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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

  • Eurovision Insight Podcast: Hello Stage, Where Have You Been Hiding?
    Germany sings for Iceland, Amanda Holden talks for the UK, and Duncan Laurence charts for The Netherlands. Ewan Spence and the team bring you up to date in the latest Insight News podcast.The post Eurovision Insight Podcast: Hello Stage, Where Have…

    1 day ago 16 Apr 21, 7:14pm
  • Eurovision Insight Podcast: Juke Box Jury 2021 #4
    Scott Reid and AJ Clay join Ewan Spence in the fourth episode of Juke Box Jury to judge the five Eurovision 2021 songs from the Czech Republic, Switzerland, Poland, Belgium, and Cyprus.The post Eurovision Insight Podcast: Juke Box Jury 2021 #4 appea…

    5 days ago 12 Apr 21, 7:46pm
  • Eurovision Insight Podcast: It’s Oh So Quiet
    The acoustic army arrives, moving on from the 80s, and putting a pendant around Eurovision. Ewan Spence and the ESC Insight team bring you the latest Insight News podcast.The post Eurovision Insight Podcast: It’s Oh So Quiet appeared first on…

    8 days ago 9 Apr 21, 5:07pm
  • What Eurovision Can Learn From Melodifestivalen’s Digital Press Room
    Ben Robertson has been working at a remote journalist for ESC Insight covering Melodifestivalen 2021. In this piece he reflects on this experience, for how the Eurovision Song Contest will approach a digital press centre for this year, and beyond...…

    11 days ago 7 Apr 21, 12:29pm
  • Eurovision Newsletter: Duncan Laurence Breaks America…
    Two years on from his victory in Tel Aviv, Duncan Laurence is poised to become the first Eurovision winner to crack America since Celine Dion. John Lucas examines the breaking of a three-decade dry spell...The post Eurovision Newsletter: Duncan Laur…

    12 days ago 6 Apr 21, 12:02pm
  • Eurovision Insight Podcast: Juke Box Jury 2021 #3
    In the third episode of Juke Box Jury, Ellie Chalkley and Ross Middleton join Ewan Spence to judge the five Eurovision 2021 songs from Austria, Russia, Moldova, France, and Latvia.The post Eurovision Insight Podcast: Juke Box Jury 2021 #3 appeared f…

    13 days ago 5 Apr 21, 3:00pm
  • Eurovision Insight Podcast: Ding Dong, Rotterdam Calling
    Krista’s back, Eurovision needs some shipping containers, and you too can dance like The Roop. Catch up with this week's headlines in the latest Insight News podcast.The post Eurovision Insight Podcast: Ding Dong, Rotterdam Calling appeared fi…

    15 days ago 2 Apr 21, 8:09pm
  • The Art Of Our Eurovision Semi Final Running Order
    Ben Robertson reviews the running order for the 2021 Eurovision Semi Finals. Not just the winners and losers he sees, but the story behind this very special and historic edition of the Song Contest.The post The Art Of Our Eurovision Semi Final Runni…

    18 days ago 31 Mar 21, 10:50am

Eurovoix

ESC Daily

On Europe

  • newPhil’s Eurovision Countdown 2021 – Part 17 of 39 – Iceland
    This could adequately be described in six words: “Not as good as last year’s”, and fans would probably understand and go “yup”. But, as it's my website and I've got to pad this out with actual words and stuff here we go.…

    13 hours ago 17 Apr 21, 3:31pm
  • new17 April – But what if I stay and wait till she comes home?
    Would you want to be the home entrant if you were in a Eurovision Song Contest. You have no issues with the host country's culture, but you won't get to travel to somewhere exotic. On the plus side, the crowd in the arena will be right behind you. An…

    14 hours ago 17 Apr 21, 3:00pm
  • newNick’s 2021 Eurovision Countdown – Iceland
    ICELAND - Daði Freyr - 10 Years I think… I think it’s OBLIGATORY to use up some of my Compare this entry with 2020 budget here, and quite heftily so. For newcomers, Daði was officially crowned the unofficial uncrowned winner of t…

    18 hours ago 17 Apr 21, 11:00am
  • Phil’s Eurovision Countdown 2021 – Part 16 of 39 – Greece
    When I first heard this song, my immediate thought was to pan it like I had with Cyprus several days ago because on first listen, it's a clone of every 'Balkan banger' ever… just like 'El diablo'. Then I came to write this, and, you know what,…

