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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 …

Win the promo CD from Manuel Navarro ( Spain )

It’s time for another competition here at #escyounited!! The delegation of Spain are offering a promo kit for this year’s entry; Manel Navarro with “Do it like your lover”. All you have to do is very very simple; Step 1) Answer the following questions about Manel: What is the name of the single that Manel released in 2014? In 2014, which TV competition …

The Big 5 Pick Their Halves

Today it has been announced which halves each of the Big 5 will perform in. This was done in the press conference after their rehearsals today. As previously announced, Ukraine will perform in the second half in position 22. The remaining pre-qualified countries have selected which half they will perform in and their running order position will be determined by …

Which rehearsal is the most promising? Day 6

And today we’ve completed the set! All 42 countries have now performed on the Kyiv stage so we have a clearer picture of who will do well and who won’t! France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Ukraine and United Kingdom have brought us giant heads, mirrored shells, spinning cities, surfing and – of course – a dancing monkey. Of course, for those …

Spain: Manel Navarro and his Eurovision duets

Spain’s Manel Navarro has certainly been a busy man during the weeks leading up to Eurovision, recording duets with a number of this year’s artists – he’s certainly a diverse young talent. #YOU can check out the duets of Manel Navarro as his team prepare to arrive in Kyiv for his first rehearsal on Sunday. Martin Garrix’s “In The Name …

Manel Navarro (Spain) Interview: “I’m going to bring my band, no dancers”

We recently had a chance to meet Manel Navarro, who is going to represent Spain the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest in Kyiv, Ukraine this May. Manel gave us a quick overview of him as an artist and what he likes to do. Interviewer Fernando asked him about the upcoming performance in Kiev and what to expect, find out what Manel shares …

Scandalous Selections Part 2: How DO You Do A National Final?

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. In my previous article, I discussed how Sweden, Slovenia and Spain managed to select songs which were far from being the televoters’ favourites despite there being nominal 50% jury/50% televote voting systems. What …

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 …

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