Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Birthdays

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

Eurovision birthdays 21/10 – Düm düm düm

Remember Turkey? You must do. They took part for years with excellent songs and everyone ignored them. Then they went downmarket...

Eurovision birthdays 20/10 – It’s beginning to look like cheese, darn...

London was a very special Eurovision city in the 1960s. It hosted three of things, all in different venues. Not many cities...

Eurovision birthdays 18/10 – Watch my dance, go on, you know...

Now I picked on Greece the other day, probably a little harshly. They've put in some good stuff, like this song. It...

Eurovision birthdays 17/10 – The party for everybody’s over now

If in doubt, change your name. Today's birthday girl has been in the contest three times. The first was with a fellow...

Eurovision birthdays 16/10 – I’m like an eagle in the open...

Dramatic is always a high-risk strategy. It can do the business or bomb completely. Our Albanian friends like to choose this style...

Eurovision birthdays 15/10 – J’aime la fomage, Même si c’est une...

I feel old today. I'm a Riigi of a similar vintage to today's birthday girl and if she were doing now what she...

Eurovision birthdays 14/10 – The first time I had cake…

Those Dutch are a fun bunch. And they damn near won this year. Can you imagine a contest in Netherlands, The? ...

Eurovision birthdays 13/10 – No need to cry, there’s cheese just...

Last time the contest was in Vienna, we had a classic. A good winner, a very good non-winner, and a generally very good...

Eurovision birthdays 10/10 – Luxembourg, please come back to stay

There was once a time when looks didn't quite matter as much, as you'll see from the look of today's birthday boy. He...

Eurovision birthdays 9/10 – Easy peasy Magyar cheesy

Some performers go to Eurovision with high hopes. They have high hopes. They have high apple pie in the sky hopes. ...