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SongHunt 2019 – Heat 3

SongHunt 2019 – Heat 3

The SongHunt continues!

Our quest to find the best song from the 2019 national final season continues with Heat 3.

Each heat features 12 songs, comprising nine of our chatters’ favourites from the national final shows and three editors’ choices. Your task is simple: You have three votes to give to your favourite songs!

The poll closes at 23:59 CET on Saturday, and you can find a video playlist below the poll if you need a reminder of the entries.



Want to know more? You can read about how SongHunt works here, and the full qualification list can be found here.

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Weekend round-up: From Estonia to Ester Peony

Estonia, Croatia, Slovenia, Latvia and Romania all added their songs to ESC 2019 on this Super Saturday (and sleepy Sunday) weekend. Find out what we’ll be hearing in May with our weekend Eurovision national final round-up!

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SongHunt 2019 – Heat 3

The SongHunt continues with Heat 3 – and YOUR votes are needed in our quest to find the best national final song of the season!

read more

Round-up: Czech friends, ‘rude Finns and more

Who says exciting things only happen on Super Saturday? It's been a busy working week in the world of Eurovision as the 2019 contest moves ever closer! On Monday, the Czech Republic completed its non-televised selection, with a public vote and a jury of recent ESC...

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New format, same old story? Reviewing the 2019 UK contenders

The BBC has revamped the format of its national selection for the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest – but will this make a difference to the UK’s international fortunes, or does it just mean making the same mistakes in a different order? Martin takes a look at the three songs and six performers in the running.

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Weekend round-up: From Estonia to Ester Peony

Estonia, Croatia, Slovenia, Latvia and Romania all added their songs to ESC 2019 on this Super Saturday (and sleepy Sunday) weekend. Find out what we’ll be hearing in May with our weekend Eurovision national final round-up!

read more

SongHunt 2019 – Heat 3

The SongHunt continues with Heat 3 – and YOUR votes are needed in our quest to find the best national final song of the season!

read more
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Darude performing for all 3 people in Tel Aviv arena who could afford the tickets

"For real? Guy, come on!" is our new go-to line for every situation.

I'm not sure what went wrong in my life that I'm spending my Monday nights making things like this, but fine

National final bangers 💃 and ballads 👩‍🎤 from Estonia, Croatia, Slovenia, Latvia and Portugal are waiting for YOUR votes in Heat 3 of SongHunt 2019! #eurovision

https://t.co/ivAdPt9zCC

#DareToDream? More like #DareToSort lol

Mr. Gerbear's #Eurovision 2019 Favorites Sorter is now available! Have fun :3

https://t.co/wLCLL5lz9y

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The SongHunt continues!

Our quest to find the best song from the 2019 national final season continues with Heat 3.

Each heat features 12 songs, comprising nine of our chatters’ favourites from the national final shows and three editors’ choices. Your task is simple: You have three votes to give to your favourite songs!

The poll closes at 23:59 CET on Saturday, and you can find a video playlist below the poll if you need a reminder of the entries.


Want to know more? You can read about how SongHunt works here, and the full qualification list can be found here.

SongHunt 2019 – Heat 2

SongHunt 2019 – Heat 2

The SongHunt continues!

Our quest to find the best song from the 2019 national final season continues with Heat 2.

Each heat features 12 songs, comprising nine of our chatters’ favourites from the national final shows and three editors’ choices. Your task is simple: You have three votes to give to your favourite songs!

The poll closes at 23:59 CET on Saturday, and you can find a video playlist below the poll if you need a reminder of the entries.



Want to know more? You can read about how SongHunt works here, and the full qualification list can be found here.

