12th December – Tickets On Sale – Ultimate Guide

The first batch of tickets for the 2020 Eurovision Song Contest will be released next week. On Thursday the 12th of December at 12:00 midday, the first three waves of tickets will be released to the public via Eurovision.tv (International customers) or by Songfestival-Tickets (Dutch customers). The tickets will officially be available by Paylogic, this…

Introducing The Presenters of Eurovision 2020!

Edsilia Rombley, Chantal Janzen and Jan Smit will host the 2020 Eurovision Song Contest in Rotterdam, The Netherlands on the 12th, 14th and 16th of May. The announcement was made today by the European Broadcasting Union. This year, two females and a male will ‘Open Up’ the contest in May. They will open and close…

Eurovision 2020 Stage Design Revealed

The stage design for the 2020 Eurovision Song Contest has been revealed. Designed by Florian Wieder, the stage design features a minimalist, open design incorporating elements of The Netherlands. The design is innovative, modest and functionally smart. This way we can create a completely different look for each of the 41 participating acts, opening and…

What Went Wrong – Junior Eurovision – 2019 Edition

In our new sub-division of What Went Wrong, we’ll look at everything that went wrong during the 2019 Junior Eurovision Song Contest! As this is a children’s programme, we will leave out some mistakes to not offend the artists or delegations. Issues During The Opening Ceremony The Opening Ceremony for the 2019 Junior Eurovision Song…

Eurovision 2020 Artwork Revealed

The artwork for the 2020 Eurovision Song Contest has been revealed. ‘Open Up to the 2020 Eurovision Song Contest, taking place in Rotterdam, the Netherlands on the 12th, 14th and 16th of May. This morning, the artwork for the event has been revealed by the European Broadcasting Union. The logo symbolises the 65 years of…

Eurovision Asia Delayed Until 2020

Eurovision Asia, the proposed event hosted by the European Broadcasting Union in co-operation with SBS, the Australian broadcaster, has been further delayed until next year. The contest, which was created to unite Asian countries under the Eurovision Song Contest format, has been delayed until next year. Australian Broadcaster SBS, who are hosting the event, have…

Poland: 7.7 Million Tune Into Junior Eurovision 2019

7.7 million viewers tuned into the 2019 Junior Eurovision Song Contest in Poland, broadcast on national broadcaster TVP. An average viewership of 5.5 million people watched the 2019 Junior Eurovision Song Contest in Poland, with a peak 7.7 million tuning in to see Viki Gabor’s victory for Poland. The programme was broadcast on TVP1, TVP…

Exclusive: Stream Episode One of EuroCast Now

ESCtakeover are proud to announce the introduction of EUROCAST, the all new Eurovision and Junior Eurovision podcast in partnership with Burnley Radio. Our team members, Owen and Ellie, are proud to welcome the first episode of EUROCAST – a Eurovision podcast like no other. In the first episode, listen to Owen and Ellie discuss the…

Voting Analysis Of Junior Eurovision 2019

Poland has just won the 2019 Junior Eurovision Song Contest. We delve into all the votes that were cast during the final of Junior Eurovision in Gliwice-Silesia, Poland. In the final, a total of 3.77 million votes were cast. These votes accounted for 50% of the final vote. The other 50% came from the national…

Poland Win The 2019 Junior Eurovision Song Contest

Viki Gabor has won the 2019 Junior Eurovision Song Contest with the song ‘Superhero’. For the second consecutive time, Poland have won the 2019 Junior Eurovision Song Contest, represented by Viki Gabor with ‘Superhero’. The 12 year old won the contest, against 18 other strong competitors in Gliwice-Silesia. In the final, 3.77 million votes were…

Junior Eurovision 2019 – Ultimate Guide

The 2019 Junior Eurovision Song Contest will take place in Gliwice-Silesia, Poland at 16:00 CET. Today, the Junior Eurovision Song Contest will be taking place in Poland, after their victory at last year’s contest in Minsk, Belarus with the song ‘Anyone I Want To Be’. After months of preparation, rehearsals and more, the contest is…

Today: Jury Final of Junior Eurovision 2019 – Live Blog

The Jury Final of Junior Eurovision 2019 takes place today in Gliwice-Silesia. The show makes up 50% of the final vote, with the other 50% coming from the online voting. You can follow the jury show via our Twitter account, where we will be posting regular updates on each song live. Click here.

Day Three: First Rehearsals Conclude At Gliwice-Silesia

Here’s a round up of everything that’s happened in Gliwice-Silesia, Poland on Wednesday the 20th of November. Today, first rehearsals concluded in Gliwice-Silesia, with the final nine acts performing. The following countries rehearsed for the first time: North Macedonia Poland Portugal Spain Russia Wales Serbia The Netherlands Ukraine You can watch their rehearsal clips here,…

Andorra: Eurovision Song Contest Return Likely

Today, it has been reported that Andorra could be returning to the Eurovision Song Contest in the coming years. Eurovision-Spain reports that certain talks have took place to confirm Andorra’s return to the Eurovision Song Contest. After ten years of absence, the party which advises the Government’s decisions has said that ‘RTVA will return to…

Day Two: First Rehearsals Kick Off At Arena Gliwice

Here’s a round up of everything that’s happened in Gliwice-Silesia, Poland on Tuesday the 19th of November. Today, first rehearsals kicked off in Gliwice-Silesia. The following countries rehearsed for the first time: Kazakhstan France Armenia Albania Australia Belarus Georgia Ireland Italy You can watch their rehearsal clips here, provided by the official Junior Eurovision YouTube…

Today: Junior Eurovision Opening Ceremony

Today, the Junior Eurovision Opening Ceremony takes place in Katowice, Poland. Share The Joy! It’s Junior Eurovision week, which signifies the start of rehearsals, interviews and more. As you may have already seen, several artists have began flying into Gliwice-Silesia ready for the week ahead. You can catch all of the photos from the airport…

Hungary & Montenegro out; 41 countries to Eurovision 2020

41 countries will participate in the 2020 Eurovision Song Contest, held in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. The European Broadcasting Union has confirmed today that 41 countries will be going to Rotterdam next may. Among those is Bulgaria, who is returning after a year’s absence. Withdrawing is Montenegro and Hungary, who initially confirmed their withdrawal last month….

Eurovision 2020 – List Of Competing Countries To Be Revealed Tomorrow?

Photo: Eurovision 2017 Stage by EBU. Today, it has been speculated that the provisional list of countries competing in the 2020 Eurovision Song Contest could be released tomorrow. For the past two years, the provisional list of competing countries in the next edition of the Eurovision Song Contest has been released on the 7th of…

Czech Republic: Televised Selection Will Not Be Used In 2020

Breaking News Story (in process) Photo: Eurovision.tv Today, ESC Czech Republic has confirmed that the Czech Republic will not be using the planned televised national selection. After months of planning, today it has been confirmed that the Czech Republic will not be using a live national selection to select its artists. Instead, the TV-based selection…

More Scheduling Information Released For Eurovision 2020

Open up to Rotterdam! More scheduling information has been released for the upcoming 2020 Eurovision Song Contest. The City of Rotterdam has published the document, signed with NOS, with information regarding the hosting of the 2020 Eurovision Song Contest. Within the document, there are provisional dates, they are: Reference Group Meetings – taking place on…