The United Kingdom will likely host Eurovision 2023. Given the ongoing war in Ukraine, it is impossible for the winning broadcaster UA:PBC to host the contest. Therefore, the EBU has confirmed that it will continue talks with BBC.
Ukraine has won the 2022 Eurovision Song Contest. The band Kalush Orchestra was ranked 4th in the jury vote, however they won the televote by a historical score of 439 points. Team ESCDaily discusses Ukraine’s special victory in our Eurovision podcast.
In the final ESCDaily Show episode, we discuss the Eurovision 2022 Grand Final. Dennis van Eersel and Erik Bolks both have a different winner, while host Steef van Gorkum argues that Serbia’s Konstrakta could finish in the top 5.
In our podcast Daily Coffee we talk about the jury final of Eurovision 2022 and the nations that probably stood out most and the ones that impressed the least.
Finland sends The Rasmus to Eurovision 2022. However, according to Dennis van Eersel this is not enough to be successful. “The song and the performance still needs to be good.”
The second semi final of the Eurovision Song Contest 2022 is a two horse race. Either Sweden or Poland will win it, at least according to Erik Bolks and Steef van Gorkum. They make their predictions in Daily Coffee, our Eurovision podcast.
Greece may have won the jury vote of Eurovision 2022 semi final 1 last night. Steef van Gorkum says this in our Eurovision podcast Daily Coffee. He also thinks Croatia’s Mia Dimsic made costly mistakes, perhaps ruining her qualification chances.
The first semi final of Eurovision 2022 has more jury friendly entries than the second does. Thus conclude Steef van Gorkum, Erik Bolks and Dennis van Eersel in their next episode of the podcast Daily Coffee, coming live from Turin.
“Eurovision 2022 is the most uncertain contest in many years”. This says Szymon Stellmaszyk in the ESCDaily Show. Stellmaszyk, a Eurovision expert for almost 20 years, thinks that many different factors are unique this year, including the technical problems and the war in Ukraine.
The technical issues that RAI is experiencing, may influence the Eurovision results. Thus concludes Steef van Gorkum, chief editor of ESCDaily, in today’s Eurovision podcast Daily Coffee. Together with Erik Bolks and Dennis van Eersel, Van Gorkum discusses what went wrong during week 1 of [read more…]