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MARUV’s “Siren Song” wins Vidbir and will represent Ukraine at Eurovision 2019

After two exciting semi-finals, Ukraine’s Vidbir 2019 has selected MARUV and the song, “Siren Song”,  as its representative for the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest. Sixteen acts competed, from which six were selected for the final, with the winner determined by jury and televotes. The show also featured strong performances from Bilal Hassani (singing the France 2019 entry, “Roi”) and Jamala …

Joci Pápai returns to Eurovision after winning Hungary’s A Dal 2019

Three heats and two semi-finals later, we have our winner of A Dal 2019 – Joci Pápai and the song, “Az én apám”! Thirty acts competed, from which 18 semi-finalists, and ultimately 8 finalists, were selected.  were selected for the final. Unlike the previous shows, the jurors announced their scores at the end of the all performances.  From here, four …

Samanta Tīna and Edgars Kreilis among the four qualifiers from Latvia’s Supernova 2019 Semi-Final 1

  Four acts have progressed from semi-final 1 to the final of Supernova, Latvia’s national selection. These acts are: Samanta Tīna “Cutting the Wire” Edgars Kreilis “Cherry Absinthe” Aivo Oskis “Somebody’s Got My Lover” Laime Pilnīga “Awe” The four acts that did not qualify to the final were: Alekss Silvērs “Fireworks” Elza Rozentāle “You Came on Tiptoe” Kris & Oz …

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 …

France: 18 acts to take part in Destination Eurovision

With the huge success last year, France has opted to go once again with their newly created national final “Destination Eurovision” – all we need to know now is who will be the lucky winner! France has in the recent years turned their luck around into great success, by becoming great fan favorites the last 3 years, as well as …

Reviewing the Reviews: The “Expert” Panel Uncovered!

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. Well the epic marathon of “Expert” Panel reviews has finally come to a close… OR SO YOU THOUGHT!! Never one to let an opportunity to play with numbers pass by, I thought it …

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

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 procedure. …

Eurovision In Concert – View From The Audience

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. Last weekend, over three quarters of this year’s Eurovision acts headed to Amsterdam and the AFAS Live arena for the tenth Eurovision in Concert. I’m sure many of you will have seen their …

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