders, wild hair twirling, spinning platforms and some long, long, long notes and big vocals. Of course, for those of you not …

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 …

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 …

Finland – Norma John “We don’t think of it as just a sad song”

It’s been a month since Norma John won the Uuden Musiikin Kilpailu and now Norma John are preparing to represent Finland in the upcoming Eurovision Song Contest in Kyiv, Ukraine. Today, the duo have found time to talk to us. Hello Norma John First of all thank you for your time talking to us. How are you ? Can you …

Finland: Norma John wins UMK 2017

Finland have decided for Eurovision 2017 and it is Norma John with “Black Bird “ that will be performed in Kiev! The singer triumphed in a field of 10 participants.  The winner was chosen during the show Uuden Musiikin Kilpailu, using an international jury, Finnish jury and televote . The show was presented by Krista Siegfrids whom represented Finland during …

TONIGHT: Finland chooses for Kiev

The finals are really coming thick and fast now! And for traditional Eurovision fans it is one of the newer highlights of the calendar tonight as Finland’s Uuden Musiikin Kilpailu takes place in Helsinki! While this year’s contest has been scaled back from recent years, the quality has certainly not dipped with some fantastic songs (and certainly some interesting choices!) …

Podcast: Finland NF – Song Review and Ranking

In today’s ESC United Know-it-Alls podcast, the ESC United panel is reviewing and dissecting the ten songs taking part in UMK, the National Final show in Finland. Matt, Zack, James and Calvin lightheartedly go over all songs and share their thoughts and opinions. In the end, their results were combined, along with the votes of our ESC United readers previously …

Finland – Knucklebone Oscar & The Shangri-La Rubies “Music and dance is in our dna”

Tomorrow, the final of Uuden Musiikin Kilpailu will be broadcasted in Finland. 10 entries will compete and the winner will repesent Finland in the upcoming Eurovision Song Contest in Kyiv this May. Yesturday, YLE presented the running order. The group Knucklebone Oscar & The Shangri-La Rubies have found time to talk to us today about their entry Caveman. Hello Knuclebone Oscar & …

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