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Tel Aviv Today: Thursday May 9 (Day Six Roundup)

Firstly an apology for the somewhat delayed posting of the Day Six roundup! I’d love to claim that it was a bank holiday to blame, but in all honesty it was mere forgetfulness! Anyway, here is your roundup from yesterday so you can relive the excitement already! Day Six’s rehearsals that went underway today were for all of the performers …

Tel Aviv Today: Sunday 5th May (Day 2)

It’s Day Two and the excitement is only growing! Eurovision 2019’s journey continued with the first rehearsal of the second group of eight songs from the first semi final. Every day, escYOUnited, your favourite Eurovision site, will be bringing you a roundup of the day’s events to make sure #YOU don’t miss a thing! The eight countries performing today were …

Tel Aviv: Watch our review of day two’s rehearsals

Day 2 of rehearsals of the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest is complete.  We sat down to discuss our thoughts on the rehearsals we saw today, including which of the performances we rated highly, and which country needs to improve before the second round. #YOU can catch our review of the first day’s rehearsals below; In case #YOU missed it, we …

Prominent Cultural Figures Slam Proposed Boycott of Eurovision 2019

Several prominent cultural and entertainment figures, including actor, comedian, and writer Stephen Fry, artist Marina Abramovic, KISS bassist and co-lead singer Gene Simmons, and music manager and television host Sharon Osbourne, signed a letter by the non-profit organization Creative Community for Peace (CCFP) criticized the proposed boycotts of Eurovision in Tel Aviv, Israel, being led by the Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions …

The “Expert” Panel reviews Australia: Kate Miller-Heidke – Zero Gravity | (Eurovision 2019)

It’s back! The (in)famous ESC United “Expert” Panel is returning once again! While we don’t claim to be professionally qualified to judge anything, we certainly have strong opinions, so our staff and editors got together to review all 41 of the songs taking part in the Eurovision Song Contest 2019 which will take place in Tel Aviv, Israel this May.  …

Eurovision in Concert: 28 acts prepare for Amsterdam event!

The first major preview event of the Eurovision 2019 calendar gets underway this weekend, as the annual Eurovision in Concert is held in Amsterdam! No less than 28 participants in the Eurovision Song Contest 2019 are getting ready to hit the stage of AFAS Live this Saturday for the 11th edition of Eurovision in Concert. They are; 🇦🇱 Jonida Maliqi …

Australia: Eurovision participation secured until 2023

Australia’s national broadcaster Special Broadcasting Service (SBS) has confirmed that the country will take part in Eurovision 2020… and 2021… and 2022… and 2023! The deal comes off the back of a successful national selection held this weekend in the Gold Coast, where Kate Miller-Heidke was chosen to represent the Oceanic nation in the song contest. SBS’ head of commissioning …

Australia Decides Kate Miller-Heidke Is Off To Tel Aviv!

In an unusual turn of events, Europe woke up this morning to the first EVER Australia Decides – Australia’s debut national selection for Eurovision! The time zones meant that we Europeans got to enjoy the show just after breakfast and boy did we love it! The show launched with a spectacular rendition of “Tonight Again” by Casey Donovan before our hosts, …

Australia: Electric Fields are YOUR favourites!

Earlier this week, we asked #YOU to tell us who your favourite act in “Australia Decides” was, and the response was astounding! With over 500 votes cast in the poll, here’s what #YOU have decided… In first place we have Electric Fields with “2000 and Whatever”, whose blend of Pitjantjara lyrics, wild vocals and electronic beats impressed 32% of our …

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