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Umberto Tozzi Penned Anthem Powers St. Louis Blues to Stanley Cup Glory!

The below editorial features the opinions and views of the author and do not necessarily represent the views of #escYOUnited as a whole, Eurovision or the EBU. The most unlikely National Hockey League (NHL) team with the most unlikely victory anthem in the St. Louis Blues beat the Boston Bruins 4 – 1 this evening in the seventh game of …

Junior Eurovision Powerhouse Malta Confirms 2019 Participation

Television Malta (TVM) today announced Malta’s intention to enter Junior Eurovision 2019, the 14th country to do so. TVM posted an application for entries on their Eurovision Song Malta page on Facebook, with an explanation of the Maltese selection process. The Malta Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2019 Applications are out… Download the Rule and Regulations and application can be found …

Azerbaijan and Ukraine Confirm Participation at Junior Eurovision 2019!

The announcements of contestants for Junior Eurovision 2019 are coming in thick and fast, and after last week’s announcement by North Macedonia, Azerbaijan and Ukraine joined the fray with announcements this weekend, bringing the total number of entrants to 13 thus far. In a posting on Instagram, Inakshi Casting announced a casting call for Ukrainian performers age 9 to 14 …

Bigger Than Last: Bottom Placed Eurovision Contestants Who Achieved Greatness

The below editorial features the opinions and views of the author and do not necessarily represent the views of #escYOUnited as a whole, Eurovision or the EBU. Pity poor Michael Rice. The knives were out before he even took the stage at the Grand Final in Tel Aviv and came in last place. The British press burped in full outrage: …

EDITORIAL: And the song that best describes my Tel Aviv Eurovision experience is…

…Germany’s “Sister” No wait! Seriously! Come back! Despite all my issues with the staging and presentation of the Germany entry this year, like all Eurovision songs to me, there is value in them, including this song. (And kudos to the two ladies from S!sters constantly making the most of their time in the Eurovision spotlight!)  But let me explain… “I’m …

Giorgi Rostiashvili wins Ranina to Represent Georgia at Junior Eurovision 2019!

It’s Independence Day in Georgia, and at a large concert event in Tbilisi’s First Republic Square, 12-year-old Giorgi Rostiashvili has been selected to represent Georgia at Junior Eurovision 2019 in Gliwice, Poland. Rotiashvili’s victory caps a marathon eleven week selection process on the talent show Ranina, which was also used in 2018 to select Tamar Edilashvili. Georgia has the most …

Iceland: Hatari’s use of Palestine flags pre-agreed by all group members

Controversy erupted within the Expo Tel Aviv and social media this week after the Icelandic band Hatari displayed Palestinian flags during the televoting sequence, and we want to give you the full story. This article takes no political stances nor intends to legitimize the acts of Hatari members, but report the experiences of the group during their time in Tel …

Junior Eurovision: Albania Announces Participation!

Albania’s Radio Televizioni Shqiptar (RTSH) announced that they will be sending an entry to Junior Eurovision 2019 in Gliwice, Poland. In an announcement on Eurovision Albania’s Facebook page, RTSH said that they will again be using the Junior Fest national selection format to select their entrant. RTSH organizon përzgjedhjen e këngës përfaqsuese në Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2019 i cili …

2019 Results: EBU officially changes final results thanks to Belarus’s jury mix up!

The European Broadcasting Union issued a statement today stating that the official results of the Eurovision Song Contest 2019 have been changed due to a mix up with Belarus’s aggregated jury points. Belarus’s real jury had been dismissed after revealing who they voted for after the first semi final, so the EBU attempted to use an aggregated jury to make …

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