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Junior Eurovision Roundup: Belarus National Finalists to be Announced Today, Ukrainian and Kazakh Artists Selected

Belarus’s Belteleradiocompany (TVR) announced today that the applicants for Belarus’s national selection for Junior Eurovision 2019 will audition before a professional jury at TVR studios in Minsk today, with the seven to ten finalists to be announced by the end of today, August 20, 2019. Though no date has been set by TVR for the national final, the winner of …

Final Junior Eurovision 2019 Lineup Announced by EBU!

With Polish public broadcaster Telewizja Polska (TVP) formally, though expectedly, inviting Kazakhstan, the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) has finalized and announced the nineteen countries that will participate at Junior Eurovision 2019 in Gliwice, Poland on Sunday, November 24, 2019. EBU’s Executive Supervisor of Eurovision Jon Ola Sand said in a statement, “We are delighted to welcome talented young performers from …

Not All Who Wander Are Lost – A Kazakh icon tries out for Eurovision 2005

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. With talk of Kazakhstan potentially competing at Eurovision in the not-too-distant future after a debut appearance at the Junior version and awaiting word on a second attempt there, we go back to the …

Junior Eurovision Round-Up: Tuleshova conquers USA, new Animal Drive EP

While the adults are battling it out to see who gets to represent their countries at Eurovision 2019 in Tel Aviv, Israel, two alumni from Junior Eurovision are busy conquering the United States. Daneliya Tuleshova, who represented Kazakhstan and placed 6th in their debut appearance at Junior Eurovision 2018, has been dazzling American audiences in the CBS show The World’s …

Kazakhstan: Will the EBU open discussion on Eurovision participation?

Kazakhstan’s hopes of joining the adult Eurovision Song Contest may have been thrown a lifeline today as the executive supervisor of the contest Jon Ola Sand suggested discussion would begin, at a Junior Eurovision press conference earlier today. The online Q&A session held by Belarusian national broadcaster BTRC posed the question asked by a Kazakh fan of the contest, with …

EBU denies rumours of Kazakh debut

The EBU have been forced to make a statement regarding the recent news that Kazakhstan may be set for a 2019 debut in Eurovision, and has suggested that the current rules of membership to the organisation would only allow for associate membership for Channel 31. The statement obtained by our friends at esctoday suggests the following; “Channel 31 Kazakhstan has …

Kazakhstan: Negotiations to debut in Eurovision 2019

It appears that the prayers of many Eurovision fans longing for another debutant in the contest could be answered very shortly, as it is revealed that the Kazakh broadcaster Channel 31 is in positive talks with the EBU regarding the Eurasian nation’s debut in the contest – and could join Europe’s favourite TV show in 2019. The broadcaster, available nationally …

Tunisia, Morocco, Kazakhstan and Kosovo to attend Vienna?

This news may be quite interesting for fans – it seems that four countries might send delegations to Vienna to observe proceedings of Eurovision 2015, perhaps with a view of joining the contest. Tunisia, Morocco, Kazakhstan and Kosovo are the four delegations identified as attending the contest in Vienna, according to former Sanmarinese commentator and spokesperson John Kennedy O’Connor. Morocco …

Kazakhstan wins Türkvizyon 2014

Zhanar Dugalova won this year’s Türkovizyon with her song Izin korem. The Central Asian voice ranked third in the semi-final that took place on 19th November. Despite of her awesome results , she improved her performance, ranking to the leading position in the final with 225 points. The winner entry was performed in Kazakh. Türkovizyon is a song contest that …

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