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Sweden: Voting figures revealed, drama in fourth semi-final

[AdSense-B] While the national selection season may have drawn to a close, it seems that the drama never stops at Melodifestivalen! This year, I guess everyone agrees that SVT offered some great excitement, but what were the true results of the competition? We finally know how the semi-finals panned out, so read on for the big reveal! The full results  …

Poland: Who should win Krajowe Eliminacje? Vote in the poll!

[AdSense-B] Poland will hold their annual Krajowe Eliminacje tonight, and in a few short hours we will have the name of the Polish participant for Lisbon! Ten acts will be fighting to represent Poland in the competition, with some bigger favourites in the selection. Can Poland put themselves in the higher reaches of the scoreboard in Lisbon? We will have …

Lithuania: Last chance to choose two wildcards

[AdSense-B] Lithuania’s national selection Eurovizijos Atranka certainly lives up to its title with fifty songs in the whole selection and with this weekend’s first semi-final set to be the seventh show of the competition. No surprise then that the Lithuanian broadcaster LRT has seen fit to allow two of the eliminated entries to join the 12 remaining participants in the …

Latvia: Markus Riva qualifies following ‘technical failure’

[AdSense-B] In a surprising turn of events, an extra song has qualified to Latvia’s Supernova final, after it was confirmed that there was a technical failure in the counting of the votes! Latvia’s national broadcaster LTV has been forced to make the admission that it should have been Markus Riva with “This Time” who qualified for the Supernova final in …

Latvia: Songs released for Supernova 2018

As one of the fastest rising selection shows in the national final hierarchy, Supernova has transformed the fortunes of constant strugglers Latvia since its inception in 2015. Aminata and Justs both brought Latvia back to the Eurovision final with the former finishing 6th, although last year’s winner Triana Park could not manage the same feat, coming last in the semi-final. …

Four more jury member changes for Eurovision 2017

[AdSense-B] We reported yesterday evening that Per Sundnes had been replaced on the Norwegian jury after he had slammed the Irish entry in a Norwegian programme, with both countries set to compete and vote in the second semi-final. Now, the EBU has confirmed that four more juries have had a change in membership, although for what reasons remains unclear. The …

Voting presentation set to see more changes?

It seems that EBU and SVT are making even MORE changes to the voting presentation of this year’s contest, with eurovision.de and multiple fan outlets reporting that only the Top 10 countries in the international televoting will actually have their points read out. The German Eurovision portal reports that the countries who finished 11th to 26th in the televoting results …

San Marino RTV: “EBU, new rules but old behaviour. This is unacceptable”

As we previously reported, the EBU has announced a change in the voting system for the upcoming Eurovision Song Contest 2016 in Stockholm. Both the juries and the televote will have their own set of votes, in lieu of one combined score. ESC United received communication from the team in charge of the San Marino team voicing their displeasure and …

Podcast: Dissecting the new Eurovision Voting System

The news about the change in the Eurovison voting system has hit the Eurovision community big time. It’s the biggest change in over forty years and it’ll take us some time to get used to the new scoreboard. We listened to your responses and shared them with the world. There are some really great comments as well as fantastic constructive …

Podcast: Swedish Broadcaster SVT picks host and wants to change the show

We are back with another edition of the ESC  Know-It-Alls Podcast discussing the latest and greatest news, developments and general Eurovision related info. Today’s panel includes Matt (ESC United Editor-in-Chief), Jake (ESC United Editor) and Sadie (ESC United Editor).   Today’s topics: Petra Mede and Mans Zelmerlow to host Eurovision 2016 Nika Kocharov & Young Georgian Lolitaz to represent Georgia …

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