Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Melodifestivalen interest up

SVT confirms increased interest in its Eurovision selection shows, the Melodifestivalen. This year the broadcaster received 2747 entries - up over 200 on 2020. The...

So what the hell happened in the Eurovision selection-a-verse?

So here we are again people of Europe, our third installment of "what the hell?!". This week, with an added real song selection. Let's...

Matthew, Mark, Luke and Jeangu?! – Those crazy Dutch have gone...

It seems that the Dutch have been reading the good book as their long awaited entry of their home contest, Jeangu Macrooy, has released...

Mo’s 2021 Eurovision preview party: Part Three

For my third shindig, I'm turning down the lights and mixing special cocktails - one part tonic to sixteen parts gin and the smallest...

Monty’s Eurovision Countdown Part 17 – Iceland

10 Years by Daði og Gagnamagnið In a parallel universe, free from viral restrictions, might we be readying ourselves for the first Eurovision held in...

Phil’s Eurovision Countdown 2021 – Part 29 of 39 – Portugal

I’m quite used to being in a minority.  I was in the minority of the press centre that heard Il Volo bugger up their...

Monty’s Eurovision Countdown Part 38 – Ukraine

Shum by Go_A Ever since Kate Bush had the foresight to blend her own music with the majestic voices of the Trio Bulgarka I’ve had...

Romania – Roxen is going to have to perform major surgery...

Those of you that have read this blog often enough over the years know that I rarely hold back on what I think and,...

Day 4 Preview and a spot of moonlighting

Goedemorgen Oneuropeans and welcome to Day 4, by the end of which we’ll have seen approximately 85% of this year’s Eurovision entries, and all...

North Macedonia – Are those hills still alive?

It has taken me this many seconds to work out that Vasil is actually mangling the opening notes from Edelweiss together with something from...