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Eurovision in Concert: 28 acts prepare for Amsterdam event!

The first major preview event of the Eurovision 2019 calendar gets underway this weekend, as the annual Eurovision in Concert is held in Amsterdam! No less than 28 participants in the Eurovision Song Contest 2019 are getting ready to hit the stage of AFAS Live this Saturday for the 11th edition of Eurovision in Concert. They are; 🇦🇱 Jonida Maliqi …

Forum Ranking Game: Italy remains on top with all 41 entries taking part

Another week, another seven days to digest this year’s crop of Eurovision hopefuls… but who is on top in this week’s forum poll? With all 41 entries now eligible in our forum ranking game, Italy’s Mahmood remains on top with his entry “Soldi”, amassing 599 points from our voters! The Italian song has now topped the poll in each week …

Poll Results: Duncan Laurence from the Netherlands is your favourite in Semi-Final 2!

Over the last few weeks, the #escYOUnited readers and followers were given the opportunity to vote for their favorites songs in the Eurovision Song Contest 2019. Today, it’s finally time to see how #YOU voted for the semi-final two participants! The second semi, which will take place on Thursday, May 16th 2019 in Tel Aviv, Israel, will feature 18 countries …

Luca Hänni’s 2019 Song Has Officially Been Released!

First San Marino, now Switzerland has announced their 2019 Eurovision entry. Luca Hänni was confirmed to be the Swiss artist when a live premiere was posted to the Eurovision YouTube channel for the Swiss song, also announcing that the song title would be She Got Me. Luca rose to fame in 2012 when he won season 9 of Deutschland sucht den …

Remembering the Eurovision stars we lost in 2018

As 2018 comes to a close, we remember and honor Eurovision stars who passed away this year. Stars whose participation and performances provided so much joy to Eurovision fans at the contest and beyond. Lys Assia In 2018, we lost the First Lady of Eurovision herself, Lys Assia. Born Rosa Mina Scharer in 1924, Assia started off as a dancer …

Switzerland: 5 song shortlist decided for Eurovision 2019 entry

After a relatively quiet week on the Eurovision news front today we have had an update from Switzerland. Today their German-Swiss broadcaster SRF announced that they had narrowed down all of the 420 songs received to a shortlist of just five. This was done by a set of juries made up of a 100 person audience panel and a 20 …

Switzerland: 2019 slowly kicking off

As all the small pieces are slowly coming into place considering the Eurovision Song Contest 2019, then the public broadcasters around Europe are busy planning and selecting their singers. Among them is Switzerland who have confirmed more details of their selection process. Switzerland announced earlier this year, that the “Die Entscheidungsshow” will not be held in 2019. The artist who …

Netherlands: Eurovision in Concert next weekend! Final list presented

This Saturday, the biggest Eurovision Song Contest pre-party will kick off! It has now been confirmed that 32 participants will be travelling to Amsterdam to meet journalists and press and entertain the fans during the concert! The concert, which this year will be celebrating its tenth year anniversary, will be held for the first time at the larger AFAS Arena …

Lys Assia, Eurovision’s first winner, dies aged 94

It’s the news that many Eurofans had expected in recent years, but it certainly doesn’t make it any easier to process; Lys Assia, the first ever winner of the Eurovision Song Contest, has sadly passed away at the age of 94. A history maker from the beginning, the Swiss performer carried home the first trophy of the contest’s history back …

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