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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?

Poll: Who will qualify from Semi-Final 1?

We’ve seen and heard the rehearsals for all countries in the first semi-final, teaser clips have been released and full videos of the performances are now available. So it’s the perfect time to ask the all-important question – which songs will qualify from the first semi-final? We’ve created a poll with all 18 participants in the semi-final and you can …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Belgium, Bulgaria and Portugal among betting favourites

In a stark contrast to recent years, and certainly a far cry from the early days of two semi-finals and the ongoing debate over the myth of political voting, some surprising countries have put themselves in and amongst the favourites to win the Eurovision Song Contest in 2017. Italy still remain the clear favourites with Francesco Gabbani’s “Occidentali’s Karma”, which …

Sweden: Melodifestivalen voting results in full

For a country whose population sits just shy of 10 million, it’s always impressive seeing just how much support the annual Melodifestivalen competition recieves. This year has been no different, with SVT revealing that over 13.5 million votes were cast in the contest’s grand final on Saturday – at least one vote per Swede! The full voting results of course …

Sweden: Our Melodifestivalen Winner Is Robin Bengtsson!

The Eurovision National Final Season, is coming to an end, and tonight we just had one of the very last national finals. We’ve reached the end of Melodifestivalen, and after 6 shows, our winner is Robin Bengtsson! The Grand Final! From a total of 4 semi-finals, and 1 Andra Chansen round, a total of 12 songs were standing left in …

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