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Eurovision Cheating Scandal Intensifies: What Must Be Done

Just when you thought things were starting to die down, the Eurovision Song Contest vote rigging controversy saga adds another piece of anonymously sourced information to an already long list of allegations. Torbjörn Wester of Swedish news organization Skånska Dagbladet reported Sunday on an undisclosed source from a national delegation at the 2013 contest who revealed new information about the cheating …

Malmö benefits from Eurovision tourism boost

A new report commisioned by Malmö’s tourist board says that Malmö enjoyed $161 million all-in value because of Eurovision, with 31,000 people visiting the city during the week. The report also stated that a huge 48,100 tickets were sold for all the events for Eurovision at the Malmö Arena, a venue with a capacity of only 15,000. The 80% of …

Humperdinck chosen over Hurts for UK 2012

Pop singing duo Hurts have recently confirmed that Engelbert Humperdinck was chosen above them to represent the UK at Eurovision in Baku. The BBC may have done well to keep this quiet, oh, they have. That’s not a surprise, as the Hump’s painfully slow, and, for some, downright awful ballad went down extremely poorly in Europe, coming second to last. The synth-pop …

Moje 3 (Serbia) win Barbara Dex award

Every year the fans are given the opportunity to vote for the worst outfit and in 2013 Moje 3 from Serbia won the event by a landslide. The moment they appeared onstage during the rehearsals it became clear that they were big contenders for the award and nobody was able to beat them in that category. 2747 votes were cast …

The Eurovision Voting Drama

While most fans & delegations are approving of the winning song, there seems to be a lot of uproar and confusion by the media, fans & politicians over the voting of the Eurovision Song Contest 2013. It seems every day there is something else happening so if you’re one of those that is confused about what’s going on, here is …

Poll: How did you like Sweden as the host?

[yop_poll id=”17″] The Eurovision Song Contest 2013 is over and we obviously have a winner. Now it’s time to look back and reflect on what went down and how you liked the contest. One of the first things that comes to mind is the hosting. SVT, the Swedish Broadcaster in charge of hosting the 2013 contest, made a lot of …

FINAL SHOW: Readers and Staff Predictions

The big night has arrived and in a few hours we will know who won the Eurovision Song Contest 2013 and (most likely) going to host next year’s contest. The ESC United team attended all rehearsals including the juries show, talked to several betting odd experts, members of the press and based on their feedback came up with a ranking …

Interviews – Day 4 Rehearsals

ESC United talked to the acts that had their first rehearsals today. They will be performing in the second half of Semi Final 2 at the Eurovision Song Contest in Malmo, Sweden. The Semi Final will take place exactly next Thursday so let’s get to know them a little better. Unfortunately we were unable to get you the Georgia interview …

Rehearsals – Day 3 Interviews

ESC United talked to the acts that had their first rehearsals today. They will be performing in the first half of Semi Final 2 at the Eurovision Song Contest in Malmo, Sweden. The Semi Final will take place exactly next Thursday so let’s get to know them a little better. Unfortunately we were unable to talk to Valentina from San …

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