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Portugal’s Eurovision 1967 representative Eduardo Nascimento passes away at age 76

Eduardo Nascimento, Portugal’s representative at Eurovision 1967 with “O Vento Mudou” (“The Wind has Changed”), passed away last week in Lisbon at the age of 76. The Angolan born singer was the first black male artist to perform at Eurovision, one year after Surinamese singer Milly Scott became the first black female artist to perform at Eurovision 1966 for The …

Junior Eurovision 2019 Reviews: Portugal

All opinions expressed in this article are those of the person quoted and do not necessarily represent the opinions of the other team members or ESC United as a whole. It’s 7 days to go until Junior Eurovision 2019, and we are counting down the 19 nations who are participating in Gliwice-Silesia on Sunday, November 24, 2019. Every day we …

A few words: Ranking the Eurovision winner speeches in the 2010s

Before the article, a disclaimer – the below editorial is tongue-in-cheek and written from the personal opinion of the author, and does not necessarily represent the views of ESC United as an outlet, its contributors or anyone associated with Eurovision. So, you’ve just won the Eurovision Song Contest. Congratulations! Obviously, the above can only come true for one act in …

POLL: Who do #YOU want to win Junior Eurovision 2019?

With just over a week to go, the excitement for this year’s Junior Eurovision Song Contest is hotting up! Nineteen countries will take to the stage in Gliwice, Poland, with one act set to follow in Roksana Wegiel’s footsteps and be crowned as the Junior Eurovision champion! But which country do #YOU think should win the contest? Vote in our …

State of the Junior Eurovision 2019 race: Who’s winning online?

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 is a major televote difference between Eurovision and its Junior Eurovision counterpart, and it is a difference that makes predicting the televote winner a little more intriguing and more open to speculation. …

Junior Eurovision 2019 Roundup: Official Videos for Albania, Poland, Portugal and Wales Released!

In addition to the reveal of Kazakhstan’s official video and song title, four other countries revealed their official videos for their Junior Eurovision 2019 entries: Albania, Poland, Portugal, and Wales. In two instances (Poland and Wales) we had already heard national selection performances, and in the other, we already knew the song title and composer details and overall theme of …

#YOUrovision 2019 – The results (45-41)

It’s time to continue our countdown of the top 50 national final entries from 2019, as voted for by #YOU, our faithful viewers and readers! Time to see who finished between 45th and 41st place… 45 🇫🇷 Chimène Badi – Là-haut The first of a number of entries from France’s Destination Eurovision, La-haut impressed with its stomping powerful pop sound, …

Portugal: Joana Almeida to perform “Vem Comigo” at Junior Eurovision 2019

Rádio e Televisão de Portugal (RTP) announced earlier today that 10-year-old Joana Almeida will represent Portugal at Junior Eurovision 2019 in Gliwice-Silesia, Poland. And in a sign that RTP is making an aggressive move to reverse Portugal’s fortunes at the contest, Almeida’s song, “Vem Comigo” (Come with me), is written and produced by João Pedro Coimbra, a famed drummer and …

Final Junior Eurovision 2019 Lineup Announced by EBU!

[AdSense-B] With Polish public broadcaster Telewizja Polska (TVP) formally, though expectedly, inviting Kazakhstan, the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) has finalized and announced the nineteen countries that will participate at Junior Eurovision 2019 in Gliwice, Poland on Sunday, November 24, 2019. EBU’s Executive Supervisor of Eurovision Jon Ola Sand said in a statement, “We are delighted to welcome talented young performers …

Bigger Than Last: Bottom Placed Eurovision Contestants Who Achieved Greatness

[AdSense-B] 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 …

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