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Eurovision This Decade: Armenia

All opinions expressed in this article are those of the editor quoted and do not necessarily represent the opinions of the other team members or the website as a whole. Welcome back to Eurovision this decade, a series where we look back at the amazing decade just gone and give you our thoughts of each country’s entries. Today we will …

Eurovision This Decade: Albania

All opinions expressed in this article are those of the editor quoted and do not necessarily represent the opinions of the other team members or the website as a whole. Welcome to a new series from ESCUnited! While we head into a long Eurovision-less summer, we thought it best to take a look back over the decade that we have …

Three former Eurovision representatives released new songs this weekend!

We always love when previous Eurovision representatives release new song. Although we are in the middle of the national selection season, 3 artists released new material this weekend. Jessika, the 2018 representative for San Marino released No La Conoces ( You don’t know her). The song sang mostly in English & has a very spanish flavour. You can listen to …

Do Semis Really Matter? – The Importance of a Good Semi Result

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. It occurred to me last week, during the results live stream after the second semi-final of Destination Eurovision, that the debate had centred on which of the two semi-final winners would be the …

Malta: Ira Losco releases One in a Million

Malta’s two-time representative Ira Losco has returned to the music business with her latest music video. The song, “One in a Million”, is the first new release from the Eurovision 2002 runner-up since last summer and is a slow-building danceable pop song. The video features sparse shots of Ira performing the song with a male and female lead portraying a …

Success Comes From Within? The EU Effect in Eurovision

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. Tomorrow, barring any major surprises, the UK will select their entry for 2018 which will be the last time that the UK participates in Eurovision as a member of the European Union (EU). …

National Finals: The Route To Success?

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. Last year, I wrote an article which showed that, for the last ten years, it seems to make little difference whether an entry was selected via a national final or through internal selection. …

Let The Public Decide… Or Not?

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. The trees are up, you’ve heard the same old songs one hundred times already and you’ve not even got to open THIS year’s pair of socks from some almost-forgotten aunt, yet the 2018 …

Austria: Cesár Sampson to take centre stage in Lisbon!

Stepping out of the shadows and into the limelight is always a great feeling for any artist, and many over the years have done so in Eurovision, including Tijana Bogicevic (Serbia) and Imri (Israel) from the Kyiv contest. Now, Austria have confirmed their artist, and ORF have decided to promote one of Bulgaria’s recent backing singers as their main artist… …

Måns Zelmerlöw to become a father

Sweden’s hero in 2015, Mans Zelmerlow, has announced that he is set to have a “small hero” of his own this evening, and has confirmed on Facebook that he is expecting a baby with his fiancée, British actress Ciara Janson. The couple began dating last year and got engaged in June of this year. Zelmerlöw has since relocated to the …

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