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Serbia: RTS calls for songs!

A big surprise from Serbia came this morning as RTS has opened the call for songs that will be in the run for next years contest. It is a bit unclear will there be a national final, but the official rules state that the selection committee will pick up to ten songs that will be presented to the public via RTS’s …

A History of Eurovision: 1066 to 1217

Whilst it is believed by many to have begun in 1956 in Switzerland, the Eurovision Song Contest has, in fact, existed in one form or another for a number of years. Recent research by Prof. A. Prillis from Valetta University has uncovered a surprising sequence of events throughout the ages. It seems that the contest can be traced as far …

Which national selection was the best in 2017?

Ahh, national selections. The lifeblood of the Eurovision enthusiast, the catalyst for countless debates, the endless source of all of the drama we have come to crave over the years in our beloved contest. Internal selections can, and often do, throw up some true gems with a guaranteed path to Eurovision stardom, but it’s the multi-song showcases that really grab …

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 …

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 …

TONIGHT: Latvia decide for Kiev

After three weeks of competition, Latvia’s Supernova finally draws to a close tonight, and what a competition it has been! After the intense competition of the elimination rounds and semi-final, four acts remain in tonight’s final. One of the acts will represent Latvia at Eurovision 2017 in Kiev! The show will be broadcast live on LTV’s website from 20:25 CET …

TONIGHT: EMA kicks off in Slovenia

An often underrated staple in the Eurovision calendar, Slovenia’s national selection EMA begins tomight with the first of two semi-finals this weekend! Eight acts will be fighting to make itvto next week’s final, but only four can qualify. The participants in tonight’s first semi are; KiNG FOO – Wild Ride Nika Zorjan – Fse Tosca Beat – Free World Lea …

TONIGHT: Israel pick their next star

Kicking proceedings off early this week, tonight sees another artist selected for Eurovision 2017. It is the turn of Israel to choose their performer this evening, with the final of HaKokhav HaBa (The Next Star) bringing the competition to a close from 20:00 CET. Four acts are left in the competition which saw dozens of potential acts eliminated over a …

EMA 2017: Meet the teams behind the songs

Another draw was held today, and it was for the Slovenian national final EMA 2017. As you already know, 16 acts will perform, eight in each semifinal. Semifinals are to be held on 17th and 18th of February and the Grand Final on following Friday, February 24th. First semifinal acts: King Foo – Wild Ride (Rok Golob/Cherie Lucas, R.Golob/R.Golob) Nika Zorjan …

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