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Flashback Friday featuring a Eurovision legend from Malta: Chiara

Chiara is one of the Eurovision’s legends, having represented Malta three times (1998, 2005 & 2009) reaching a third and a second place. With her three entries accumulating a total of 388 points, Chiara became also the third most successful Eurovision artist in terms of total points earned in her performances, behind Russia’s Dima Bilan and Sweden’s Carola. ESCUNITED has …

Ireland 2014 : National Final February 28th

The format for the 2014 Irish national selection has been revealed. As with past years the Irish broadcaster has opted for the same format. 5 mentors will have the sole responsibility of selecting 5 entries for the Eurosong 2014. The national final will be broadcast live on the Late Late Show on the 28th of February. The 2014 mentors are …

Have a say in picking the 2014 Swiss entry

If you want to be able to have a say in picking the Swiss representative for the Eurovision Song Contest 2014 in Copenhagen, Denmark this is your opportunity. The broadcaster SRF announced that 159 entries have been submitted and are now ready for your votes. Check out allentries at eurovisionplattform.sf.tv. From November 4th to 18th, you have the opportunity to …

Switzerland: Annet Artani joins the race for Copenhagen 2014

Annet Artani, who is best known for representing Cyprus in Eurovision 2006 with the powerful ballad “Why Angels Cry” and co writing the world hit “Everytime” with Britney Spears, is determined to conquer the Eurovision stage once again in Denmark. Artani has submitted the song “You Got What I Need” that will compete against 151 other entries in the Swiss …

Who will represent Belarus? Selections rules revealed

The Belorussian broadcaster, BTRC announced that 15 contestants will take part in one  national final that is scheduled to be aired in early January.  Deadline for submitting entries is the 24th of November. A special jury will be holding auditions and the 15 lucky artists will be chosen to participate in the Final. The winning entry will be selected by …

Flashback Friday featuring Selma: “Always shoot for the moon. If you miss you´ll land among the stars”

When you think of Iceland in Eurovision, you immediately think of Selma, who represented her country with two promising and memorable entries. In 1999 her song “All out of Luck, a favorite for the win, reached the 2nd place. in 2005 Selma entered with “If I Had Your Love” and to everybody’s surprise did not make it to the final, …

Flashback Friday: Liora discusses her journey since representing Israel in 1995

Back in 1995, Liora represented Israel with the beautiful song “Amen”, a song that was composed by Moshe Datz who was a part of Duo Datz  (Israel 1991). Liora placed 8th that year, receiving 81 points. ESCUNITED caught up with Liora to discuss her Eurovision adventure and her interesting journey since. Here is what she shared with us. Looking back …

Hungary confirms 2014 Eurovision participation and keeps “A Dal” format

MTVA, The Hungarian National Broadcaster has confirmed today the country’s participation in this year’s Eurovision Song Contest in Copenhagen. It has also been announced that this year’s entry will be selected through the “A Dal” (The Song) format. This format was successfully introduced in 2012 and includes  2 national semi-finals and one grand final. Dates are yet to be confirmed. …

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