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Weekend round-up: From Estonia to Ester Peony

Estonia, Croatia, Slovenia, Latvia and Romania all added their songs to ESC 2019 on this Super Saturday (and sleepy Sunday) weekend. Find out what we’ll be hearing in May with our weekend Eurovision national final round-up!

read more

SongHunt 2019 – Heat 3

The SongHunt continues with Heat 3 – and YOUR votes are needed in our quest to find the best national final song of the season!

read more

Round-up: Czech friends, ‘rude Finns and more

Who says exciting things only happen on Super Saturday? It's been a busy working week in the world of Eurovision as the 2019 contest moves ever closer! On Monday, the Czech Republic completed its non-televised selection, with a public vote and a jury of recent ESC...

read more

New format, same old story? Reviewing the 2019 UK contenders

The BBC has revamped the format of its national selection for the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest – but will this make a difference to the UK’s international fortunes, or does it just mean making the same mistakes in a different order? Martin takes a look at the three songs and six performers in the running.

read more

Weekend round-up: From Estonia to Ester Peony

Estonia, Croatia, Slovenia, Latvia and Romania all added their songs to ESC 2019 on this Super Saturday (and sleepy Sunday) weekend. Find out what we’ll be hearing in May with our weekend Eurovision national final round-up!

read more

SongHunt 2019 – Heat 3

The SongHunt continues with Heat 3 – and YOUR votes are needed in our quest to find the best national final song of the season!

read more
 escgo! on Twitter

Darude performing for all 3 people in Tel Aviv arena who could afford the tickets

"For real? Guy, come on!" is our new go-to line for every situation.

I'm not sure what went wrong in my life that I'm spending my Monday nights making things like this, but fine

National final bangers 💃 and ballads 👩‍🎤 from Estonia, Croatia, Slovenia, Latvia and Portugal are waiting for YOUR votes in Heat 3 of SongHunt 2019! #eurovision

https://t.co/ivAdPt9zCC

#DareToDream? More like #DareToSort lol

Mr. Gerbear's #Eurovision 2019 Favorites Sorter is now available! Have fun :3

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Back from Lisbon: Something had to win

Back from Lisbon: Something had to win

So I am back home in Berlin. I arrived late Sunday evening and still haven’t unpacked. Before I get to do that, let my unpack my thoughts on the final results!

The winner
Congratulations to Israel!
20 years might not be that long a time to wait to host Eurovision again, but in real life, 20 years is a damn long time, and it seems to be Israel’s pattern after 1979 and 1999. Maybe we’ll finally get Tel Aviv 2039?

I have to be honest though, my excitement about Netta’s victory is rather limited. A song from the lower third of my personal ranking, something I wouldn’t put on any Eurovision playlist and that wasn’t really well performed either, won. But I am not surprised, because what were the alternatives?

The top 5
In the Top 5, we had Cyprus (2nd). While I would have loved to visit Eurovision on the Mediterranean island, this entry as the winner would have been very bad for Eurovision. I prefer imperfect singing over supported singing, and so I’m glad that Eleni didn’t win. The show she brought onto the stage was hilariously entertaining though. But the song… no, then I’d rather have “Toy”. But I’m happy for Cyprus’ best result ever.

Austria (3rd), Germany (4th) and Italy (5th)? None of these would have been a deserved winner, either. Austria maybe, but I was very surprised that Germany and Italy finished this high. Italy and Germany together in the top 5 last happened in 1987, Germany and Austria last in 1972, and these three classic countries together in the top 5 has never happened before.

Places 6-10
The Czech Republic (6th) or Estonia (8th) would have been the best winners of those in the top 10, in my opinion, though at no point did I believe either had a real chance of winning. Sweden ended up that high (7th) mostly thanks to the juries. Has there ever been such a discrepancy between juries and televoters? I was shocked that the professionals could get so blinded by this polished, arrogant, clinical stage show and fail to notice how weak the song behind it actually is. Thankfully the televoters did notice, and rewarded the Nordic country with the correct amount of points.

And then there was Denmark (9th) and Moldova (10th), both coming with remarkable stagings. I’m not surprised that televoters liked Denmark, while I would have expected a better result for Moldova. But again, neither would have been good winners either.

