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Denmark Find True North and Win Eurovision Choir 2019!

As Jury Chairman John Rutter told the assembled choirs, every choir was a winner by virtue of being able to sing among the best choirs in Europe onstage at the Partille Arena, but it was Denmark’s experienced Vocal Line and their contemporary sound that won the title of Eurovision Choir 2019. Jury member Deke Sharon told Vocal Line after their …

Eurovision Choir 2019 Preview: The Ten Nations Competing for Glory in Partille, Sweden

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. Last week ESC United published a basic primer of the 2nd Eurovision Choir contest to be held this Saturday, August 3, 2019, at the Partille Arena in Gothenburg, Sweden. We went over some …

The Cheez-It and Boxed Wine Lovers’ Guide to Eurovision Choir 2019

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. There are two great pieces of news to come out this week to take your minds off terrible news like Trump’s racist “Go Back Home” tweets, the United Kingdom now being led by …

Here are the Ten Qualifiers from Semi-Final 2! (Updated with Grand Final draw)

The votes are in, Eurovision Executive Supervisor Jon Ola Sand has given his blessing and signed off, and we have our ten qualifiers from Semi-Final 2 for the Grand Final on Saturday, May 18, 2019. They are, in order of announcement: North Macedonia: Tamara Todevska – “Proud” The Netherlands: Duncan Laurence – “Arcade” Albania: Jonida Maliqi – “Ktheju Tokes” Sweden: …

TONIGHT: Semi-Final 2 of Eurovision Song Contest 2019

After months of preparation, selection shows, dramatic twists and turns, rehearsals and media events, it’s finally crunch time for eighteen of this year’s participants. Tonight, the Eurovision Song Contest 2019 continues with the second semi-final, live from Tel Aviv! We will be live with the final rehearsal at 15:00 CET before tonight’s live Semi-Final, where we will provide a pre-show, …

Tel Aviv today day 12!

One day after the first semi-final, people were of course still talking about it a lot. Where did it go wrong for some and how did other countries make it over others? Today was also the day of the jury-show for the second semi-final. The day started with a tweet from Jon Ola Sand that got us all talking. Apparently …

Eurovision 2019: Who do #YOU think will qualify from Semi-Final 2? (Poll)

The first full dress rehearsal of the second semi-final has now taken place in Expo Tel Aviv, Israel. With eighteen countries taking part, but only ten spots in the final up for grabs, we now have to start asking the difficult questions. Which ten countries are going to make it to Saturday’s show? Vote in our poll below for who #YOU think will …

ESC United Eurovision 2019 Rehearsals Live Stream – Semi-Final 2 1st Dress Rehearsal

Photo: Thomas Hanses (EBU)   Good afternoon, Tel Aviv. What an exciting night Semi-Final 1 was!  But no rest for us in the press center, on stage, or behind the cameras as we prepare for the first full-length Dress Rehearsal of Semi-Final 2. Today, we will see the first run-through of the show, including the postcards and the interval acts. …

Tel Aviv Today: Monday May 6 (Day Three Roundup)

The day started with many press reports about potential rocket attacks and terrorism at Eurovision due to the past weekend’s barrage of rocket attacks from Gaza and Israel’s retaliatory airstrikes. A ceasefire was agreed this morning, and a sense of normalcy has returned. And none other than ESC United’s founder and editor-in-chief Matt Friedrichs was asked by The Jerusalem Post …

ESC United Eurovision 2019 Rehearsals Live Stream – Day Three

It’s going to be a hot one in Tel Aviv and just in time for Semi-Final 2 rehearsals. Today, the first half of Semi-Final 2 steps on the stage for the first time. #YOU can watch our livestream below: Today’s rehearsals include: ARMENIA – Srbuk – Walking Out IRELAND – Sarah McTernan – 22 LATVIA – Carousel – That Night …

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