Saturday, December 15, 2018

Monty’s Eurovision Countdown – Finland

Blackbird by Norma John The Finnish final once again didn’t fail to delight. There’s more than plenty to pick over for those, like me, compiling...

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...

Norma John wins UMK in Finland … Kiev bound with added...

Indie pop duo Norma John have won the Finnish national final - UMK 2017 - and will represent the country at the 2017 Eurovision...

2017 UMK results (Finland)

Here are the final results from the Finnish Final held on 28th January 2017.

Finland gets ready to UMK its way to Eurovision 2017

When it comes to Eurovision, some countries shine year in, year out - think Sweden and Russia. Others tend to cling to the middle...

Finland – lacks attack

Finland are opening proceedings and Sandhja is mincing about in her powder blue cat suit with her mates but it still doesn't sound as...

Starting with the Finnish

I’ve started with a Mister Naef moment as my computer failed to connect to the network in the press centre. Having spent some tense...

Finland – Potential Camel Toe alert!

She’s singing away alright…. away into non-qualifying hell. It was going so well as well before she started singing and that’s not a slight...

Sandhja to Stockholm! – Mp3 anyone?

So who is going to represent Finland in the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest? Sandhja, that's who! The Uuden Musiikin Kilpailu (or UMK as it's called)...

I’ve neglected Finland. Also, Greece.

I don’t really have a lot to say about Finland – the boys really have one performance level, to my eye every rehearsal has...