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France: Bilal Hassani releases official video of Roi

The winner of Destination Eurovision, Bilal Hassani released the official video of Roi, the entry that he will sing in the final of the Eurovision Song Contest 2019 in Tel Aviv. He won the final on 26 January 2019, with a total of 200 points earning the backing of both the french jury and the french public. The video was directed …

Forum Ranking Game: Albania wins round one!

Over on our forum, the members of our online community have been posting their rankings of the 2019 entries so far, with a new winner decided each week. The first round of Eurovision 2019 has just concluded, and it is Albania that has come out on top in the three-nation face-off. Round One results In a poll where 68 members …

French representative Bilal Hassani files suit in court to stop death threats

According to an interview with La Parisien this morning, Bilal Hassani’s attorney Étienne Deshoulières filed a suit on the Destination Eurovision winner’s behalf this morning for “insults, incitement to hatred and violence and homophobic threats.” The 19-year-old Parisian singer of Moroccan heritage is, unfortunately, no stranger to negative and hateful comments regarding his sexuality, appearance and Islamic family before, though Deshoulières filed …

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: Here are YOUR favourites for Destination Eurovision Semi-Final 2

Tonight’s live show from Paris not only promises to be a spectacle, it also will confirm which of the remaining nine acts in semi-final two will make it to next week’s final show. Four of tonight’s acts will join Chimène Badi, Silvàn Areg, Bilal Hassani and Aysat in the final on January 26th, so who should join them? We asked …

France: Our reviews of the Destination Eurovision entries – Semi-Final 2

France’s second semi-final takes place tonight as the highly anticipated French selection for Eurovision 2019 is back on our screens! Another nine acts will take to the stage live tonight, but which songs are our team most excited about? We sat down and reviewed all of the songs (and snippets where these are the only reference available), and #YOU can …

TONIGHT: Five shows to be held across Europe

We hope you’ve cleared your schedule for the next few weekends, as things are about to get busy across the continent (and beyond), as the nations of Eurovision 2019 begin to pick and choose their entrants for Tel Aviv. Tonight, no less than four countries will hold selection shows, with three of these continuing their journey as one more begins …

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