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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

  • newEurovision Insight Podcast: Digital Quartets: COVID-19 And Eurovision’s Digital Engagement
    Fin Ross Russell takes an in-depth retrospective on COVID’s effects on digital engagement around the Eurovision Song Contest during 2020 in our latest ESC Insight documentary podcast.The post Eurovision Insight Podcast: Digital Quartets: COVID-19…

    19 hours ago 28 Sep 20, 5:21pm
  • Eurovision Insight Podcast: Four Scenarios And A Melfest Name
    Four scenarios for Eurovision 2021, everyone wants to be seen in Cyprus, and our first new name of the season. Ewan Spence and the ESC Insight team bring you the news from the world of the Contest.The post Eurovision Insight Podcast: Four Scenarios…

    4 days ago 25 Sep 20, 11:15am
  • When Things Go Wrong At The Eurovision Song Contest
    With the confirmation of various options to put on Rotterdam 2021 in mind, Ewan Spence looks at the history of 'backup options' throughout the history of the Eurovision Song Contest.The post When Things Go Wrong At The Eurovision Song Contest appear…

    6 days ago 23 Sep 20, 11:32am
  • Eurovision Insight Podcast: Eurovision Again 2005
    A companion podcast to Eurovision Again's trip to Kyiv 2005. Join us as we go over the new rules, National Final gems, the State Of Pop, and more. With Ewan Spence, Ellie Chalkley, and Steven Stewart.The post Eurovision Insight Podcast: Eurovision A…

    10 days ago 19 Sep 20, 7:05pm
  • Thirteen Songs in Thirteen Studios: How Junior Eurovision Survives
    Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2020 will involve the thirteen delegations performing in their home nation. Ben Robertson explains why this is not only a fair decision to make, but also how it is a much needed roadmap…

    20 days ago 9 Sep 20, 1:29pm
  • Eurovision Insight Podcast: We’ve Got Ourselves Two Contests
    The new Eurovision season is here, Junior Eurovision shows us the way, and the annual mention of Steps is already here. Join Ewan Spence and the ESC Insight team in the latest Insight News podcast.The post Eurovision Insight Podcast: We’ve Got Our…

    21 days ago 8 Sep 20, 7:00pm
  • Eurovision Insight Podcast: Eurovision Castaways with Heidi Stephens
    The Guardian's Eurovision liveblogger Heidi Stephens joins Ellie Chalkley at the Île de Bezençon customs desk, in our latest 'Eurovision Castaways' podcast.The post Eurovision Insight Podcast: Eurovision Castaways with Heidi Stephens appeared firs…

    28 days ago 1 Sep 20, 9:00am
  • Eurovision Insight Podcast: The Summer Before September
    Dates and rules for Rotterdam, Eurovision on the radio, the success of Husavik, and more, in the latest Insight News podcast.The post Eurovision Insight Podcast: The Summer Before September appeared first on ESC Insight - Home of the Unofficial Euro…

    35 days ago 25 Aug 20, 9:50pm

Eurovoix

ESC Daily

  • 2000 and Whatever – Slovakia
    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…

    6 days ago 23 Sep 20, 1:21pm
  • Is “Scenario A” truly realistic for Eurovision 2021?
    Last Friday the Dutch organisation of the Eurovision Song Contest 2021 gave a press conference in which they outlined four potential scenarios. There will be a Eurovision in May next year – but what kind? Dennis van Eersel outlines the options. In…

    7 days ago 22 Sep 20, 6:00pm
  • Praiseworthy Eurovision team prepares for dream scenario
    Last Friday the Dutch organisation of the Eurovision Song Contest 2021 gave a press conference with a very hopeful message. There will be a Eurovision in May next year, no matter what! In this editorial, ESCDaily’s chief editor Steef van Gorkum exp…

    9 days ago 20 Sep 20, 11:00am
  • Four scenarios for Eurovision 2021: From a full venue to performing from studios
    The organisation of the Eurovision Song Contest 2021 has presented their plans to make sure the contest will take place in May 2021, no matter what happens. To make this happen, the EBU are working with four scenarios. The scenarios vary from a “wo…

    11 days ago 18 Sep 20, 1:49pm
  • Australian national final returns in 2022: ‘Bigger and better than ever’


    11 days ago 18 Sep 20, 9:59am
  • 2000 and Whatever – Serbia
    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…

    17 days ago 12 Sep 20, 1:27pm
  • 13 nations take part at Junior Eurovision 2020, from a studio in their own country
    The European Broadcasting Union has revealed the participation list for this year’s Junior Eurovision Song Contest. There are just 13 nations that take part and due to the coronavirus restrictions, the EBU has decided the artists from these countri…