Places 11-15
Albania (11th) and Lithuania (12th) each reached their third-best result ever, while Madame Monsieur surely expected – and were expected – to get a better than mid-table result for France (13th). Maybe the song took too long to get to the point (“Mercy, Mercy, Mercy, Mercy!”)? I fell in love with Bulgaria (14th) during the two weeks in Lisbon, and would have liked to see them higher on the table, whereas I’m happy and not especially surprised that Norway‘s Alexander Rybak ended up as low as 15th.

Places 16-20
The beauty of Ireland (16th) was mainly the dance of the two guys. The song itself was boring and forgettable, but together with the stage show it worked, more as a soundtrack to a movie than a song by itself. 16th is totally okay for that. I’m happy to see Ukraine (17th) not totally under the scoreboard ladder, and surprised that The Netherlands (18th) and Serbia (19th) made it this high on it. If Australia (20th) had had a better performance, it could have reached a far higher rung on that ladder, but no surprise here after what Jessica delivered, unfortunately.

The bottom 6
Well, Hungary (21st). I thought it could be the surprise winner. How wrong I was. The rest of the bottom 6, though, was more or less expected: Slovenia (22nd) was my least favourite entry of the whole year, Spain (23rd) was nothing but an acoustic sleeping pill, the United Kingdom (24th) was my second favourite but I knew everyone else was dissing it, and Finland (25th) essentially did a “Vampires Are Alive”. Poor-too-gal from Portugal (26th), the host country, last place. That hurts a lot, but I didn’t expect much better for a difficult song like that, to be honest.

So what does all the above tell us? In my opinion, 2018 didn’t have a single deserved winner, but something had to win, and that was Israel. There was no alternative really – it was a bad year. Now I will have to file “Toy” into my “least favourite winners” box, together with “Molitva”, “Believe” and “Satellite”… and move on, because Eurovision 2019 is on its way.

It can only get better.

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Weekend round-up: From Estonia to Ester Peony

Estonia, Croatia, Slovenia, Latvia and Romania all added their songs to ESC 2019 on this Super Saturday (and sleepy Sunday) weekend. Find out what we’ll be hearing in May with our weekend Eurovision national final round-up!

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SongHunt 2019 – Heat 3

The SongHunt continues with Heat 3 – and YOUR votes are needed in our quest to find the best national final song of the season!

read more

Round-up: Czech friends, ‘rude Finns and more

Who says exciting things only happen on Super Saturday? It's been a busy working week in the world of Eurovision as the 2019 contest moves ever closer! On Monday, the Czech Republic completed its non-televised selection, with a public vote and a jury of recent ESC...

read more

New format, same old story? Reviewing the 2019 UK contenders

The BBC has revamped the format of its national selection for the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest – but will this make a difference to the UK’s international fortunes, or does it just mean making the same mistakes in a different order? Martin takes a look at the three songs and six performers in the running.

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Weekend round-up: From Estonia to Ester Peony

Estonia, Croatia, Slovenia, Latvia and Romania all added their songs to ESC 2019 on this Super Saturday (and sleepy Sunday) weekend. Find out what we’ll be hearing in May with our weekend Eurovision national final round-up!

read more

SongHunt 2019 – Heat 3

The SongHunt continues with Heat 3 – and YOUR votes are needed in our quest to find the best national final song of the season!

read more
 escgo! on Twitter

Darude performing for all 3 people in Tel Aviv arena who could afford the tickets

"For real? Guy, come on!" is our new go-to line for every situation.

I'm not sure what went wrong in my life that I'm spending my Monday nights making things like this, but fine

National final bangers 💃 and ballads 👩‍🎤 from Estonia, Croatia, Slovenia, Latvia and Portugal are waiting for YOUR votes in Heat 3 of SongHunt 2019! #eurovision

https://t.co/ivAdPt9zCC

#DareToDream? More like #DareToSort lol

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A German in Lisbon: Yeah Yeah, Inflammation

A German in Lisbon: Yeah Yeah, Inflammation

I’m crawling out of my bed to type this. So, Eurovision did it again: I’m ill!

