Tuesday, October 26, 2021

And so to Semi Final 2 – Croatia….

... Another entry singing in a force 10 gale!! - Unlike the Slovaks that come later in this semi they actually have some sort...

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...

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...

I don’t want to Rush-in

And so onto this year's second Ukrainian contestant -Anastasia Prikhodko - who rather controversially is representing our hosts and singing part in Ukrainian. This...

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...

We aren’t the champions

There are those that say that the opening of the Lithuanian song is a tad too uncomfortably close to the old Queen hit. Indeed...

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...

Hungary – Oh this is going through!!

Phil: In my opinion anyway. MTV may well have been very shrewd here in allowing their third choice song through to this bit of...

All change for Lithuania

It seems as though the supposed problems that had besieged the delegation are, shockingly, at an end and the changes to the set have...