2016

The 61st Eurovision Song Contest took place in Stockholm, Sweden.

Tie Break part 2 – Vi har ett resultat

You remember back in late May when I was doing my review, I got concerned about a tie between Netherlands and Malta, and wrote...

Phil explains Eurovision 2016 – Top 5

So, to wrap this up, the top five – deconstructed ... 5th – Sweden – 261 Points Embed from Getty Images One of the pre-contest favourites, Frans...

Phil Explains Eurovision 2016 – 10th to 6th

Embed from Getty Images 10th – Belgium – 181 Points. I'd have thought the juries and the televote would have been the other way round...

It’s all about the tie break

So, this anomaly that I mentioned on the review a couple of days ago. As we know, or you should if you visit any Eurovision...

Phil Explains the Eurovision – Part 2 – 20th-11th… well.. sorta

20th - Georgia – 104 Points. Real music by a real band which bore out the jury results and it's 80 points but, as expected,...

Designer hits back at Eurovision stitch up

Oscar de la Renta famously advised women to 'walk like you have three men walking behind you.' When Nina Kraljić took to the Eurovision stage...

Phil Explains Eurovision 2016 – 26th to 21st

26th Germany. 11 Points This is one of the easier explanations I will have to give this year. It really *is* that bad. It's a...

Eurovision 2016 – Look who’s tweeting

Twitter traffic peaked three times during the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest. Of course, when the 'surprise winner' was confirmed, everyone had something to say about it,...

Was that just the perfect Eurovision?

And so the dust settles on another Eurovision season. Were it not for the fact that I was at home for most of it...

Well now i’m home

Well i'm home now Europe, and about time too I hear you cry. So, what's left to do... Well this week i'll be doing my usual...