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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 …

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 Denmark: Leonora – Love Is Forever | (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.  …

The “Expert” Panel reviews Sweden: John Lundvik – Too Late For Love | (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.  …

Sweden: John Lundvik wins Melodifestivalen 2019!

It’s was the very last national final of this season, and when you’re reading this… well, then it’s all over for this year. Sweden kept with their long running national selection, Melodifestivalen. Melodifestivalen 2019! It’s the most famous and most followed national final every year, once again Sweden showed Europe how to host a spectacular show. We started with 28 …

Sweden: John Lundvik is your favourite to win Melodifestivalen 2019!

We asked #YOU to decide which act should win tonight’s Melodifestivalen final, and we have your result – it’s John Lundvik! John gained 34% of the voting for his track “Too Late For Love”, beating Wiktoria’s “Not With Me” on 23% and Jon Henrik Fjällgren’s “Norrsken (Goeksegh)” on 17% – the favourite of our editors and staff. There isn’t too …

Sweden: Our reviews of the Melodifestivalen finalists

The opinions expressed in this article are those of the individual authors and do not necessarily represent our other authors, #escYOUnited as a whole or the EBU. So with that, the national final season draws to a close. And what better way to tie everything up into a neat package than with the twelve finalists of Melodifestivalen 2019? For one …

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