Anyway, where were we? We were at that point when the Eurovision experience in the host city makes you lose your sense of time, your knowledge of what day it is (oh, it’s the Saturday!), and what is actually happening around you.

So as I really don’t remember what happened when in the last few days, let me mention just some of the highlights:

1. I met Jessika!
San Marino was the only song I cared about in semi-final 2, and sadly it didn’t qualify. I spent all my 20 votes on “Who We Are”, so you can imagine how I felt after the envelopes. At Euroclub though, I had the pleasure to meet Jessika, and you can probably imagine how she felt! I showed her all my votes, and received a hug from her in return. If I managed to console one of my favourite Eurovision artists of the year over a disappointing result, then my Lisbon visit was already worth it for just that.

They are who they are

2. The first dress rehearsal of the final
It was a very chilly experience in the hall yesterday, surely not helped my cold. Having watched all the songs in the final running order, I get the feeling they actively placed similar songs close to each other (Spain / Lithuania, Hungary / Netherlands, Australia / Finland), but then again there wasn’t a lot of room to play within, considering the allocation draw. As it was so damn cold in the arena, I approved of Hungary and Cyprus a lot, so my prediction might have been influenced by the warmth of the pyros. I didn’t see the interval act yet, as I literally escaped into warmer territory as soon as Italy was over, so that will be new for me as well.

3. Dinner in Bairro Alto
Yesterday I also happily got to do a little socializing with friends, so we went to Bairro Alto and had typical Portuguese food and wine. This part of the city was full of Eurovision fans – at one point we could hardly move any more as the narrow streets were completely packed. I think this was the night when Lisbon realized what Eurovision is. It’s not just a TV show. Whoever says so has not a single clue.

And now? The final awaits us.

I am going to watch it in the Eurovision Village, as long as my cold doesn’t completely knock me out. I literally have no idea if it’s really going to be Cyprus, or if Hungary is the surprise winner, or if it will be Israel after all, but that’s the good thing about this year: it still is quite an open contest. The Eurovision Song Contest is never won before the Eurovision Song Contest happens.

Yeah, yeah, winner?

I pretty much think that’s it for me with this blog from Lisbon. I would have loved to do a lot more, but my cold and the lack of electricity for fan-accredited people killed my plan. But that’s life. What’s next? I literally have no idea. I will drag myself to the public viewing of the show somehow, and take things as they come. And even if “Fuego” wins, a song from my personal bottom five, I will appreciate a new country joining the ranks of the ESC winners and hope we all get to party together on a beach in Cyprus next year. Lisbon hasn’t really brought the fans together, considering the separation with the Fan Café and Euroclub (and some fans had to stay out of both), but it has been a wonderful place to spend these weeks in, and I will surely come back for a non-Eurovision visit!

So in case I don’t get to write again tomorrow: Thank you for following my blogs and photo galleries from Eurovision in Lisbon! I hope I get to do this again, and I hope I can do more next time. We will know more – destination included – in less than ten hours from now. Enjoy the show!

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Weekend round-up: From Estonia to Ester Peony

Estonia, Croatia, Slovenia, Latvia and Romania all added their songs to ESC 2019 on this Super Saturday (and sleepy Sunday) weekend. Find out what we’ll be hearing in May with our weekend Eurovision national final round-up!

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SongHunt 2019 – Heat 3

The SongHunt continues with Heat 3 – and YOUR votes are needed in our quest to find the best national final song of the season!

read more

Round-up: Czech friends, ‘rude Finns and more

Who says exciting things only happen on Super Saturday? It's been a busy working week in the world of Eurovision as the 2019 contest moves ever closer! On Monday, the Czech Republic completed its non-televised selection, with a public vote and a jury of recent ESC...

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New format, same old story? Reviewing the 2019 UK contenders

The BBC has revamped the format of its national selection for the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest – but will this make a difference to the UK’s international fortunes, or does it just mean making the same mistakes in a different order? Martin takes a look at the three songs and six performers in the running.

