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Tel Aviv Today: Tuesday May 7 (Day Four Roundup)

Anna Odobescu, girl, Mika Newton don’t much care for you right now. We started Day Four with Newton, who entered Eurovision 2011 for Ukraine with “Angel,” taking to social media with a particularly shady Instagram story criticizing Moldova’s entrant at Eurovision 2019 after their Day Three rehearsal revealed Odobescu’s “Stay” utilized the exact same sand artist for their visuals, Kseniya …

The “Expert” Panel reviews Albania: Jonida Maliqi – Ktheju tokës | (Eurovision 2019)

It’s back! The (in)famous ESC United “Expert” Panel is returning once again! While we don’t claim to be professionally qualified to judge anything, we certainly have strong opinions, so our staff and editors got together to review all 41 of the songs taking part in the Eurovision Song Contest 2019 which will take place in Tel Aviv, Israel this May.  …

Albania Calling: Jonida Maliqi’s revamp of “Ktheju tokës” appears online

As you may recall, Jonida Maliqi won Festivali i Këngës 57 back in December with her song “Ktheju tokës”, becoming the first official song of the Eurovision Song Contest for 2019. In annual tradition for Albania, the entry underwent the dreaded revamp process, which in the past has resulted in mixed reaction. Today, following the reveal of the last Eurovision entry …

The ESCUnited Team celebrates #100DaysToEurovision

As of today, we are officially 100 days away from the Grand Final for the 64th edition of the contest, and in order to celebrate, the official Eurovision channel has issued a call to celebrate the occasion. The contest has been hosted by 26 different countries in it’s long history, and will be returning to Israel for the 3rd time …

Albania: How does “Ktheju tokës” compare to previous entries? Vote now

On Saturday, Albania became the first country in the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest to select their song in a national selection, as Festivali i Këngës concluded. It was Jonida Maliqi’s “Ktheju tokës” which won out in the end, and the 36 year old performer from Tirana will fly to Tel Aviv in May to defend the Balkan nation’s honour at …

Albania: Jonida Maliqi chosen for Tel Aviv!

Following tonight’s Festivali i Këngës final, we have our first song of the 2019 season – it’s Jonida Maliqi with “Ktheju tokës”! In a marathon final where all fourteen finalists performed their songs again, including two second performances from Marko Strazimiri & Imbro and Eranda Libohova after technical issues during their first, the singer was chosen by the assembled jury …

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