Thursday, January 17, 2019

23 September – I know the rain is falling outside

Did you go to Portugal back in May? Do you still dream of the sun, the sea, the pasteis de nada? Do you think...

Each morning I’ll be like a child

It's Friday night at the Café Oneurope. And that can only mean one thing. It's random video time. You must be on the edge...

26 June – The wind changed and she didn’t return

It's always good to celebrate those people that were the first. The first winner of the contest. The first winner from . The first...

20 June – I give my life for a day of...

I mentioned a day or two ago that Portuguese was a very misunderstood language until 2017. If you were to listen to a compilation...

18 June – My grape sugar and nut on the table

Nothing makes you think of summer more than fruit and sweet things. OK, perhaps the sun too. But if you're in a beach bar,...

Portugal: Home and dry

With just a few rehearsals to get through today, it's a shorter stint for Monty and Rose, who will be your guides. They're en...

Portuguese simplicity

It’s our first look at Portugal and the Big 5 now. The first ever Portuguese entry on home soil. How long we’ve waited for...

Portugal – Not Fado but Fad-ish

There are two schools of thought on this. Mine is that this song is a 2:38 moan by one girl about the other girl's dead...

Phil’s Eurovision Countdown – Part…29 lets say. Portugal

OK I admit it, i missed out Part 29 in my counting methodology so lets call Portugal 29 and say no more about it. In...

Mo’s Eurovision Countdown 2018 – Portugal

Host nation, playing on home turf. A winsome little number - Cláudia Pascoal sings in that over-emotional style that makes it hard to call her...