Brandon McCann has worked for ESCDaily five years now. We thought it would be great to have a summary of what advice he would give to anyone interested in attending their first year as either a fan, press or even delegation.
No matter how good Rybak’s rehearsal is, or no matter how much praise Estonia and France get. Israel is still top favorite in all the betting markets. Brandon McCann asks the question on everyone’s mind right now: What can still stop Netta from winning Eurovision [read more…]
Brandon McCann covers all the press conferences in Lisbon this year for Team ESCDaily. As a result, he knows better than anybody how the mini-cosmos that is the press conference hall functions. In this editorial, he provides special insight.
On the night before Michael Schulte’s first rehearsal, Brandon McCann explains his personal feelings towards the German Eurovision song. He’s convinced Germany is underrated at this year’s competition. “They could go all the way.”
Following up on his successful study into the role of ballads in Eurovision, ESCDaily’s chief editor Steef van Gorkum takes a look at this year’s entries. Almost all the ballads are allocated in the first semi final, which could help top favorite Israel win the [read more…]
In less than a month, Jessica Mauboy will compete for Australia at the Eurovision Song Contest with her anthemic entry ‘We Got Love’.
Following up on his successful study into the role of ballads in Eurovision, ESCDaily’s chief editor Steef van Gorkum takes a look at this year’s entries. With the help of a 7-member expert panel he concludes that we will hear 18 ballads in Lisbon. However, [read more…]
Ever since its first participation in 2007, Czech Republic is one of the “ugly ducklings” of the Eurovision family. The country even withdrew from the competition in 2010 due to bad results and lack of public interest. This year, however, the middle European nation suddenly [read more…]
Estonia is one of the main favourites to win the Eurovision Song Contest 2018, according to the bookmakers. Could it be that an opera song wins the contest in Lisbon? We take a look at the past to answer that question in this editorial.
Alexander Rybak joins a short list of artists that have won the Eurovision Song Contest and return to the contest to reclaim their title. Statistically however, a second victory for Rybak is unlikely, states Dennis van Eersel in this editorial.