Birthdays

It’s a happy birthday to our favourite Eurovision people, living and dead.

14 July – And you ask yourself: Who might be behind...

Have you ever wondered how many participants actually represent their home country? I have, and I'm sure there's someone out there who could tell...

12 July – I feel fire and cold

If you were watching the last contest from Stockholm, you'll remember a certain interval act. And Måns and Petra might have been onto something. No,...

10 July – We sing here

We may think that a Grand Final of 26 songs is the norm now. Some of you may think this is enough, others think...

7 July – Bind my hands so I can drown in...

Now there's a lyric to get you wondering "What was the writer on when they wrote that?". It's very profound, and probably full of...

6 July – They can push Beckham and overthrow Clinton

You have to be prepared to listen to all styles when putting yourself through a Eurovision Song Contest. The Schlager, the ballad, the fado,...

5 July – I won’t take precautions, nor will I carry...

How are you on the free language rule? Do you think it's fine, or should countries sing in their own languages? Coming from where...

4 July – A country without a name

As you may know, there's a country that I have a love/hate relationship with. It's because some out there in Eurovision land seem to...

3 July – Little things, little things, to talk about the...

Were you alive in the 1970s? And if so, do you remember contests in the 1970s. Today's pick might be remembered by some people,...

2 July – Are you still so deaf to ask me...

Do you think the influx of countries after 2004 has made a difference? Are they just there to make the numbers up, or do...

1 July – From the moment we go to sleep till...

Another month and another change in header pictures. Did you like the little heads of state theme I ran? Well, the theme for July...