Live Blog – Second Semi Final

Ten more acts are poised to fight it out to secure a place in the Grand Final of the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest. We'll...

Live Blog – Second semi-final – dress rehearsal

We're back live this evenings after a day out and about - Chernobyl, since you ask. And it's our first chance to watch all...

Croatia: Jacques & Jacques

Croatia is all the kinds of ridiculousness you’ve heard it is, singing a duet with himself in two different voices.  It’s hilarious, none of...

If Tommy Cooper was still with us…

He'd be taking out a suit against the Croatians for breach of gimmick. They seem to have listened and/or realised that their first rehearsal was...

Now, If you thought Valentina was batshit….

You aint seen NOTHING yet! "This time with Pyro" has a whole new meaning now ...  Jacques really does the first stanza of this song...

Eurovision Countdown 2017 – Part 7

Every few days, our panel of ‘experts’ have shared opinions on the songs taking part in the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest. We’re nearing the...

Monty’s Eurovision Countdown – Croatia

Croatia – My Friend by Jacques Houdek Jacques Houdek has been within grasp of the Eurovision stage once before, competing for the opportunity to represent...

We’re an open church here…

Never let it be said that we don't encourage contra opinions. Reader John Abrams clearly didn't like my review on Croatia so he wrote...

Croatia – You’ve broken Music!

Seriously, though, what on earth has HRT done to the contest? Their entrant, Jacques Houdek - who has tried numerous times for Croatia, so knows what...

Houdek finally lands Croatian Eurovision job

The world loves a trier. And there’s no-one who’s tried harder to earn three minutes on the Eurovision stage than Croatian singer Jacques Houdek. This...