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Linear or Exponential: Why #YOU should care about the jury changes!

[AdSense-B] 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. Just as we thought we were all set up for this year’s contest (only 15 days until the final guys!!), we find that the EBU has announced another change to the voting …

Lisbon 2018: Updates as the stage nears completion

[AdSense-B] It’s a very exciting moment in the Eurovision sphere of influence, as the dust settles on the pre-parties of Amsterdam, London, Madrid, Tel Aviv, Moscow and Riga and the calm fortnight before the storm stretches out in front of us. How could we possible keep ourselves entertained in this time? Well, we can start to imagine what the contest …

Belarus: Sofi Lapina withdraws from selection amid controversy

Belarus’ selection has taken a dramatic twist today, after an open letter signed by seven of the participants in the selection has ultimately seen one of the participants withdraw their entry! [AdSense-B] The controversy surrounds Alekseev, whose entry “Forever” fails the EBU rule regarding the performance or release of songs before 1st September 2017. Regardless of this, the public broadcaster …

EBU denies rumours of Kazakh debut

The EBU have been forced to make a statement regarding the recent news that Kazakhstan may be set for a 2019 debut in Eurovision, and has suggested that the current rules of membership to the organisation would only allow for associate membership for Channel 31. [AdSense-B] The statement obtained by our friends at esctoday suggests the following; “Channel 31 Kazakhstan …

Kazakhstan: Negotiations to debut in Eurovision 2019

It appears that the prayers of many Eurovision fans longing for another debutant in the contest could be answered very shortly, as it is revealed that the Kazakh broadcaster Channel 31 is in positive talks with the EBU regarding the Eurasian nation’s debut in the contest – and could join Europe’s favourite TV show in 2019. [AdSense-B] The broadcaster, available …

Portugal: More details on Eurovision 2018 revealed next week

Portugal’s national broadcaster RTP, the proud host of Eurovision 2018, are certainly not holding back on preparations for next year’s edition of the competition. The broadcaster has confirmed that more details on what is set to be a special show in 2018 will be revealed next week, on November 7th. [AdSense-B] RTP will hold a Eurovision press conference at 13:30 …

Macedonian participation in jeopardy: MRT blocked by EBU

As has already been reported in Macedonian media, the European Broadcasting Union has put a block on the national broadcaster of (FYR) Macedonia, MRT, from accessing its productions and services. This is as a result of unpaid debts to the corporation which, if left unpaid, would result in Macedonia being blocked from participating at the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest. [AdSense-B] …

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