Saturday, December 15, 2018

Austria… Nathan Trent? – That doesn’t sound very Germanic

So, awaking from my slumbers here at OnEurope Towers I find the internet a glow with pre-Christmas cheer and the fact that ORF have...

Austria – It’s a NO from me!

I need to declare an interest in this – I liked this song…. note the past tense there…. Zoe now stands on a backdrop...

Austria’s not quite found her charm yet

Plenty of good will for this abounding, and Zoë stole the show in London and Amsterdam. What this needs is charm, and buckets of...

ESC birthdays 16 March – One step further and she would...

Eurovision likes a trier (to a degree anyway). Those unsung performers who often start as a backing singer and maybe, just maybe graduate to...

Eurovision 2016 – Austria – Zoe to Stockholm, in FRENCH!! –...

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IaFPwrkzdmk] So who is going to represent Austria in the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest? The answer is simple, Zoe will with her...

Eurovision 2015 – Another day of rehearsals

The morning after the night before at Eurovision is always a little bit sad, with dejected fans, disappointed delegations, and some oddments of promotional...

Austria – Making our minds up

Phil: Austria – Making a mess **MESS** **MESS** **MESS** See, ORF Circa 1982 knew what to do here…. The brief from ORF 2015 is clearly “Dear Makemakes, ...

Mr Phil explains it all – Part 8g – Eurovision 2014...

Indulge me, dear reader, in a bit of a personal journey with this. Last year I wrote on this very site that Conchita was only...

Fly on the wings of a Phoenix

Against all odds I've made it to the arena for the first dress rehearsal of the final. It's hot in here, and I'm on...

Chicken balls, drag, tutus and twink rock! Phew!

Ooh a lovely chicken ball salad with That Monty's hot sauce for lunch and it's onwards and upwards now to... Austria. Ooh Conchy! That was classy,...