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ESC United Eurovision 2019 Rehearsals Live Stream – Semi-Final 1 1st Dress Rehearsal

Photo: Thomas Hanses (EBU)   Good afternoon, Tel Aviv. We are in the press center after taking the morning off to sleep off the late night at EuroClub and an early morning visit to the beach to kick off the very first full-length Dress Rehearsal of Semi-Final 1. Today, we will see the first run-through of the show, including the …

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 …

Who are the juries for Eurovision 2019?

The EBU have revealed the list of juries that each country have put forward to give their points in Tel Aviv. This is of course a big deal, since 50% of the score is given by these exact same jury members. Time to do some digging and give you the facts about this year’s judges! There are a lot of …

The “Expert” Panel reviews Iceland: Hatari – Hatrið mun sigra | (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 …

Forum Ranking Game: Italy remains on top with all 41 entries taking part

Another week, another seven days to digest this year’s crop of Eurovision hopefuls… but who is on top in this week’s forum poll? With all 41 entries now eligible in our forum ranking game, Italy’s Mahmood remains on top with his entry “Soldi”, amassing 599 points from our voters! The Italian song has now topped the poll in each week …

Iceland: Who did #YOU want to win Söngvakeppnin 2019?

Was there really any doubt as to who #YOU would pick to represent Iceland at Eurovision 2019? No, there wasn’t, as #YOU overwhelmingly voted for Hatari over the other four Söngvakeppnin 2019 finalists. With 76% of the vote, hatred prevailed as Hatari swept up your vote, mirroring the fandom that this quirky EDM band with BDSM gear and a propensity for odd …

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