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Lithuania: One More Act Eliminated – Eight Remain

Tonight saw the latest act eliminated from the Lithuanian National Selection for the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest.   Each week an act will be eliminated, last week for Eurovizijos veteran Aistė Pilvelytė eliminated from the competition. This week saw Kristina Radžiukynaitė eliminated from the list of potential entrants.   As last week, the winner of the voting was announced and it …

Lithuania: One More Act Eliminated

Tonight saw another elimination show in the Lithuanian National Selection, Eurovizija.   Ten acts performed tonight Vaidas Baumila Mia Monika Linkytė Ieva Zasimauskaitė Martynas Kavaliauskas Vilija Matačiūnaitė VIG Roses Kristina Radžiukynaitė Justinas Lapatinskas Aistė Pilvelytė After the voting (Jury and Televote), it was announced that Aistė Pilvelytė would be eliminated. Aistė Pilvelytė is no stranger to the Lithuanian National Finals, …

Emmelie de Forest to perform at Festivali i Këngës

Denmark’s European of the year and the latest winner of the Eurovision Song Contest, Emmelie de Forest, is scheduled to perform at Festivali i Kenges 52, the show which selects Albania’s participant for the Eurovision Song Contest. Alongside Emmelie, Albanian singer and winner of The Voice of Italy 2013, Elhaida Dani, will also be performing. You may remember Elhaida from …

3 new Festivali i Këngës hosts announced

RTSH, the Albanian broadcaster, today announced new hosts for their national selection and most popular music festival Festivali i Këngës. With only one week to go, Diellza Kolgeci – a fashion icon from Kosovo – withdrew from her role as the Festivali i Këngës host. So RTSH have decided to take a new approach to the hosting. For the semi-finals, …

Lynne Kieran Passes Away

One-third of Austria’s entry into the 2000 edition of the Eurovision Song Contest, Rounder Girls, has died. Lynne Kieran, who, alongside band members, achieved Austria a 14th place, has passed away. Thoughts are with her family, friends and of course her band mates. Lynne Kieran, who lived a healthy life of 53 years, born in 1960 in London, has died …

TONIGHT: Second Semi Final – Review & Predictions

Tonight 17 countries will battle for one of the ten prestigious Final sports which means we’ll have to say goodbye to seven entries. The jury show took place last night so technically 50% of the votes have been decided and tonight the televoters will judge and vote for their favorites and soon enough we’ll know who is in and who is …

Interviews – Day 4 Rehearsals

ESC United talked to the acts that had their first rehearsals today. They will be performing in the second half of Semi Final 2 at the Eurovision Song Contest in Malmo, Sweden. The Semi Final will take place exactly next Thursday so let’s get to know them a little better. Unfortunately we were unable to get you the Georgia interview …

Eurovision 2013 “Alternative Awards” – Best/Worst Key Changes

We’re back with the Eurovision 2013 ‘Alternative Awards’, where we judge the best and worst aspects of all the nations’ entries on a truly random (and sometimes downright silly) array of stuff. Every couple of days we will introduce some new awards, including the best and worst and the runners up. These are one person’s opinion, the author’s (Sebastien), and of …

OGAE Roundup – 9 More Votes

OGAE clubs from around Europe have been voting, and here are the latest results, including results from Germany, France and Turkey. This batch of points has pushed the top three nations (Denmark, San Marino and Norway) up into a realm of their own, and has seen Bonnie Tyler for the United Kingdom gently start to float down the table, with …

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