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Dutch events company tease information about Eurovision 2020 stage

It appears we may have some further news about the staging of the Eurovision Song Contest 2020 in Rotterdam, as a Dutch light and sound company have indicated they will be part of the preparations for the competition next year. HD Rent, a light, sound and events company based in Ermelo and Amsterdam, posted this evening on their Instagram page …

Ten finalists announced after third audition round on Georgian Idol

The third and final audition round concluded on Georgian Idol this evening, with the ten finalists being selected after a second round. The ten finalists, in order of announcement, are (audition round performances linked in name): Barbara Samkharadze Anri Guchmanidze Tornike Kipiani Merab Amzoevi David Rusadze Nika Kalandadze Mariam Shengelia Mariam Gogiberidze Liza Shengelia Tamar Kakalashvili Hosted by Ruska Makashvili, …

Slovenia: Stella and Younite advance to next round of EMA FREŠ

While most of Europe are only just finalising their preparations for Eurovision 2020, Slovenia are already deep into their process, and the first week of EMA FREŠ has concluded with two artists moving on in the selection. The new process acts like a wildcard round, with the lucky two winners of the FREŠ process winning a slot at the main …

Eurovision wishlist: Hungary!

Eurovision has been a big platform for artists to kickstart their careers in the past. This is a beautiful thing in our eyes and we would like to make a contribution of our own. In our wishlist series, we want to put the focus on smaller intriguing artists to give them the spotlight that they deserve. We will go by …

All I want for Christmas is you: Mariah Carey’s seasonal smash hit turns 25!

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. You know the Christmas season has kicked into gear when Starbucks releases its seasonal coffee cups and both atheists and Christians whine about them, pet owners are trying to put fake antlers on …

Growing Spains – Country Spotlight: SPAIN

NOTE – This post is an editorial and therefore heavily prone towards subjectivity, as well as strong opinions and speculation. Anything stated beyond this point is the author’s personal opinion and does not necessarily represent the views of ESC United as a whole or its other editors. Every year we’re confronted with them – A fanbase whose bark is deafeningly …

Czech Republic: Live national final has been cancelled

They were keen to finally host a big live national final, and even announced it way before the contest in Tel-Aviv took place, but now it seems that they were dreaming too big, and now must cancel the show. Fear not, the Czech Republic will still participate in Rotterdam. [AdSense-B] It appears that the dream of a big live national …

Croatia: Dora 2020 open for submissions

It didn’t go as planned in Tel-Aviv, but Croatian broadcaster, HRT, are ready to once again pick their representative, through their national final, Dora 2020. [AdSense-B] Croatia is ready to strike back in Rotterdam in 2020, and today they’ve finally opened the submission period, in which artists and songwriters can submit their content, to become the Croatian representative in 2020. …

Armenia: Depi Evratesil returns in 2020!

Earlier this year, both Spain and the United Kingdom decided to ditch some sort of national final to select their representative for 2020, but Armenia has just announced that they will revive their national final for the upcoming contest! [AdSense-B] Armenia has only recently officially announced their participation, and we can expect them to be on the list of participating …

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