The five Romanian songs have been released! Listen below.

The five songs to be sung by Roxen in the Romanian Eurovision selection have been released. You can listen via TVR’s playlist or click down below. A review of the five songs will be coming shortly through the Three-Minute Throwdown Series (previews of Slovenia and Ukraine, whose national finals are this weekend, are available). Which…

Le choix français: Tom Leeb chosen as French representative to Rotterdam

After multiple reports that France would choose internally, scrapping the Destination Eurovision format that selected Madame Monsieur (“Mercy”) and Bilal Hassani (“Roi”, King), France Télévisions has announced that Tom Leeb will represent the Tricolore for Eurovision 2020. According to the official Eurovision site, the actor, singer, and comedian will reveal the representative song soon. Tom…

What’s Up Weekly: 26 December

Your (bi-)weekly dose of Eurovision happenings, featuring a Festivali i Këngës wrap-up, this year in retrospect, and more!

Albania: Arilena Ara To Eurovision 2020

After three nights of performances, “Shaj” was rated most highly by the jury consisting of current Melodifestivalen supervisor and American Song Contest producer Christer Björkman, Greek producer (Sergey Lazarev’s Eurovision songs, among others) Dimitris Kontopoulos, Icelandic Head of Delegation Felix Bergsson, Albanian ethnomusicologist Mikaela Minga, and Albanian poet Rita Petro. In effect, Arilena will represent…

#UNITED: Introducing The Eurovision Takeover 2020!

ESCtakeover is proud to announce the second edition of The Eurovision Takeover, a site project that aims to bring the fans what they want in elegant fashion. The live show will be on 2 May, and it will air live on 3 May. What is The Eurovision Takeover? At ESCtakeover, we try to give fans…

Serbia at Junior Eurovision 2019: “Podigni glas” music video released!

Last month, ESCtakeover reported that Darija Vračević would represent Serbia in the upcoming Junior Eurovision contest in Gliwice-Silesia, Poland. Today, RTS, Serbia’s broadcaster, has revealed the music video for “Podigni glas” (Raise your voice) on its website. The song is a compelling call to action from children to adults to address issues rising from increasing…