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Eurovision 2018: It’s Jessica Mauboy for Australia

The Australian broadcaster SBS has just announced the artist that is going to represent Australia at the Eurovision Song Contest 2018 in Lisbon, Portugal. Jessica Mauboy was selected to fly the flag for Australia trying to continue the great success story the country has had since they joined the contest in 2015. Born in Darwin, Australia Mauboy rose to fame …

Eurovision 2018: News from Czechia, Slovenia & Australia

This Eurovision season is gonna be one of the biggest so far. ČT, the Czech national broadcaster, has announced that they will organize a national final to select their representative for Lisbon, first one since 2009. According to their HoD, Mr Jan Bors, about 400 songs were sent since September till November 17th, and the selection committee has chosen six …

Australia: Internal selection in 2018

The Australian broadcaster SBS is opting for an internal selection for the upcoming 2018 Eurovision Song Contest in Lisbon, Portugal.  According to this source, the broadcaster is sticking to the recipe that has been very successful since they entered the contest in 2015. The delegation confirmed that the internal selection is already underway and that the broadcaster is currently reviewing …

Four more jury member changes for Eurovision 2017

We reported yesterday evening that Per Sundnes had been replaced on the Norwegian jury after he had slammed the Irish entry in a Norwegian programme, with both countries set to compete and vote in the second semi-final. Now, the EBU has confirmed that four more juries have had a change in membership, although for what reasons remains unclear. The four …

TONIGHT: Eurovision 2017 Semi-Final 1

Panic stations everyone – it’s finally that time of the year! Tonight is officially the first live show of the Eurovision Song Contest 2017 live from the International Exhibition Centre in Kyiv, Ukraine! 18 countries will perform live on television across Europe and worldwide in the hopes to secure one of ten golden tickets for Saturday’s grand final, and we …

Poll: Who will qualify from Semi-Final 1?

We’ve seen and heard the rehearsals for all countries in the first semi-final, teaser clips have been released and full videos of the performances are now available. So it’s the perfect time to ask the all-important question – which songs will qualify from the first semi-final? We’ve created a poll with all 18 participants in the semi-final and you can …

Live Stream & Blog of Semi-Final 1 Rehearsals (Day 1)

Goooood morning Europe! We are live in Kiev, Ukraine for the first day of rehearsals for Eurovision 2017!  Today, countries in the first half of Semi-Final 1 will rehearse (Sweden, Georgia, Australia, Albania, Belgium, Montenegro, Finland, Azerbaijan, Portugal). Be sure to follow our LiveStream and LiveBlog where we will be keeping you posted with all of the events happening today! …

Why Do We Care About Running Orders?

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. Eurovision has its “facts” when it comes to running order; there are death spots and there are places which make people go “ooo, they’ve got the perfect spot”. Surely success doesn’t depend that …

Who do #YOU want to win Eurovision 2017?

We have finally made it to this point of the year, an exciting time for all – all 43 entries fighting to win this year’s Eurovision Song Contest have been released! Because of this, there’s only one question on everyone’s lips… Who is likely to see the end credits rolling over their entry late on May 13th? There are of …

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