    2 days ago 16 Apr 21, 3:57pm
  • 2021 Eurovision supporting acts explained
    It’s not just 39 songs that will come our way live from Rotterdam (or all points of the compass) in the middle of May. Each of the three shows features a line-up of supporting acts. Designed to occupy the time between hearing the songs and an o…

    2 days ago 16 Apr 21, 3:21pm
  • 16 April – For your love got me crucified
    There are fan favourites every year. They may not necessarily be the one that wins. But they'll be remembered by the fans as a classic for many years to come. One of these favourites happened in 1999 and was sung by today's birthday girl Doris Dragov…

    2 days ago 16 Apr 21, 3:00pm

ESC Today

  • OGAE poll 2021: here are the votes of OGAE Bulgaria
    Another day, another OGAE club voting. Today we are calling Sofia to hear the votes of OGAE Bulgaria. Surprise surprise! We have a new douze points recipient! Votes are coming...The post OGAE poll 2021: here are the votes of OGAE Bulgaria appeared f…

  • Eurovision 2021: The biggest event ever held at the Rotterdam Ahoy
    Thunder and lightning, it’s getting exciting! The Rotterdam Ahoy is gearing up in full steam for the forthcoming 2021 Eurovision Song Contest. The Rotterdam Ahoy with its 50 years history...The post Eurovision 2021: The biggest event ever held…

  • Malta: Destiny releases the symphonic version of ‘Je Me Casse’
    The 2021 Eurovision hopeful from Malta, Destiny, has released the synphonic entry of her entry ‘Je Me Casse’. Destiny has filmed the symphonic version of her Eurovision entry ‘Je Me...The post Malta: Destiny releases the symphonic…

  • OGAE poll 2021: OGAE Hungary has voted
    Day four of the 2021 OGAE international poll. Today we are turning to a country that unfortunately is not taking part to this year’s contest. However, their fan club is...The post OGAE poll 2021: OGAE Hungary has voted appeared first on Eurovi…

  • Eurovision 2021: The provisional timeline; Rotterdam here we come!
    Preparations are in full swing in The Netherlands for the forthcoming 2021 Eurovision Song Contest, the journey to Rotterdam has begun and is set to conclude in May. Fasten your...The post Eurovision 2021: The provisional timeline; Rotterdam here we…

  • Eurovision 2021: Semi-final 1 interval act unveiled
    AVROTROS, the Dutch national broadcaster, has unveiled the Eurovision Song Contest 2021 Semi-final 1 interval act. The 2021 Dutch ESC host broadcasters NPO, NOS and AVROTROS are working round the...The post Eurovision 2021: Semi-final 1 interval act…

Eurovision Times

  • Eurovision 2021: Running Order of the Semi-Finals Revealed
    Eurovision 2021 – Yesterday, the running order for Eurovision semi-finals was announced. The first semi-final will take place 0n the 18th of May and the second semi-final on the 20th.

    18 days ago 30 Mar 21, 11:57pm
  • ET Premath 2021
    It is time for our “Premath” contest! Every year we share our views on the acts from The Eurovision Song Contest! The idea is simple, we vote before rehearsals and after the contest and then compare the two to check the differences! We&rs…

    19 days ago 29 Mar 21, 9:38pm
  • Eurovision 2021: Predictions
    Eurovision 2021 – It’s that time of the year, when all songs are picked (Belarus excluded) and we have nothing to do but wait for rehearsals. So, a good time to start predicting? It’s not a game, just an excuse to discuss what we th…

    24 days ago 25 Mar 21, 10:59am
  • Malta: Song Released!
    Malta – TVM, the national broadcaster in charge of the 2021 entry, released the song that Destiny Chukunyere will sing for them in Rotterdam, “Je me casse”! You can read more about it here. What do you think of this entry? What are…

    34 days ago 15 Mar 21, 4:06pm

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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. A…

    26 Sep 18, 11:24am
  • Belarus 2021 - Shuma - Dreva

    Belarus 2021 - Shuma - Dreva

    (Click here if you can't see the video panel above…)With the Belarussian regime clearly using this year's Eurovision Song Contest to try and prove a political point and sending both a song and an act that were never going to meet the favour of…

    33 days ago 16 Mar 21, 11:54am
  • 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 c…

    16 Sep 16, 6:48pm
  • Tobson predicts: Melodifestivalen 2021

    Tobson predicts: Melodifestivalen 2021

    It didn't take a particularly long time between The Mamas getting called out as the somewhat surprise winners of Melodifestivalen 2020 and the cancellation of the whole ESC in Rotterdam. It has been quite a year. The cancellation could have been…

    36 days ago 13 Mar 21, 11:34am

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