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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 …

Eurovision Class of 2009: Where are they now? Part One: Georgia and Semi-Final 1 eliminated contestants

As far as Eurovision is concerned, the 2010s are done and dusted. ESC United is currently running a series ranking the entrants that each country sent during the 2010s, and as we recap what each contributing nation had to offer this decade, what about the artists who performed at the very last Eurovision of the 2000s? Did the entrants of …

Sometimes It Feels Like It’s Meant To Be Broken – Country Spotlight: BELGIUM

This post is an editorial and therefore heavily prone towards subjectivity. Also, swearing. Anything stated beyond this point is a personal opinion belonging to the author and does not necessarily represent the views of ESC United as a whole or other editors. In this series, Belgian ESC United correspondent Boris Meersman takes a closer look at upcoming contest, and muses …

Belgium: Hooverphonic dish out more participation details

The morning after the announcement, Hooverphonic appeared on Radio 2’s morning show “De Madammen” to talk about their budding participation. Their interview with Siska Schoeters was rife with juicy details. Here’s the lowdown of what they discussed: The band, consisting of Alex Callier, Raymond Geerts and Luka Cruysbergs revealed that they were first approached during the summer of 2018 – …

Belgium: Smash hit band Hooverphonic to represent Belgium at Eurovision 2020

IT IS ON! Eurovision season has finally kicked off and has done so in style. The Belgian representative for Eurovision 2020 is none other than HOOVERPHONIC, the erstwhile trip hop sensation from Sint-Niklaas.     Hooverphonic are one of the most famous, successful Flemish pop bands. The group, currently consisting of Alex Callier, Raymond Geerts and Luka Cruysberghs, scored many …

Belgium: Belgian artist for Rotterdam will be revealed tonight

  Flemish commentator Peter Van De Veire confirmed on his radio show that Belgium shall be the first to reveal their entrant for the upcoming song contest in Rotterdam. This officially substatiates yesterday’s rumours about the Belgian reveal. The unveiling of the Belgian artist will happen on Vandaag, Danira Boukhriss Terkissidis’s talkshow. The talkshow is scheduled to air on Één, …

Denmark Find True North and Win Eurovision Choir 2019!

[AdSense-B] As Jury Chairman John Rutter told the assembled choirs, every choir was a winner by virtue of being able to sing among the best choirs in Europe onstage at the Partille Arena, but it was Denmark’s experienced Vocal Line and their contemporary sound that won the title of Eurovision Choir 2019. Jury member Deke Sharon told Vocal Line after …

Eurovision Choir 2019 Preview: The Ten Nations Competing for Glory in Partille, Sweden

[AdSense-B] 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. Last week ESC United published a basic primer of the 2nd Eurovision Choir contest to be held this Saturday, August 3, 2019, at the Partille Arena in Gothenburg, Sweden. We went over …

The Cheez-It and Boxed Wine Lovers’ Guide to Eurovision Choir 2019

[AdSense-B] 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. There are two great pieces of news to come out this week to take your minds off terrible news like Trump’s racist “Go Back Home” tweets, the United Kingdom now being led …

Eurovision This Decade: Belgium

[AdSense-B] All opinions expressed in this article are those of the person quoted and do not necessarily represent the opinions of the other team members or ESC United as a whole. Hello and welcome back to Eurovision This Decade. As a team, we here at ESC United are looking back at the amazing decade just gone and looking at each …

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