Time for a quick break

The only redeeming feature for this song is the fact that the 3d lettering on the backdrop looks very effective..... effectively removing your eyes...

Juke Box Fury – semi final 2 rehearsals part two

As we gather again and sample some more "delights" Macedonia (former thingy of somewhere) I'm probably one this song's biggest fans. Much like last year though,...

Nuts sir?!

Macedonia is all kinds of awful as well! - this morning has not boded well. Firstly, the rapper has ditched the Puffa jacket he...

As much passion as a kick in the Balkans

And now we come to a country who are really hard to call when it comes to qualifying. The former thingy of there that...

So much for the afternoon shift…

OK. Let's look back on today in Moscow, as that's really what we're all here for. Israel - almost entirely pleasant. A few worrying fluffs...

Macedonia – Where on earth did THAT come from?!

Phil: This is going to be a complete contrast between the three songs that have come before. I didn't give Next Time a prayer...

Macedonia might not qualify – shock!

Phil: Now we have been exposed to the macadamia nuts on local television for days and day but seeing it on stage has revealed...

Last night’s fitba and more of the songs

Now you may know me as the fella on this team who likes to do context. Y'know, the things that go on around town...

It says 18 F.Y.R. Macedonia on the bottom of the screen...

Nick: So it must be time for song 18. It's a rather baffling staging here, with people suddenly turning up through a temporary door...

Is this Eurovision package half full or half empty?

Nick: A member of the OnEurope team has been talking this up all week, which has obviously predisposed me to pick holes in it....