Birthdays

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

Eurovision birthdays 24/11 – We need more Cossacks in Eurovision

I like the Finns, especially at this time of year, as they know the true meaning of SAD (or Kaamosmasennus as they call it)....

Eurovision birthdays 22/11 – If my cheese stopped turning

It must be really daunting representing a country which has had lots of good results. My countrymen and women should know. But...

Eurovision birthdays 19/11 – Singing THIS song?

You must remember Malta? The Mediterranean's happiest rock? Junior Eurovision? Pastizzi and Cisk? You remember now? Good. Well...

Eurovision birthdays 18/11 – This made me run and hide

What's this? A German song not written by Siegel and/or Meinunger? They don't happen much now, now that some mountain republic got...

Eurovision birthdays 17/11 – You are right there, maman

Many years before the first Junior Eurovision graced our screens, child stars did have the chance to perform in the senior show. This...

Eurovision birthdays 16/11 – Give me your cheese, give me all...

I had a day off yesterday, as I didn't want to detract from the coverage of Junior Eurovision, which Mr Phil and Mr Rpy...

Eurovision birthdays 14/11 – Pray for a good result tomorrow night

I sometimes wonder about the free-language rule in place at Eurovision. It's good that it makes song more widely available. It makes a...

Eurovision birthdays 13/11 – It’s the little things

Whilst Mr Phil is still living it up in sunny Malta, I'm holding the fort here at the other end of our fine continent....

Eurovision birthdays 11/11 – Mad? You don’t have to be but...

I don't know about you, but I was pleased to see Italy back in the contest in 2011. It felt like our nice...

Eurovision birthdays – A night of fire indeed

Some songs have been so good, they may have been too good to win. We all have our own songs like this in...