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Welcome to our news aggregator. Here you will find all the latest news and information from the official channel as well as many of the fan media outlets who report on the contest throughout the year.


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ESC Insight

  • newJunior Eurovision’s 2020 Running Order, And Why It Barely Matters
    The Junior Eurovision Opening Ceremony has taken place and now we have a running order. 2020 is a year like no other and Ben Robertson reasons that our running order for this competition has never mattered so little before. Let him explain why.The p…

    9 hours ago 23 Nov 20, 11:30pm
  • Eurovision Insight Podcast: Eurovision Again 1990
    The rules! The National Final stories! The state of pop! Join Ewan and Ellie in out companion podcast to Eurovision Again's trip to Zagreb 1990.The post Eurovision Insight Podcast: Eurovision Again 1990 appeared first on ESC Insight - Home of the Un…

    3 days ago 21 Nov 20, 7:55pm
  • Eurovision Insight Podcast: New Rules And New Tunes
    Song back-ups, the return of last year’s Semi Final draw, and the upcoming Junior Eurovision Song Contest. Catch up with the world of the Song Contest in the latest Insight News podcast.The post Eurovision Insight Podcast: New Rules And New Tunes…

    4 days ago 20 Nov 20, 3:55pm
  • Eurovision’s Sensible Semi Final Draw Decision
    With the EBU’s announcement that the Semi Final Allocation Draw from 2020 will be carried forward unchanged into Rotterdam 2021, Samantha Ross takes a look at how this unusual step will benefit organisers, delegations, and fans alike.The post Euro…

    5 days ago 18 Nov 20, 9:21pm
  • Eurovision Newsletter: Exploring The Options For Rotterdam 2021
    John Lucas looks at the current options under consideration for the running of the Eurovision Song Contest in 2021, as well as keeping you up to date with the Eurovision news in our latest email newsletter.The post Eurovision Newsletter: Exploring T…

    7 days ago 17 Nov 20, 11:37am
  • Eurovision Insight Podcast: Who’s Confirmed For Rotterdam?
    The entry lists are confirmed, some familiar names pop up in Sweden, and your Semi Final favourites will get their Eurovision Again moment. Ewan Spence rounds up the latest from the Song Contest in the latest Insight News podcast.The post Eurovision…

    18 days ago 6 Nov 20, 3:40pm
  • Forget The Rules, Eurovision Cannot Bring Back The 2020 Songs
    While the rules of the Eurovision Song Contest state that the songs entered for 2020 cannot return in 2021, given the changing times we live in, should the EBU think again? Luke Fisher explains why this goes against the ideals of the EBU and Eurovisi…

    29 days ago 26 Oct 20, 6:30pm
  • Eurovision Insight Podcast: Think Again About Things
    Iceland's RUV cheers everyone up, we might be getting more votes at Junior Eurovision, and a victory for Anna Bergendahl. All that and more in the latest Insight News Podcast.The post Eurovision Insight Podcast: Think Again About Things appeared fir…

    32 days ago 23 Oct 20, 3:26pm

Eurovoix

ESC Daily

  • newJunior Eurovision 2020 running order: Germany opens, France closes the show
    The running order for the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2020 has been announced, after the official opening ceremony on Monday. Debuting country Germany will open the show, and France will close as twelth and final country on Saturday. Host country…

    15 hours ago 23 Nov 20, 5:37pm
  • Mandatory pre-recorded live performances as a back-up for Eurovision 2021
    To make sure the Eurovision Song Contest 2021 will happen, no matter the situation regarding COVID-19 in the world, the EBU has released an additional rule for the upcoming contest. All participating countries need to submit a pre-recorded live perfo…

    6 days ago 18 Nov 20, 3:30pm
  • Eurovision 2021 has the same semi final line-up as in 2020
    With the same 41 countries that would have sung in Rotterdam last May participating again in 2021, the Reference Group of the Eurovision Song Contest has agreed to not to proceed with a new Allocation Draw in January. That means all the countries dra…

    7 days ago 17 Nov 20, 3:14pm
  • A lot of familiar faces take part in Eesti Laul 2021
    As promised, Uku Suviste is back to take part at Eesti Laul 2021. The winner of 2020 is facing tough competition, with four other former winners or Eurovision participants. National broadcaster ERR announced the 24 artists that will take part in thei…

