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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 …

[UPD] Norway plans five-semi showcase in 2020 as MGP expands

The Norwegian national broadcaster NRK is reportedly planning a five-semi showcase of talent from across the Nordic nation for its Melodi Grand Prix in 2020, according to escsverige. The long-running selection format has selected Norway’s entry to the Eurovision Song Contest in every year of the country’s participation except 1991, but few years have seen as vast a selection as …

Oh, Say Can You See the Americans who Participated in Eurovision 2019 and its National Selections?

Happy Independence Day to our American readers, or Happy Traitors’ Day if you are of an English persuasion! Despite the day being a celebration of telling Old Europe where to stick their old order, why not use this day to highlight Americans who participated at Eurovision 2019 in Tel Aviv or in the national selection process? Americans have had almost …

Bigger Than Last: Bottom Placed Eurovision Contestants Who Achieved Greatness

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. Pity poor Michael Rice. The knives were out before he even took the stage at the Grand Final in Tel Aviv and came in last place. The British press burped in full outrage: …

TONIGHT: Eurovision Song Contest 2019

From the end of the contest in Lisbon last year and the build up to Tel Aviv’s selection as a host city, from the first submissions back in September, the first selection in December, all the way through the cold winter months with hundreds of potential entries and on through the preview parties and endless media events, the time has …

Tel Aviv Today (Day 14)

It seems like we just started with the first rehearsals yesterday, but that couldn’t be further from the truth. Today is already the 14th day of Eurovision in Tel Aviv. The Grand Final is tomorrow and on Sunday we will all have to look for something to fill that big void. But what happened today actually? Firstly, after midnight we …

Who do #YOU think will win the Eurovision Song Contest 2019? (Poll)

Following two nail-biting semi-finals and, according to Jon Ola Sand, some incredibly close results, we finally have our 26 runners and riders in this year’s Eurovision Song Contest final. The twenty deserving qualifiers from the semi-finals join Israel and the Big 5 in tomorrow’s big show, but of course only one can win. And that’s where #YOU come in! We …

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: …

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