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Weekend round-up: From Estonia to Ester Peony

Estonia, Croatia, Slovenia, Latvia and Romania all added their songs to ESC 2019 on this Super Saturday (and sleepy Sunday) weekend. Find out what we’ll be hearing in May with our weekend Eurovision national final round-up!

read more

SongHunt 2019 – Heat 3

The SongHunt continues with Heat 3 – and YOUR votes are needed in our quest to find the best national final song of the season!

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Darude performing for all 3 people in Tel Aviv arena who could afford the tickets

"For real? Guy, come on!" is our new go-to line for every situation.

I'm not sure what went wrong in my life that I'm spending my Monday nights making things like this, but fine

National final bangers 💃 and ballads 👩‍🎤 from Estonia, Croatia, Slovenia, Latvia and Portugal are waiting for YOUR votes in Heat 3 of SongHunt 2019! #eurovision

https://t.co/ivAdPt9zCC

#DareToDream? More like #DareToSort lol

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Download and print your voting sheet for the ESC 2018 grand final

Download and print your voting sheet for the ESC 2018 grand final

Download and print the escgo! voting sheet for the grand final of ESC 2018!

We know there are a lot of scoresheets that go seriously heavy on your printer ink, so we’ve opted for an economical design instead. No point in doing the same thing as everyone else, right? That means:

  • Greyscale only!
  • No flags!
  • No images!

So if you want a printer-friendly voting sheet that still looks nice and smart, you’re very welcome to download ours – and do pass on the link to anyone else who might want it.

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Weekend round-up: From Estonia to Ester Peony

Estonia, Croatia, Slovenia, Latvia and Romania all added their songs to ESC 2019 on this Super Saturday (and sleepy Sunday) weekend. Find out what we’ll be hearing in May with our weekend Eurovision national final round-up!

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SongHunt 2019 – Heat 3

The SongHunt continues with Heat 3 – and YOUR votes are needed in our quest to find the best national final song of the season!

read more

Round-up: Czech friends, ‘rude Finns and more

Who says exciting things only happen on Super Saturday? It's been a busy working week in the world of Eurovision as the 2019 contest moves ever closer! On Monday, the Czech Republic completed its non-televised selection, with a public vote and a jury of recent ESC...

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New format, same old story? Reviewing the 2019 UK contenders

The BBC has revamped the format of its national selection for the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest – but will this make a difference to the UK’s international fortunes, or does it just mean making the same mistakes in a different order? Martin takes a look at the three songs and six performers in the running.

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Weekend round-up: From Estonia to Ester Peony

Estonia, Croatia, Slovenia, Latvia and Romania all added their songs to ESC 2019 on this Super Saturday (and sleepy Sunday) weekend. Find out what we’ll be hearing in May with our weekend Eurovision national final round-up!

read more

SongHunt 2019 – Heat 3

The SongHunt continues with Heat 3 – and YOUR votes are needed in our quest to find the best national final song of the season!

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 escgo! on Twitter

Darude performing for all 3 people in Tel Aviv arena who could afford the tickets

"For real? Guy, come on!" is our new go-to line for every situation.

I'm not sure what went wrong in my life that I'm spending my Monday nights making things like this, but fine

National final bangers 💃 and ballads 👩‍🎤 from Estonia, Croatia, Slovenia, Latvia and Portugal are waiting for YOUR votes in Heat 3 of SongHunt 2019! #eurovision

https://t.co/ivAdPt9zCC

#DareToDream? More like #DareToSort lol

Mr. Gerbear's #Eurovision 2019 Favorites Sorter is now available! Have fun :3

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Gallery: The host city Lisbon

Gallery: The host city Lisbon

Rarely has the Eurovision Song Contest been held in such a picturesque and personality-filled city as Lisbon. Felix has been out and about in recent days and is happy to share some of his photographic impressions with you here as the grand final approaches!

