The Seven Strangest Eurovision Venues Of All Time

So you might think that Ukraine’s chosen venue for staging this year’s contest is a little unusual. Indeed, to the untrained eye, a convention...

Eurovision Countdown 2017 – Part 2

We're still here - unlike the Russians if you believe what you read everywhere. OnEurope's pundits continue to delight with ill-informed ramblings about the songs competing...

Monty’s Eurovision Countdown – Azerbaijan

Skeletons by Dihaj If you find yourself in one of those arguments about how far Eurovision has travelled in recent years, then this should be...

Azerbaijan – they’ve been at the rhyming dictionary again

In a happy little ditty, Dihaj sings about her Skeletons (and no, not Jack Skellington - which would be more happier!) I think it sounds decent enough...

Estonia & Azerbaijan

The break’s over, and we’ve just had some nice creamy buns and taken receipt of a Gabriela Gucikova  promotional travel mug and shopping bag. Estonia:...

Azerbaijan – oh dear oh dear… this is not good

Samra is as flat as a badger that’s been run over by a Volvo in Gothenburg.  She’s really a very bad live singer and...

Azerbaijan – Does anyone have a bucket…

because Samra needs one to carry her tune in. It’s a damning indictment of your vocal ability when the press look at the screen and...

Azerbaijan – pitching och tuning

We’ve had a lunch break: I brought a halloumi and meze wrap with me today. I know how you like to keep up with...

I have a minor problem with Azerbaijan

I was watching Elnur’s breakdancing pirouetting werewolves, then suddenly remembered Du Er Fuld Af Logn from ESC 1986 and it’s a brute of an...

Latvia & Azerbaijan – is it time for a break yet?...

Latvia – I didn’t see much of it as I was having some lunch: big ravioli with cheese and a butetr sauce. Delicious. About...