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SongHunt 2017 – Heat 1

The SongHunt continues - let’s find the best song from the new national final season! We have updated our qualification list with the chatroom scores for all of the latest national final performances. From all of the eligible songs (according to our new rules), the 10...

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Chat Awards 2016 – Your nominations, please!

The escgo! Chat Awards 2016 are launched – submit your nominations now! Over the past three years, this annual event has become one of the biggest traditions of our #esc chat. The Chat Awards are our chance to look back on the year gone by: What was the most...

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SongHunt 2016 – The Grand Final

The SongHunt 2016 comes to an end soon – so now it's really time to find THE best song from this national final season! This is the Grand Final, featuring the 12 most popular songs of the year as selected by escgo! users. Each song has proceeded from the semi-finals...

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SongHunt 2016: The semi-finals

The SongHunt continues – let’s find the best song from the new national final season! From a total of 96 songs competing in SongHunt 2016, 24 have qualified from the quarter-finals to the semi-finals. Time to launch them – both at the same time! Click on the links...

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escgo! Classic #3: Before Serhat, there was Seyyal

The world is still trying to decide what the most remarkable thing about Serhat's participation for San Marino in the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest was. Was it the willingness with which the microstate now appears to be openly selling its entry to the highest bidder?...

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Final Post-Mortem: The View from San Francisco

Well, well, Sweden. What can I say. I know a lot of fans complain about your attempt to take over the Eurovision world, but I have to hand it to you – you are bloody good at it. That was some show. I needed a few days to work out everything in my head. I have to admit...

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“1944”: Ukraine wins Eurovision Song Contest 2016

Ukraine's entrant Jamala has won the 61st Eurovision Song Contest with the song “1944“, the country's second victory in the competition after Ruslana's "Wild Dances" in 2004. The winner scored a total of 534 points, followed by jury favourite Australia in second place...

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The Final Countdown: The View from San Francisco

It’s here! It’s here! It’s finally here! And what better way is there to spend the time between now and Te Deum than going through the finalists for some thoughts, comments and personal wishes? This time I consulted with my friend, the Eurovision sorter, and made a...

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What if…? Five possible victory scenarios

Tonight sees the Grand Final of the Eurovision Song Contest 2016. It's time to go through some possible scenarios, to speculate how certain possible victories would affect Eurovision in the one or other way, and finally to give you a personal voting recommendation....

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Eurovision 2016: Five bets to consider

Tonight sees the grand final of the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest, and as always, one of the ways you can add some extra spice to your own enjoyment of the event is by placing a bet or two. If you've been following my betting blogs this week, you'll know that my tips...

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escgo prediction 2016: The Grand Final

Our big day has arrived! Tonight, the grand final of the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest will be held in Stockholm, Sweden. For fans around the continent and beyond, it's the climax to the most exciting time of the year, the conclusion of an on-season that can be said to...

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Semi-final 2 post-mortem: The View from San Francisco

Another semi final came and went, and just like that, even though it feels like only yesterday we sat through the first day of rehearsals, we now have our full final line-up. Not without putting a third of Europe through a collective heart attack first, though. Not...

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How did Eurofans complain about the contest in the days before Twitter? They wrote to the newspapers of course, like Frank Lahiffe of Leeson Street, Dublin did. In the Evening Herald of 27 July 1970, his letter complaining about the changes to the contest from 1971 was published.

Either Liverpool or Glasgow will host the Eurovision Song Contest next year.

The BBC's confirmed it will have futher discussions with officials from both cities with a final decision made within weeks.

https://bbc.in/3BNYfho

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