Bulgaria: In or Out for Eurovision 2020?

In this article, we review everything that’s happening with Bulgaria and the Eurovision Song Contest 2020, held in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. First things first, let’s clarify why we’re covering Bulgaria. Well, Bulgaria withdrew from last year’s contest in Tel Aviv, Israel due to financial difficulties. The nation also withdrew from the Junior Eurovision Song Contest…

France: Carla to Junior Eurovision 2019 with ‘Bim Bam Toi’

Carla will represent France at the 2019 Junior Eurovision Song Contest with ‘Bim Bam Toi’. Written and composed by Igit, Barbara Pravi, ‘Bim Bam Toi’ will be sung by Carla this November in Gliwice-Silesia. Listen to her song here. Junior Eurovision 2019 The 2019 Junior Eurovision Song Contest will be held in Gliwice-Silesia, Poland in…

Italy: Music Video & Artist Revealed

Italy has released their Junior Junior Eurovision Song Contest music video. Marta Viola will represent the nation in Gliwice-Silesia this November. She will sing ‘La Voce Della Terra’, which translates to ‘The Voice Of The Earth’. The video was filmed at Intesa Sanpaolo , The Skyscraper, Turin. It will be amazing to perform in front…

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!…

Meet: Kseniya Simonova

Find out more about Kseniya Simonova, from our new & exclusive interview. Born in April 1985, Kseniya Simonova is a worldwide-acclaimed sand and snow artist, originally born in Ukraine. She rose to fame after winning the first series of Ukraine’s Got Talent, and receiving a prize of one million hryvna (equivalent to 110,000 dollars). She…

Spain: First Staging Details Revealed For ‘Marte’

Toñy Prieto, the stage director for Melani at this year’s Junior Eurovision Song Contest has revealed details of the staging of Spain’s performance in Gliwice-Silesia. The staging board which will be respoonsible for Spain’s staging has revealed that the Spanish Broadcaster has ‘hired an English professional, with a lot of experience in Eurovision’. Prieto also…

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…

Watch Now: Giorgi Rostiashvili Releases ‘We Need A Love’ for Georgia

Georgia’s Junior Eurovision representative, Gioriga Rostiashvili has released his song for the 2019 Junior Eurovision Song Contest, written and composed by David Evgenidze. In the video, you may notice the appearance of Tamar Edilashvili, who represented Georgia at last year’s Junior Eurovision Song Contest, held in Minsk, Belarus. Junior Eurovision 2019 The 2019 Junior Eurovision…

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…

Cyprus says…This is a man’s world!

RIK, the Cypriot national broadcaster, has revealed that after Eleni Foureira with “Fuego” and Tamta with “Replay”, they are bound to send a male act to represent the island in Rotterdam.

What’s Up Weekly – 30 September

Each week in Eurovision season brings a slew of news on the Eurovision front. This is an aggregation of all the news from the past week going into next week.