Sunday, December 16, 2018

Monty’s Eurovision Countdown Part 22 – ISRAEL

Toy by Netta I last spoke to you about Ireland, a Eurovision nation whose approach seems stuck in the past. In contrast, Israel’s couldn’t be...

Phil’s Eurovision Countdown – Part 24 – Israel

I am generally not a believer in so-called “Fanwank” – those songs that fans love so much that it drives them blind with desire,...

4 April – Clouds still float over the city houses

There's a lot of interest in one or two countries in the 2018 edition of our favourite TV show. This happens every year, and...

Mo’s Eurovision Countdown 2018 – Israel

Of all the performers taking part in the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest, Netta is the one I see as being truly able to use...

13 March – They’d just get beaten up

It's time we had a winner today. Just to remind us that every year in the Eurovision Song Contest, someone has to win. Whether...

Israel leapfrogs to become bookies’ Eurovision favourite

Within minutes of Netta releasing the official video for 'Toy', bookmakers adjusted their odds and made Israel their tip to win the 2018 Eurovision...

Israel picks Netta Barzilai for Eurovision

Netta Barzilai has emerged as the winner of 'Next Star for Eurovision' - one of the most protracted selection processes this year. And even...

As predicted, It wasn’t the end for Israel

In a move that has stunned absolutely no one that bothers to look at these kind of things, the new Israeli broadcaster KAN *will*...

A sad goodbye from Israeli broadcaster to Eurovision

Tonight was the final broadcast from the Israeli Broadcasting Authority (IBA). As jury spokesman Ofer Shalom announced the results of a jury vote, he...

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...