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Oh, Say Can You See the Americans who Participated in Eurovision 2019 and its National Selections?

Happy Independence Day to our American readers, or Happy Traitors’ Day if you are of an English persuasion! Despite the day being a celebration of telling Old Europe where to stick their old order, why not use this day to highlight Americans who participated at Eurovision 2019 in Tel Aviv or in the national selection process? Americans have had almost …

You Know the Name, You Know the Number: James Bond 007 at Eurovision (Part Two)

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. Every couple of years, a song pops along at Eurovision that has the fanbase cooing over it being “Bond-esque.” Two recent examples are Austrian Conchita Wurst’s magnificent power ballad “Rise Like a Phoenix” (2014) and …

Early Junior Eurovision Heavy Hitters Spain Make Surprise Return to 2019 Contest

Spain’s Radiotelevisión Española (RTVE) made a surprise announcement on Twitter this morning that Spain will make its return after a 13 year absence to Junior Eurovision 2019. 💥💥💥 ¡España participará en Eurovisión Junior 2019 que se celebrará en Polonia! https://t.co/HBQijYeFOv #APorEurovisiónJunior pic.twitter.com/IJtqaTZjmz — eurovision_rtve (@eurovision_tve) June 25, 2019 Given how well Spain did in its first run at Junior Eurovision …

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 …

Ukraine Confirm Participation at Junior Eurovision 2019, Azerbaijan withdraw! [July 1, 2019 Update!]

The announcements of contestants for Junior Eurovision 2019 are coming in thick and fast, and after last week’s announcement by North Macedonia 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 to upload …

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 …

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