Saturday, December 15, 2018

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...

Mo’s Eurovision Countdown 2018 – Norway

When Rybak brought 'Fairytale' to Eurovision, it was clear he'd be leaving with the trophy. And he's quickly become Eurovision royalty. Like Johnny Logan...

24 March – So good, so divine

Today's song is seen as inspirational by some. I can see where they're coming from. This is a song about a change in life...

18 March – What can I expect in that rocking chair?

The old Eurovision thing has captured people who have dabbled in all sorts of things outside of singing. We've had medics, lawyers and even...

Hei fran Oslo! Monty goes to the Melodi Grand Prix

Hei fran Oslo, OnEuropeans! I’ve ditched that little old Swedish competition, because, you know, who really cares what wins it this year, and I’ve...