View over Lisbon with Eurovision Village

Marquês de Pombal, close to our hotel

Altice Arena

Eurovision Village and Euroclub

Miradouro São Pedro de Alcântara – one of Lisbon’s many breathtaking viewpoints…

…and another

Portas do Sol

Ponte 25 de Abril as seen from the Blue Carpet

Alfama

And finally: Torre de Belém, the main landmark of Lisbon

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Weekend round-up: From Estonia to Ester Peony

Estonia, Croatia, Slovenia, Latvia and Romania all added their songs to ESC 2019 on this Super Saturday (and sleepy Sunday) weekend. Find out what we’ll be hearing in May with our weekend Eurovision national final round-up!

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SongHunt 2019 – Heat 3

The SongHunt continues with Heat 3 – and YOUR votes are needed in our quest to find the best national final song of the season!

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Round-up: Czech friends, ‘rude Finns and more

Who says exciting things only happen on Super Saturday? It's been a busy working week in the world of Eurovision as the 2019 contest moves ever closer! On Monday, the Czech Republic completed its non-televised selection, with a public vote and a jury of recent ESC...

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New format, same old story? Reviewing the 2019 UK contenders

The BBC has revamped the format of its national selection for the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest – but will this make a difference to the UK’s international fortunes, or does it just mean making the same mistakes in a different order? Martin takes a look at the three songs and six performers in the running.

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Weekend round-up: From Estonia to Ester Peony

Estonia, Croatia, Slovenia, Latvia and Romania all added their songs to ESC 2019 on this Super Saturday (and sleepy Sunday) weekend. Find out what we’ll be hearing in May with our weekend Eurovision national final round-up!

read more

SongHunt 2019 – Heat 3

The SongHunt continues with Heat 3 – and YOUR votes are needed in our quest to find the best national final song of the season!

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 escgo! on Twitter

Darude performing for all 3 people in Tel Aviv arena who could afford the tickets

"For real? Guy, come on!" is our new go-to line for every situation.

I'm not sure what went wrong in my life that I'm spending my Monday nights making things like this, but fine

National final bangers 💃 and ballads 👩‍🎤 from Estonia, Croatia, Slovenia, Latvia and Portugal are waiting for YOUR votes in Heat 3 of SongHunt 2019! #eurovision

https://t.co/ivAdPt9zCC

#DareToDream? More like #DareToSort lol

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Grand final: First rehearsal tweet blog

Grand final: First rehearsal tweet blog

Felix was tweeting live from the arena during this afternoon’s first grand final dress rehearsal of the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest. This review rounds up all of his tweets from the show – and don’t forget to follow us on Twitter if you don’t already, of course!

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Weekend round-up: From Estonia to Ester Peony

Estonia, Croatia, Slovenia, Latvia and Romania all added their songs to ESC 2019 on this Super Saturday (and sleepy Sunday) weekend. Find out what we’ll be hearing in May with our weekend Eurovision national final round-up!

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SongHunt 2019 – Heat 3

The SongHunt continues with Heat 3 – and YOUR votes are needed in our quest to find the best national final song of the season!

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Round-up: Czech friends, ‘rude Finns and more

Who says exciting things only happen on Super Saturday? It's been a busy working week in the world of Eurovision as the 2019 contest moves ever closer! On Monday, the Czech Republic completed its non-televised selection, with a public vote and a jury of recent ESC...

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New format, same old story? Reviewing the 2019 UK contenders

The BBC has revamped the format of its national selection for the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest – but will this make a difference to the UK’s international fortunes, or does it just mean making the same mistakes in a different order? Martin takes a look at the three songs and six performers in the running.

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Weekend round-up: From Estonia to Ester Peony

Estonia, Croatia, Slovenia, Latvia and Romania all added their songs to ESC 2019 on this Super Saturday (and sleepy Sunday) weekend. Find out what we’ll be hearing in May with our weekend Eurovision national final round-up!

read more

SongHunt 2019 – Heat 3

The SongHunt continues with Heat 3 – and YOUR votes are needed in our quest to find the best national final song of the season!

read more
 escgo! on Twitter

Darude performing for all 3 people in Tel Aviv arena who could afford the tickets

"For real? Guy, come on!" is our new go-to line for every situation.

