Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Serbian striding and strutting

Hhm. Serbia’s not great. Musically this has plenty to stand out, but visually they’re making a bit of a fist of it. There’s some...

I balkanika this, but not a lot!

Balkanika next up for Serbia and I really like this song. The staging is pretty much as I would have expected with the old...

Serbia – what a load of old Balkans …

If you are talking generic and if you are talking about songs that clearly know their audience, then Serbia should be right at the...

Phil’s Eurovision Countdown – Part 38 – Serbia

Here we go again – Balkan Ballad mark 2 from everyone’s favourite Balkan county.  I don’t know what it is with these types of...

Monty’s Eurovision Countdown Part 37 SERBIA

Nova Deca by Sanja Ilić and Balkanika It’s a return to Eurovision for Serbian composer Sanja Ilić, having been behind Yugoslavia’s 1982 entry Halo Halo....

Mo’s Eurovision Countdown 2018 – Serbia

It kicks off like one of those entho-wailers from the middle of the last decade. And then the first verse kicks in and it...

Sanja Ilic & Balkanika heading for Eurovision (Updated with results)

Sanja Ilic & Balkanika won the right to represent Serbia at the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest with a song called 'Nova deca' (New children). After...

Time to catch up with what’s happening in Serbia

After generally disappointing results, Serbia is to return to the format that once did them proud at Eurovision. The Beovizija 2018 will select a...

Seventeen in the running for Serbian Eurovision song

Serbian TV is treating us to Beovizija once more after a run of internal selections. Broadcaster RTS has announced the seventeen songs (picked from a starting...

Serbia – Back by populist demand?

So it seems the clamour to be the next Serbian entrant to the Eurovision knows no bounds as their broadcaster, RTS, has had to...