    12 days ago 12 Nov 20, 7:51pm
  • 2000 and Whatever – Sweden
    We may not get to see our 2020 favourites take to the stage, but that doesn’t mean we can’t reminisce on our Eurovision favourites. This series is aimed to discover the team’s favourite entries from the 21st century, from 2001 to 2019. In colla…

    16 days ago 8 Nov 20, 1:16pm
  • Broadcasters decide on Eurovision 2021 participants (complete overview)
    Now that the 2020 Eurovision Song Contest has been cancelled, participating broadcasters face a difficult decision. Will they maintain their artist? Or will they take the opportunity to select a new participant for Eurovision 2021? One thing is clear…

    35 days ago 20 Oct 20, 7:05am
  • 2000 and Whatever – Spain
    We may not get to see our 2020 favourites take to the stage, but that doesn’t mean we can’t reminisce on our Eurovision favourites. This series is aimed to discover the team’s favourite entries from the 21st century, from 2001 to 2019. In colla…

    37 days ago 18 Oct 20, 7:12am
  • Melodifestivalen goes ahead in 2021 without a tour
    Earlier this evening, SVT announced their plans for Melodifestivalen 2021. Sweden’s national selection will continue but will be broadcast entirely from Stockholm. Due to the ongoing pandemic, SVT has decided the semi-finals, Second Chance round an…

    49 days ago 5 Oct 20, 9:22pm

On Europe

  • newOnEurope Video Vault – Episode 16 – High on a hill with a lonely goatherd?
    In this episode Phil wonders if the hills are alive with the sound of music and doubts what he thinks "music" is.....The post OnEurope Video Vault - Episode 16 - High on a hill with a lonely goatherd? first appeared on OnEurope.

    16 hours ago 23 Nov 20, 4:17pm
  • So, Phil, What about the other half of the JESC songs
    Well it's a good job you asked there mr invisible internet person because, as luck would have it, I was invited to speak with Eurovision Ireland's celebrity squares panel to give some more opinions : .... and yes it *is* a boxed christmas tree in my…

    2 days ago 22 Nov 20, 7:25pm
  • 22 November – There’s only a fog between you and me
    We often get massive stars taking part in our favourite TV show. They may not be household names worldwide, but it doesn't mean they're not respected in their sphere. Today's birthday girl Paloma Cecilia San Basilio Martínez is a legend among Latin…

    2 days ago 22 Nov 20, 4:00pm
  • 21 November – did you wake up to give me some of your glory
    Hold onto your hats, as we have another Swedish birthday today. Hats is an apt word, as today's clip shows someone wearing a hat. Inside. How very daring. Today's birthday girl Marie Bergman never actually participated as a soloist, but she was a wel…

    3 days ago 21 Nov 20, 4:00pm
  • 19 November – Sure love not to be hurt, we were born to live on this Earth
    Our friends in Malta are now firmly in the Eurovision family. It wasn't always so. After a few goes in the 1970s, they had a few years out and made a fresh start in the 1990s. It may seem odd that Malta struggled, but today's birthday boy Renato (né…

    5 days ago 19 Nov 20, 4:00pm
  • 18 November – We have to come out of the shadows of intrigues and words
    Our friends at the EBU encourage as many countries as possible to take part in our favourite TV show. Some decide against it, either due to funding or lack of interest by the broadcaster. Us diehard fans would love to see some of them back. Slovakia…

    6 days ago 18 Nov 20, 4:00pm

ESC Today

Eurovision Times

  • Albania: FiK 59 Songs Released
    Albania – After revealing the list of this year’s 26 entrants for FIK 59, RTSH, the national broadcaster, has now published the songs as well. Festivali i Këngës will be used once again to select Albania’s entrant for Rotterdam 2021. The 59th…

    8 days ago 16 Nov 20, 4:31pm
  • Iceland: It’s Daði Freyr to Rotterdam (again)!
    Iceland – RÚV, the national broadcaster has revealed that Daði Freyr was internally selected to represent Iceland in Eurovision 2021. He announced that he’ll take part with his group, Gagnamagnið. Last year, Daði og Gagnamagnið won Söngvake…

