Live Blog – Eurovision 2018 second semi final

It's time for 'Fanning's Folly II - This time it's personal' - and another one of those fancy little live blogs that OnEuropean visitors...

Norway: that’s how you coast through a second rehearsal

For a song that’s coming up the ranking with the bookies, I’ve seldom seen such a lack of enthusiasm amongst fans as for Alexander...

Boy wonder Rybak is bak!

So the Rybak opens the second semi final and the Norwegian package is pretty much ready to go. We missed the first run-through, but...

Norway: that’s how you get on my tits

Bom dia! Tudo bem? We had our first proper Eurovision party last night, with an impromptu DJ set from DH Ohrmeister, Konstantin, in Trumps...

Norway – There is a lot to like but …

There are people in this press room who are now convinced that Rybak is going to win this contest after seeing the run-through. It...

UFFFFFF!!

It’s a crusty old ‘bom dia’ today Oneurope as we stagger into the shed by the Tagus on day three with hangovers after a...

Monty’s Eurovision Countdown Part 31 – NORWAY

That’s How You Write A Song by Alexander Rybak Gigliola Cinquetti, Anne Marie David, Elisabeth Andreassen, Carola, Niamh Kavanagh, Dana International, Charlotte Perrelli, and Lena...

Phil’s Eurovision Countdown – Part 32 – Norway

I can’t even get through this song without punching something – and that really is a problem when you have tickets to sit in...

Six Eurovision winners who should have quit while ahead

Only one performer has ever won the Eurovision Song Contest twice. Johnny Logan warbled his way to victory in 1980 and 1987. This year, Norwegian power-violinist Alexander Rybak hopes to...

28 March – A seed will grow and sprout

Do you remember those days when the host song always did well? It was a big thing in the 1990s, when home entry after...