Winner's Analysis: "Superhero", Viki Gabor

The stage show and performance complemented the music to create an urgent message relevant to the present state of global affairs. Read about how they came together.

Exclusive: An Interview With Kseniya Simonova

ESCtakeover are proud to present an exclusive interview with Got Talent and Eurovision sand artist star Kseniya Simonova, from Ukraine. You can find out more about her here. First of all, how are you doing? You’ve just performed in Britain’s Got Talent: The Champions and made it all the way to third! Congratulations. Thank you!…

What Went Wrong – 2015 Edition

Welcome back to What Went Wrong – a series where we document everything that went wrong in specific Eurovision years. In this second edition, we’re travelling back to 2015, where the contest was held in Vienna, Austria. You can read the previous edition here. Date Change The 2015 Eurovision Song Contest was initially going to…

Nightwish’s Floor Jansen: third singer from band to express Eurovision interest

Since their formation in 1996, Finnish symphonic power metal band Nightwish has had three different female lead vocalists. Now Floor Jansen, their latest lead vocalist from the Netherlands, has expressed possible interest in competing for her home country, following the footsteps of her vocalist predecessors. 2000: Suomen euroviisukarsinta with Tarja Turunen In 2000, the band…

What Went Wrong – 2019 Edition

Today, we begin our new exciting series documenting everything that went wrong in specific years or circumstances. We’re looking at the 2019 contest, which took place in Tel Aviv.