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ESC United Eurovision 2019 Rehearsals Live Stream – Day Four

Photo: Thomas Hanses (EBU) Rehearsals for Semi-Final 2 wrap up today. Today, the second half of Semi-Final 2 steps on the stage for the first time. #YOU can watch our livestream below: Today’s rehearsals include: CROATIA – Roko – The Dream MALTA – Michaela – Chameleon LITHUANIA – Jurij Veklenko – Run with the Lions RUSSIA – Sergey Lazarev – …

Who are the juries for Eurovision 2019?

The EBU have revealed the list of juries that each country have put forward to give their points in Tel Aviv. This is of course a big deal, since 50% of the score is given by these exact same jury members. Time to do some digging and give you the facts about this year’s judges! There are a lot of …

The “Expert” Panel reviews Russia: Sergey Lazarev – Scream | (Eurovision 2019)

It’s back! The (in)famous ESC United “Expert” Panel is returning once again! While we don’t claim to be professionally qualified to judge anything, we certainly have strong opinions, so our staff and editors got together to review all 41 of the songs taking part in the Eurovision Song Contest 2019 which will take place in Tel Aviv, Israel this May.  …

Not All Who Wander Are Lost – A Kazakh icon tries out for Eurovision 2005

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. With talk of Kazakhstan potentially competing at Eurovision in the not-too-distant future after a debut appearance at the Junior version and awaiting word on a second attempt there, we go back to the …

Russia: Sergey Lazarev’s “Scream” has been released!

After months of speculation and hype, Russia have finally released their song for Eurovision 2019. The much hyped Sergey Lazarev will sing the song “Scream” on the stage in Tel Aviv in May. Sergey has taken part in Eurovision before representing Russia in the 2016 edition where he finsihed third with the song “You Are The Only One”, and since …

Russia: Sergey Lazarev Is Coming Back!

Three years after he brought Russia to the top 3 with “You Are The Only One,” eurovision.tv has announced that Sergey Lazarev is returning to Eurovision! Months of speculation about which road Russia would take after their first NQ since the regular introduction of semifinals have ended with one of the most successful and well-known artists in their Eurovision history. …

Russia: Sergey Lazarev rumours intensify ahead of announcement

Rumours in Russia suggesting that Sergey Lazarev could be chosen to represent the Eurasian nation in Tel Aviv have intensified after eagle-eyed Russian fans noticed his name in TV listings for this week. The Russian artist is expected to be presented to the public on Saturday 9th February during the show “Hello Andrey!”, hosted by Andrey Malakhov. The original listing …

Do Semis Really Matter? – The Importance of a Good Semi Result

This editorial is written from the opinion of the author and does not represent the views of the other editors, the EBU or escYOUnited as a whole. It occurred to me last week, during the results live stream after the second semi-final of Destination Eurovision, that the debate had centred on which of the two semi-final winners would be the …

Russia: Is Sergey Lazarev poised for a Eurovision return?

Before we go into this article, we must stress that these are only rumours at the moment, but we can understand why Russian Eurovision fans are getting excited – Sergey Lazarev has been teasing the reveal of some big news on December 7th (that’s tomorrow)! The Russian performer, who represented Russia in Stockholm with “You Are The Only One” and …

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