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Germany: Who are the first six hopefuls for Unser Lied für Israel?

Today the EBU and NDR confirmed the first six hopefuls for Unser Lied für Israel, the selection process that Germany will use to select their song for Tel Aviv. While the announcement was at pains to say that this is not the full line-up, the announcement of youthful stars has no doubt caused intrigue and excitement amongst Eurovision fans in …

Germany: NDR is getting ready for Lisbon

The German national broadcaster, NDR, has decided to hold a national final to select their representative for Lisbon. Everybody interested can apply on bewerberESC2018@digame.de until noon of November 6th. Twenty of them will be called back and their singing and stage talent will be estimated.  The biggest change in the next years national final is inclusion of the international audience …

Germany: Five singers set for Eurovision battle

  Germany has been quietly working behind the scenes over the past few months in an attempt to reverse their current woeful Eurovision fortunes and, now, we have the names of the five acts who will hope to bring joy to the country once more! On Friday, German broadcaster ARD announced the five lucky performers who survived the final casting …

Germany: More focus on the song in 2017

Looks like two last places in a row have served enough purpose – German media has been reporting that ARD will increase the focus on the song, not the artist, in the 2017 national final. Much like the casting show which proved so successful in 2010, ARD look to find a successful song and then match this to a performer …

TONIGHT: Germany decide for Stockholm

It’s always a big occasion in the Eurovision calendar when a country decides on its song for Europe, but in recent years one of the biggest decisions has been which artist will represent Germany in the contest. Following the country’s overnight success story of the 2010 victory the Big 5 member has seen a myriad of big names and plucky …

Xavier Naidoo NOT representing Germany – The Internet reacts

  It’s been an Up-and-Down whirlwind for Germany. First they announced that Xavier Naidoo was internally selected to represent Germany at the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest in Stockholm. This was a controversial decision among the fans as he was accused of anti-semitism, Homophobia and other statements that were considered offensive by many. The unexpected backlash by the media and fans …

Why Turkey left the contest and more EBU drama on the way – ESC United Podcast

Matt and Adam are back with another edition of the ESC Podcast discussing the latest and greatest news, developments and general Eurovision related info. We are joined by our member Robert aka Lupus who is a new fan of the contest. The following topics were up for debate: –  Turkey is out again…why?!? – Minus One and Thomas G:SON for …

TONIGHT: Germany decide, Portugal semi-final

Tonight sees two Eurovision shows taking place across Europe – quite the busy Thursday night for Euro fans! Germany – Unser Song für Österreich – 20:15 CET Germany’s final for Eurovision 2015 takes place tonight in Hannover and in a show that promises to be spectacular, eight acts will be vying to represent the country in neighbouring Austria. The acts …

TONIGHT: Germany Club Concert

Tonight sees one of the biggest national finals of the Eurovision calendar kick off in Hamburg as the wildcard round of the German selection takes place! Unser Song für Österreich’s club concert round will see ten acts performing to a live audience at Große Freiheit 36, Hamburg as one act will win the wildcard to the grand final. Last year, …

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