I'm not sure what went wrong in my life that I'm spending my Monday nights making things like this, but fine

National final bangers 💃 and ballads 👩‍🎤 from Estonia, Croatia, Slovenia, Latvia and Portugal are waiting for YOUR votes in Heat 3 of SongHunt 2019! #eurovision

https://t.co/ivAdPt9zCC

#DareToDream? More like #DareToSort lol

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Blue Carpet Gallery: Finalists

Blue Carpet Gallery: Finalists

We attended the Blue Carpet event in Lisbon on Sunday, and we’re happy to share our photos of the automatic finalists with you now. Enjoy!

Madame Monsieur from France

Michael from Germany

Ermal and Fabrizio from Italy

Isaura and Cláudia from Portugal

Amaia and Alfred from Spain

SuRie from the United Kingdom

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Estonia, Croatia, Slovenia, Latvia and Romania all added their songs to ESC 2019 on this Super Saturday (and sleepy Sunday) weekend. Find out what we’ll be hearing in May with our weekend Eurovision national final round-up!

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SongHunt 2019 – Heat 3

The SongHunt continues with Heat 3 – and YOUR votes are needed in our quest to find the best national final song of the season!

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Round-up: Czech friends, ‘rude Finns and more

Who says exciting things only happen on Super Saturday? It's been a busy working week in the world of Eurovision as the 2019 contest moves ever closer! On Monday, the Czech Republic completed its non-televised selection, with a public vote and a jury of recent ESC...

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New format, same old story? Reviewing the 2019 UK contenders

The BBC has revamped the format of its national selection for the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest – but will this make a difference to the UK’s international fortunes, or does it just mean making the same mistakes in a different order? Martin takes a look at the three songs and six performers in the running.

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Weekend round-up: From Estonia to Ester Peony

Estonia, Croatia, Slovenia, Latvia and Romania all added their songs to ESC 2019 on this Super Saturday (and sleepy Sunday) weekend. Find out what we’ll be hearing in May with our weekend Eurovision national final round-up!

read more

SongHunt 2019 – Heat 3

The SongHunt continues with Heat 3 – and YOUR votes are needed in our quest to find the best national final song of the season!

read more
 escgo! on Twitter

Darude performing for all 3 people in Tel Aviv arena who could afford the tickets

"For real? Guy, come on!" is our new go-to line for every situation.

I'm not sure what went wrong in my life that I'm spending my Monday nights making things like this, but fine

National final bangers 💃 and ballads 👩‍🎤 from Estonia, Croatia, Slovenia, Latvia and Portugal are waiting for YOUR votes in Heat 3 of SongHunt 2019! #eurovision

https://t.co/ivAdPt9zCC

#DareToDream? More like #DareToSort lol

Mr. Gerbear's #Eurovision 2019 Favorites Sorter is now available! Have fun :3

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Download and print your voting sheet for the second semi-final

Download and print your voting sheet for the second semi-final

Download and print our voting sheet for semi-final 2 of ESC 2018!

We know there are a lot of scoresheets that go seriously heavy on your printer ink, so we’ve gone for an economical design instead. No point in doing the same as everyone else, right? That means:

  • Greyscale only!
  • No flags!
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Weekend round-up: From Estonia to Ester Peony

Estonia, Croatia, Slovenia, Latvia and Romania all added their songs to ESC 2019 on this Super Saturday (and sleepy Sunday) weekend. Find out what we’ll be hearing in May with our weekend Eurovision national final round-up!

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SongHunt 2019 – Heat 3

The SongHunt continues with Heat 3 – and YOUR votes are needed in our quest to find the best national final song of the season!

