Monday, November 19, 2018

2008

The 53rd Eurovision Song Contest took place in Belgrade, Serbia.

Eurovision 2008 – final results

The finalists were: the big four France, Germany, Spain and the United Kingdom the host country Serbia the top nine countries from the first...

Press gang

It's less than three hours to the 2008 Eurovision Song Contest and we are in the Press Centre before moving onto the main thingummy...

The Albanian Reaction

I've just been reading in the BBC World Serbian section about how they hope that Eurovision will help the rest of Europe see it...

Like the morning of a wedding

Y'know, where no one really knows what to do with themselves, but knows they can't get involved in anything too time consuming just in...

Typed in haste …

... we've whizzed over from the arena back to the press centre and we're even more confused than ever. Latvia's great even though it's...

Less clue than when we started

It appears at this thing that the more you know, the less you actually understand. And the more you're convinced one thing is going...

Things I never expected to experience

1. Sitting in Belgrade while several thousand assorted people shouted out the word "Portugal" with increasing desperation 2. Saying to the person next to me...

Eurovision 2008 – Second semi-final results

The second semi-final was held on 22 May 2008 The United Kingdom, France and Serbia voted in this semi-final. Draw Country Language Artist Song Place Points 01 Iceland English Euroband "This Is My Life" 8 68 02 Sweden English Charlotte Perrelli "Hero" 12 54 03 Turkey Turkish Mor...

Serviette of Death 2

My Qualifiers are: Sweden Turkey Ukraine Latvia Croatia Denmark Hungary Malta Portugal Bulgaria Feel free to point and laugh Roy's grudging napkin of infinite hell I'm struggling to nip it down from 13 or 14 here, and...

In/Out shake it all about

Ignore the fact that the last one went really really well for us. Semi 2 is a different kettle of fish altogether. So I'm...