Thursday, June 24, 2021

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EBU suspends Belarus

At a meeting today the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) Executive Board agreed to suspend Belarus Member BTRC. In a statement, the broadcasting body said:...

Dutch Eurovision corona measures considered success

An experiment into the staging of large-scale events at the 2021 Eurovision Song Contest has been declared a success. Organisers of ‘Fieldlab’ experiments conclude events...

Irish RTÉ considers national final for 2022 Eurovision

After ending last in the first Eurovision 2021 semi-final, the Irish broadcaster RTE is looking to make changes for the next Contest. Head of the...

Maltese minister calls for Eurovision spending investigation

The Maltese Eurovision delegation is to face an investigation, amid claims of misusing taxpayer money to boost bookmaker odds of a win for Destiny...

They talk – but they don’t know about what

I'll do all of my usual round up posts to come and, as a special bonus, Shai has done us a review from inside...

Italian cities bid for 2022 Eurovision Song Contest

Italian broadcaster Rai (Radio Televisione Italiana) will host the 2022 Eurovision Song Contest following the country's victory at the 2021 contest in Rotterdam, Netherlands,...

UPDATED: Måneskin singer denies Eurovision cocaine use

The lead singer of Eurovision winners Måneskin has denied suggestions he was caught on camera taking drugs and offered to take a drugs test...

What the UK Press had to say about 2021 Eurovision defeat

James Newman, United Kingdom, Second Rehearsal, Rotterdam Ahoy, 15 May 2021 — EBU / Thomas Hanses
With James Newman scoring yet another last place for the UK at Eurovision - this time with zero points - we thought we'd have...

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COUNTDOWN 2021

Monty’s Eurovision Countdown Part 4 – Azerbaijan

Mata Hari by Efendi I could pluck three words from the lyrics of this and deliver you of the most precise and succinct review of...

Monty’s Eurovision Countdown Part 35 – Spain

Voy a Querdame by Blas Cantó Aw! There’s something about Blas that just makes you want to ruffle his perfectly coiffed bouffant hair. I so...

Monty’s Eurovision Countdown Part 2 – Australia

Technicolour by Montaigne Montaigne is my Countdown’s first of many returning artists whose 2020 Eurovision dreams were brought to a juddering halt by Coronavirus. As...

Phil’s Eurovision countdown 2021 – Part 39 of 39 – United...

One is allowed to be a touch biased towards one’s home broadcaster, no? Well, yes, because for year upon year, we’ve suffered with the...

INTERVIEWS

Barbara Pravi: I’ve made no concessions

Barbara Pravi will represent France at the Eurovision Song Contest 2021 in Rotterdam with the song ‘Voilà’. The song takes inspiration from the chanson...

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VIDEO VAULT

OnEurope’s Video Vault – Episode 19 – Advance Australia Fair?

In our final instalment of Video Vault goodness of 2020 - Phil changes the intro music again to fox a loyal viewer. https://youtu.be/UjYuk698sxw

PODCASTS

Eurovision 2021 … Days 6-8 in glorious audio!

Want Phil's review of the last three days IN AUDIO? - are you mental?! Oh OK then ...