Friday, September 24, 2021

Fiddle-dee dee fiddle de dee

Phil: I know that everyone is saying that Alexander Rybak is nailed on to win this contest - and I know that for some...

There are times in this contest where …

... you just have to stand up and admit you were wrong. This, Europe, is one of those moments. For months I was of the opinion...

Oh flaming NL….

Visions in gold lame at all the parties, some say they turn up to the opening of an envelope ... except the envelope opening...

A hor-a lotta din in Moldova

Phil: Do you see what I attempted there! Nelly Ciobanu is another one that is sailing through to the Final - despite the protestations of...

That time when Spanish telly ‘forgot’ to show Eurovision

Reports suggest that Spanish TV 'forgot' all about the second Eurovision semi final last night. It wasn't broadcast. If only this had been the...

Le sheep

Franko: Now I've kind of warmed towards this one. I don't actually mind the song now. Christina Metaxa's vocals aren't exactly there (from what...

Eeestima!

Phil: Well after my last outpouring of ex-soviet bloc love, I dare not even speak about this one. This is staged exactly how you...

Now this is more like it – again – Azerbaijan

Julie Wright - she of Euronet/DotEurovision/ESCNation fame - told me weeks ago that this was going to do well, and I dismissed her shenanigans...

She’s back

Franko: Well what can I say? Chiara comes on and is Chiara. She does all the usual hand gestures and the Chiara wink. I...

Right, we’ve made it – just in time for Montenegro to...

... make my ears bleed. Jesus H Christ she was awful. I got into the Press Centre with just enough time to trot (or...