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Finland: Two more finalists chosen

Congratulations to Krista Siegfridsi and Arion, both of these acts will move on to the Final Stage of the competition to become the next Finnish representative. This was the second qualification round so while these two are directly qualified, three of the other acts are also still in the running.   Krista Siegfridsi – Marry Me [vsw id=”lV5VOdBX2ns” source=”youtube” width=”300″ …

Interview with Danne Attlerud, Swedish composer

      Danne Attlerud has composed numerous songs that have competed in the Swedish Melodifestivalen and Eurovision Song Contest including the 2004 Norwegian entry “High”.  Danne is also a co-composer of Kevin Borg’s entry in this year’s Maltese National Selection, “Needing You”.  ESC UNITED had the opportunity to interview him to learn more.   ESC UNITED: Hello Danne.  You …

Results for The 2012 World Peace Contest Released Next Week

    Although Eurovision fans have to wait every May for the Eurovision Song Contest to take place, there are many other opportunities for fans to discover new international music.  One such opportunity is the 17th WORLD PEACE SONG FESTIVAL, whose results for the 2012 contest will be released next week.   This year’s edition is being “hosted” by OGAE ITALY. …

Become a ESCUNTED Journalist – Eurovision in Concert 2013 (Amsterdam, Netherlands)

  ESCUNITED has a possible opportunity for one or two people who want to go to the EUROVISION party in AMSTERDAM. People who want to attend and want press accreditation for the event, should contact us at ESCUNITED and we will select those who can cover the event on our behalf. So if you want to meet the particpating acts …

France & Armenia reveal their artists

    Two big announcements in one day: Both France and Armenia officially revealed their representatives. Armenia decided to send Gor Sujyan, a famous rock singer after some back and forth between Internal Selection and National Final announcements. We are happy to welcome Gor back to the Eurovision Stage, he previously was a backup singer for Eva Rivas who represented …

ESCUNITED is going to Malmo!!!!!!!!!!!!!

It is official: ESCUNITED is going to be in Malmo, Sweden. The merger of OGAE World and ESCFORUMS is off to a great start; three individuals have just received their press accreditation and will be reporting live from Malmo starting May 4th until May 19th. This is a big honor and it’s only appropriate to give a big THANK YOU …

When the music dies: Disqualified and rejected songs of the Eurovision Song Contest (Part 2)

Many countries elect to utilize a national final to determine which artist(s) and which song will represent them at the Eurovision Song Contest.  However, like so many things with Eurovision, you never know what’s going to happen, and in some cases, the song that is originally chosen can change.  This is the second of two articles that will explore songs …

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