    31 days ago 23 Oct 20, 9:33pm
  • Eurovision 2021 is Go!
    Eurovision Song Contest 2021 – It was announced today that as promised, Eurovision will return in 2021. Officials have been working on 4 scenarios to ensure that the Contest goes ahead despite Covid-19 and a new winner will be crowned on Saturday 2…

    67 days ago 18 Sep 20, 12:14pm
  • ETSC 14: Discover the Winner!
    ETSC – Every year, the summer is the calm after the storm so it’s the perfect time to resume the highly anticipated the Eurovision Times Song Contest! Each one of you can represent an European country and get to send a song and then vote in a fak…

    91 days ago 24 Aug 20, 11:40pm

ESCxtra

  • new🇷🇸 Hurricane to represent Serbia at Eurovision 2021
    The trio were supposed to represent the balkan nation in Rotterdam in 2020 after winning the national final “Beovizija 2020” with the song “Hasta La Vista”. Unfortunately due to the Covid_19 pandemic it forsed the EBU to cancel the contest. N…

    10 hours ago 23 Nov 20, 10:31pm
  • new🇵🇱 JESC countdown: how is Roksana Węgiel enjoying her life these days?
    We are approaching the end of this article series as we arrived to the winner of Junior Eurovision 2018. Finally, Poland managed to win a Eurovision related event. Roksana Węgiel made her country proud with “Anyone I Want To Be”. Throwback to Ju…

    13 hours ago 23 Nov 20, 7:24pm
  • new🇵🇱 Watch Viki Gabor perform ‘Move The World’
    The Junior Eurovision 2020 Common Song ‘Move The World’ has been shown for the first time. During the Opening Ceremony, Viki Gabor was invited to perform the song. Every year organisers of the Junior Eurovision Cong Contest present their ‘Commo…

    14 hours ago 23 Nov 20, 6:23pm
  • newRunning Order for Junior Eurovision 2020 revealed
    After today’s Opening Ceremony for the 2020 Junior Eurovision Song Contest, the running order has been revealed for Sunday’s show. During the opening ceremony, the position for the host country (Poland) and the countries opening and closing the s…

    16 hours ago 23 Nov 20, 4:30pm

Eurovision Quick Links

  • Malta 1996‘In A Woman’s Heart’, performed by...
    Malta 1996‘In A Woman’s Heart’, performed by Miriam Christine.Composition: Paul Abela.Lyrics: Alfred C. Sant.It’s quite clearly a product of the nineties. It’s a very safe implementation of R&B that takes no risks. And because of that I fin…

    26 Sep 18, 11:24am
  • Bulgaria 2021 - Victoria - Ugly Cry

    Bulgaria 2021 - Victoria - Ugly Cry

    (Click here if you're viewing on an Apple device that doesn't want to play the game…)One of our biggest disappointments last year was that the continent didn't get to see the full splendour of Victoria's Tears Getting Sober, which, despite being a…

    4 days ago 20 Nov 20, 3:52pm
  • Schlagertastic 1980s: Number 45!!!

    Schlagertastic 1980s: Number 45!!!

    No.45: "Go" - Scott Fitzgerald (United Kingdom, 1988)To be honest, back in 1988 the teenage Schlagerboys were oblivious to the majesty of the United Kingdom entry; at the time we were distracted by Denmark. However, twenty eight years later we can o…

    16 Sep 16, 6:48pm
  • Tobson's result: ESC 2020, the final

    Tobson's result: ESC 2020, the final

    Today the sky is crying over Helsinki. If it is because we won't have any Eurovision this year and never find out whether Aksel would have made it to the final or not (or just because May has been more April than April ever was), is probably best lef…

    16 May 20, 2:06pm
  • Türk Müziğinin Acı Kaybı: Timur Selçuk
    1998 yılında Kültür Bakanlığı’nca verilen Devlet Sanatçısı unvanını alan ünlü yorumcu, piyanist, besteci ve orkestra şefi Timur Selçuk 74 yaşında hayatını kaybetti. “İşçi sınıfına selam”, “1 Mayıs Marşı”, “Ner…

    18 days ago 6 Nov 20, 11:28am

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