Birthdays

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

Eurovision birthdays 13/12 – A thousand and one nights?

A long time ago, our favourite TV show was held in Vienna. It was a formal, civilised affair where there was polite applause...

Eurovision birthdays 11/12 – This is *my* life

Sweden. There, that got your attention. Some people out there think Swedish songs are the answer to everything. War. Famine....

Eurovision birthdays 9/12 – You have the wings of a swan

Yes, the contest goes back for years. In some years, there weren't even semi-finals! Can you believe that? Eurovision being a...

Eurovision birthdays 7/12 – Rise, rise, Oneurope, rise

Many of those non-Eurovision fans (yes, they do exist) wonder why Israel takes part in our favourite TV show. After all, it's not...

Eurovision birthdays 6/12 – Wasn’t it wonderful, but maybe just a...

You'd think that if you can find a singer who's got a proven track record, especially in performing live to a big audience, you'd...

Eurovision birthdays 5/12 – He’s too few points to rock n...

What do you think of rock n roll? I always thought it was fine in its place. You know, Elvis films and...

Eurovision birthdays 4/12 – Grab every birthday that you can

I wish Turkey would come back. I must admit I do like their Türkvizyon event, especially with its exotic mix of 'countries' from...

Eurovision birthdays 3/12 – Your heart belongs to Oneurope

The Netherlands had a tough time for a while. Those pesky semi-finals stopped them dead in their tracks many times, even when they...

Eurovision birthdays 1/12 – I believe it’s December

Welcome to December. Once the end of the quiet in the Eurovision calendar. Not anymore. National finals seem to start earlier...

Eurovision birthdays 30/11 – No goodbyes, only aux revoirs

What's the biggest frock you can think of? Something worn by Ch**ra perhaps? Or the lovely Big Joy Fleming? Wrong, there...