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The Big Five

Five broadcasters cough up the most cash to stage the Eurovision Song Contest – they get a free pass to the final and then moan that nobody likes them.

Meta and Moro take Sanremo crown

In the very small hours, another edition of the Sanremo festival ended with Ermal Meta and Fabrizio Moro winning the Italian spot at the...
You Decide

Making my mind up with the BBC

It’s about time I came out of the off season and doled my wisdom out on you, so here I am – back for...

Love is in the air for Spain

These days, when it comes to talent shows, it's all about the journey. And that's been true of Spanish Eurovision hopefuls Alfred (sings with...

Eurovision 2018: A game of two halves

There are 104 days to go until the great and good of Europe (and bits beyond) gather in Lisbon to compete in the 2018...

First acts make German Eurovision shortlist

A German blogger has named some of the acts shortlisted for the 2018 German Eurovision ticket. Next year's participant is to be selected on 22...

Are the BBC going to be heroes … or buggered by...

The BBC has finally announced that Eurovision:You Decide will take place on Wednesday (yes I don't get that either) 7th February at 7.30pm live...

The Big Five – who gets to sing when

The running order for the Eurovision Song Contest is decided as qualifiers emerge from the semi-finals, but to add an element of 'fun', a...

Sanremo vs Objetivo Eurovision … if this were a boxing...

So, the exam question that everyone was answering on Feb 11th 2017 was : “What is the difference between Spain and Italy in the Eurovision...

Man with a monkey wins Sanremo 2017

Francesco Gabanni has been named winner of the 2017 Sanremo Festival. In a press conference after the show, he confirmed he will accept the...

Manel does it for Spain (and your lover) at Eurovision

Manel Navarro will sing for Spain at the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest in Kiev. Despite a wobbly live performance, he won the Spanish national final,...