Monday, November 19, 2018

All change at the Eesti Laul

A new producer will ring changes in the competition that picks a song to represent Estonia at the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest. This time around, there...

30 August – Like two sailing boats in the sea

As I've mentioned before, many songs that we expect to do well, fall at the semi-final stage. We ask ourselves why. Well at least...

29 June – I wouldn’t want it any other way

Do you think I am cheating when I pick one half of a duo? I think not. The individual concerned is a named performer,...

What does the web predict for tonight’s semi-final?

Tonight, Eurovision Song Contest fans get to settle down with the first slice of the 2018 competition. Nineteen songs will compete for ten Grand...

Eestima … there is something amiss here

... and I don't know what it is. The Estonian entry has all of the ingredients of a great song. They also have a dress...

Estonia and Bulgaria to finish us off

Elina and that frock and that voice doing everything you would expect of them with this. Piercingly on point vocals and, for an opera...

Projecting an Estonian qualification

Estonia. Well. If you’ve seen this in the promo video, which is the performance from the Estonian final, then you’ll know what to expect....

28 April – Become just a name on your lips

I couldn't let today pass without posting a birthday from a trur ground-breaker amongst ground-breakers. Sadly she's no longer with us. The year was 1994....

Monty’s Eurovision Countdown Part 13 – ESTONIA

La Forza by Elina Nechayeva If you’re going to do a gimmick at Eurovision make sure it’s either not previously been done, or you do...

Phil’s Eurovision Countdown – Part 14 – Estonia

It's rare I meet or interact with anyone on my wavelength for more than 2 seconds, but in this instance our beloved Mo has...