    21 days ago 8 Sep 20, 8:02pm
  • 2000 and Whatever – San Marino
    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…

    23 days ago 6 Sep 20, 1:25pm

On Europe

  • new28 September – Forgive me if I didn’t know how to love you
    Do you feel for those countries that haven't won for a long time? Do you will them to win regardless of the song they enter? Or have they just been unlucky at times? Our friends in Spain haven't won since the 1960s. Many fans weren't even alive in th…

    22 hours ago 28 Sep 20, 3:00pm
  • Eurovision Championships 2020 – Final Result!! – Lil bit of a shocker!
    And so, with all the match-ups played out, we have some results to bring you! Quarter Finals QF1 - Israel 73% - Ireland 27% QF2 - Netherlands 60% - Estonia 40% QF3 - Italy 79% - France 21% QF4 - Norway 100% - Australia 0% Semi Finals SF1 - Israel 79%…

    2 days ago 27 Sep 20, 1:55pm
  • Video Vault – No three things go quite as well together…..
    In this week's video Vault, Phil decides that three strange bedfellows should never, ever, be put together in a Eurovision Song.The post Video Vault - No three things go quite as well together..... first appeared on OnEurope.

    2 days ago 27 Sep 20, 1:49pm
  • 27 September – There were troubles in the water, you swore it was nothing
    It's always good to see a success story. One where someone gets through, despite the odds being against them. Which is a tenuous link to Ireland. Those heady days of the 1990s seem a long time ago, and past performance is no guide to future performan…

    2 days ago 27 Sep 20, 11:20am
  • 26 September – There once lived a knight called Peacock Feather
    Are you a fan of those Eurovision performers that make capital out of their appearance on the big stage? Being a Eurovision performer put someone in a small club, and they will (nearly) always have a fan base with us. Today's birthday boy Marcin Mroz…

    3 days ago 26 Sep 20, 11:33am
  • 24 September – I wanna believe in something bigger than the two of us
    Does a well-known songwriter help to get a song votes? Eurovision is a songwriter's competition after all, and a singer's performance can make or break a song. Back in 2009, our friends in Denmark talked Ronan Keating into co-writing a song for today…

    5 days ago 24 Sep 20, 3:39pm

ESC Today

Eurovision Times

  • 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…

    11 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…

    36 days ago 24 Aug 20, 11:40pm
  • ETSC 14: The Results Tonight!
    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…

    36 days ago 24 Aug 20, 1:31pm
  • ETSC 14: Prediction Game
    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…

    38 days ago 22 Aug 20, 10:01pm

ESCxtra

  • new🇭🇷 Croatia: Damir Kedžo teases possible DORA return
    Following speculation that Croatia will be selecting their 2021 entry via DORA, HRT confirmed that the national selection will be returning. This ultimately means that Damir Kedžo will not be internally selected to represent Croatia next year. Howev…

    19 hours ago 28 Sep 20, 5:55pm
  • 🇦🇿 Eldar Gasimov releases ‘Catch If You Fall’
    Eldar Gasimov, one half of Eurovision 2011’s winning team Eldar and Nikki, has released ‘Catch If You Fall’. He has also revealed, speaking exclusively to wiwibloggs, that it was one of three songs shortlisted to be Azerbaijan’s Eurovision 20…

    1 day ago 28 Sep 20, 10:01am
  • 🇳🇴 Tom, Alexandra and Fred of KEiiNO will release “Transarctic Lover” on 9 October
    Yes, you read it well. The Norwegian band KEiiNO are back with a new song. Get ready for some Nordic vibes because Tom, Fred and Alexandra named their new baby “Transarctic Lover”. Read more details in this article and let’s start the countdown…

    2 days ago 27 Sep 20, 8:22pm
  • 🇩🇪 Susan releases “Stronger With You” revamp
    Germany’s first ever Junior Eurovision hopeful Susan has released the revamped version of her entry “Stronger With You”. The song has been written by Levent Geiger, who also makes an appearance in the music video. Germany will compete in this y…

    2 days ago 27 Sep 20, 5:13pm

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
  • Eurovision 2020 - Charpentier - Te Deum: Prelude

    Eurovision 2020 - Charpentier - Te Deum: Prelude

    So the Apocalypse actually happened, and Eurovision 2020 is no more. These are dark days for all of us, so a jolly little song contest is but minor collateral damage in the whole scheme of things. But you have to give your hearts to all of the people…

    18 Mar 20, 5:12pm
  • 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

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