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Austria: PÆNDA reveals “Limits”, listen now

Austria’s internally selected artist Pænda has been building up a lot of hype for her entry “Limits”, and the song was finally unleashed onto the Austrian public this morning during the Ö3 breakfast show. The down tempo, breathy electro-ballad will certainly divide opinion, but it is another high quality, well-produced entry for the Austrian Eurovision faithful to support in Tel …

Austria: It’s PAENDA for Eurovision 2019!

In keeping with the “Dare to Dream” theme of Eurovision 2019, Austria’s Österreichischer Rundfunk (ORF) have announced an audacious pick to follow up last year’s 3rd place finish by Cesar Sampson, with young electropop artist PAENDA being selected with a song called “Limits” to represent Austria in Tel Aviv, Israel. The temptation to keep the same songwriting team behind Sampson was …

Austria: Internal selection in December

It seems that Austria will once again be one of the trendsetters for Eurovision, with the Austrian news agency Klein’s Zeitung reporting today that an internal selection will be held next month to choose the artist and song for Tel Aviv. In an article detailing the retirement of ORF’s head of entertainment Edgar Böhm, one of his last acts in …

Lisbon LIVE – (FYR) Macedonia, Croatia, Austria, Greece, Finland reviews (Day 5)

Yesterday evening we saw five more countries rehearse for the second time. Did #YOU miss the rehearsals of (FYR) Macedonia, Croatia, Austria, Greece and Finland? Have no worries, as #YOU can catch up on our live stream from yesterday and also get all of the details from these rehearsals? (FYR) MACEDONIA – Eye Cue – Lost and Found Macedonia’s second …

Netherlands: Eurovision in Concert next weekend! Final list presented

This Saturday, the biggest Eurovision Song Contest pre-party will kick off! It has now been confirmed that 32 participants will be travelling to Amsterdam to meet journalists and press and entertain the fans during the concert! The concert, which this year will be celebrating its tenth year anniversary, will be held for the first time at the larger AFAS Arena …

Let The Public Decide… Or Not?

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. The trees are up, you’ve heard the same old songs one hundred times already and you’ve not even got to open THIS year’s pair of socks from some almost-forgotten aunt, yet the 2018 …

Austria: Cesár Sampson to take centre stage in Lisbon!

Stepping out of the shadows and into the limelight is always a great feeling for any artist, and many over the years have done so in Eurovision, including Tijana Bogicevic (Serbia) and Imri (Israel) from the Kyiv contest. Now, Austria have confirmed their artist, and ORF have decided to promote one of Bulgaria’s recent backing singers as their main artist… …

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