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Round-up: Czech friends, ‘rude Finns and more

Who says exciting things only happen on Super Saturday? It's been a busy working week in the world of Eurovision as the 2019 contest moves ever closer! On Monday, the Czech Republic completed its non-televised selection, with a public vote and a jury of recent ESC...

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New format, same old story? Reviewing the 2019 UK contenders

The BBC has revamped the format of its national selection for the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest – but will this make a difference to the UK’s international fortunes, or does it just mean making the same mistakes in a different order? Martin takes a look at the three songs and six performers in the running.

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Weekend round-up: From Estonia to Ester Peony

Estonia, Croatia, Slovenia, Latvia and Romania all added their songs to ESC 2019 on this Super Saturday (and sleepy Sunday) weekend. Find out what we’ll be hearing in May with our weekend Eurovision national final round-up!

read more

SongHunt 2019 – Heat 3

The SongHunt continues with Heat 3 – and YOUR votes are needed in our quest to find the best national final song of the season!

read more
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Darude performing for all 3 people in Tel Aviv arena who could afford the tickets

"For real? Guy, come on!" is our new go-to line for every situation.

I'm not sure what went wrong in my life that I'm spending my Monday nights making things like this, but fine

National final bangers 💃 and ballads 👩‍🎤 from Estonia, Croatia, Slovenia, Latvia and Portugal are waiting for YOUR votes in Heat 3 of SongHunt 2019! #eurovision

https://t.co/ivAdPt9zCC

#DareToDream? More like #DareToSort lol

Mr. Gerbear's #Eurovision 2019 Favorites Sorter is now available! Have fun :3

https://t.co/wLCLL5lz9y

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Gallery: Eurovision in monochrome

Gallery: Eurovision in monochrome

In this gallery we are happy to share some of our impressions from inside and outside the Altice Arena in beautiful black and white!

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Weekend round-up: From Estonia to Ester Peony

Estonia, Croatia, Slovenia, Latvia and Romania all added their songs to ESC 2019 on this Super Saturday (and sleepy Sunday) weekend. Find out what we’ll be hearing in May with our weekend Eurovision national final round-up!

read more

SongHunt 2019 – Heat 3

The SongHunt continues with Heat 3 – and YOUR votes are needed in our quest to find the best national final song of the season!

read more

Round-up: Czech friends, ‘rude Finns and more

Who says exciting things only happen on Super Saturday? It's been a busy working week in the world of Eurovision as the 2019 contest moves ever closer! On Monday, the Czech Republic completed its non-televised selection, with a public vote and a jury of recent ESC...

read more

New format, same old story? Reviewing the 2019 UK contenders

The BBC has revamped the format of its national selection for the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest – but will this make a difference to the UK’s international fortunes, or does it just mean making the same mistakes in a different order? Martin takes a look at the three songs and six performers in the running.

read more

Weekend round-up: From Estonia to Ester Peony

Estonia, Croatia, Slovenia, Latvia and Romania all added their songs to ESC 2019 on this Super Saturday (and sleepy Sunday) weekend. Find out what we’ll be hearing in May with our weekend Eurovision national final round-up!

read more

SongHunt 2019 – Heat 3

The SongHunt continues with Heat 3 – and YOUR votes are needed in our quest to find the best national final song of the season!

read more
 escgo! on Twitter

Darude performing for all 3 people in Tel Aviv arena who could afford the tickets

"For real? Guy, come on!" is our new go-to line for every situation.

I'm not sure what went wrong in my life that I'm spending my Monday nights making things like this, but fine

National final bangers 💃 and ballads 👩‍🎤 from Estonia, Croatia, Slovenia, Latvia and Portugal are waiting for YOUR votes in Heat 3 of SongHunt 2019! #eurovision

https://t.co/ivAdPt9zCC

#DareToDream? More like #DareToSort lol

Mr. Gerbear's #Eurovision 2019 Favorites Sorter is now available! Have fun :3

https://t.co/wLCLL5lz9y

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