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Bulgaria will not be going to Copenhagen

The Bulgarian broadcaster just released the following statement: Bulgarian National Television will not take part in Eurovision Song Contest 2014 . Motivated by the desire to promote Bulgarian music and Bulgarian artists, BNT has send participants to the prestigious competition for 9 years. In order to participate, BNT is obliged to pay a licence fee , which has gone up …

Serbia withdrawing due to financial reasons

Serbian broadcaster RTS just announced that Serbia will not be taken part in the Eurovision Song Contest 2014 in Copenhagen, Denmark. After several days of negotiations and discussions, it was decided that due to the financial situation and the lack of sponsorship Serbia would be taking a break from the contest.  This is the first time that the country decided …

Two more countries confirm: Azerbaijan and Armenia

The participation deadline is almost here and two more contries confirmed participation at the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest in Copenhagen, Denmark. The Armenian broadcaster AMPTV confirmed that they will be back next May but did not provide any details on the method on how their entry will be selected. Armenia’s participation does not come as a surprise but they waited …

Pre determined Running order returning in 2014

According to Jan Lagermand Lundme who is in charge of the Eurovision Song Contest 2014 in Copenhagen, the pre determined running order introduced last year will return once again giving the producers the ability to decide the order of performances for all participants in both Semi Finals as well as the Final show. Unlike previous years, the running order was not decided by the drawing …

Slovenia not likely participant?

With only one day left before the EBU’s deadline for broadcasters to announce their participation in the upcoming Contest, some countries seem less likely than others to participate. One of them is, sadly, Slovenia. The Slovene-based (and also Slovene-speaking) website Eurovizija has been publishing rather bleak articles in the past week. One entitled “Black Clouds over Eurovision and the Entertainment Programme …

Kurt Calleja (Malta 2012) releases ‘Love on Mars’

Kurt Calleja – Malta’s 2012 representative for the Eurovision Song Contest has just released his new music video to the song “Love on Mars”. Unlike his Eurovision song ‘This is the night’ which placed 21st in Baku Azerbaijan, “Love on Mars” is an all Maltese composed song written Kurt’s fiend Chris Attard (artist name Chris Denaro). The recently album can …

Sergej Ćetković represents Montenegro

As rumours have already hinted at months ago – and due to his own statements about the possibility of participating at Eurovision – Sergej Cetkovic will be the Montenegrin representative in Copenhagen next May. At a press conference in Podgorica, it was announced that he will be also the author of the song, which will be a love song. “The …

BHRT announces return of Bosnia & Herzegovina to ESC 2014

In an unexpected twist of fortunes, the Bosnian national broadcaster, BHRT, has announced today that they will actually be returning to Europe’s favourite music event next year. In their announcement they’ve stated that the Bosnian withdrawal in 2013 was due to financial reasons, but that the situation is not any better this year. However, the Executive Board of BHRT believes …

ESCunited Exclusive Live: Annet Artani, “You Got What I Need” from New York City!

Annet Artani introduced her new upbeat hit You Got What I Need among other songs at Europhoria this Saturday evening (Nov 16) in New York City. ESCunited readers were the first to watch the live performance. We hope you enjoyed to exclusive live performance! Here is  recap for those who didn’t tune in for the live event: [vsw id=”wTbCZYGQ55Y” source=”youtube” width=”425″ height=”344″ …

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