What does the web predict for tonight’s semi-final?

Tonight, Eurovision Song Contest fans get to settle down with the first slice of the 2018 competition. Nineteen songs will compete for ten Grand...

Czech Republic – The man’s a trouper

Say what you like about Mikolas and the song, he's got balls and guts to even be on the stage at the moment. He's...

Updated: Injury Time – Mikolas Josef rushed to hospital

The first day of rehearsals haven't ended well for Czech singer Mikolas Josef. Following his first rehearsal this morning, he reported an injury. The...

The Czech Republic of Trumpet

Mikolas up next on a plinth centre stage, accompanied by two backing dancers either side on mini platforms that illuminate aqua marine. He’s in...

Czech Republic – what mood’s your camel in?

Czech Republic. Mikolas isn’t happy. He starts and stops almost immediately, pointing out that the plinths and back-lit lightboxes he and his dancers are...

Czech Republic – When favourites bomb in first rehearsals

Suffice it to say that the whoopsies in the press room (as Monty describes h*mose*ualists) got a bit hot under the collar when Mikolas...

13 April – Cold and dim are the skies

As you will have read yesterday, some decent songs stay in the semi-finals. Some dross rightly remain there too, but it just shows how...

Monty’s Eurovision Countdown Part 11 – CZECH REPUBLIC

Lie to Me by Mikolas Josef Fans who like to keep an eye on the Eurovision betting odds will notice something unusual this year, with...

Mo’s Eurovision Countdown 2018 – Czech Republic

'Lie to me' is derivative of Justin Timberlake - who wowed global audiences with his Eurovision interval act a few years back. And as...

Phil’s Eurovision Countdown – Part 12 – The Czech Republic

So, the basic premise of this song can be summed up in a few words: Mikolas's significant other is playing away, but he don't...