Sunday, October 17, 2021

Czech Republic – Boing?! – Zebedee doesn’t have a voice.

The first run through of these rehearsals is recorded, just in case anything befalls the artists but, if that was as good as it...

Slovenia – praying for a qualification

Song-wise it could have been a stronger start to the morning for me. I’m afraid that on top of not especially liking The Roop,...

Eurovision 2021 Week 1 Day 3 Afternoon 1 – Nick’s View

I think I can get away with this one, as on a technicality it is technically "after" noon on Week 1 Day 3, just...

Nick’s Eurovision Countdown 2021 – Switzerland

SWITZERLAND - Gjon's Tears - Tout L'Univers One of my earliest, and still favourite, contests is the 1986 running. Right from Terry Wogan's opening comments,...

Moldova – serving a low-calorie version of her Sugar

It was about this time in Stockholm and Malmö that everything stopped for fika, coffee and a little sweet treat. Even though I’ve been...

Eurovision 2021 Week 3 Day 1 Afternoon 1 – Nick’s View

Time, my old enemy, has defeated me once again, so I won't be boring enthralling you all with my analysis guesswork about who's finishing...

The Fanning Verdict – Eurovision 2021 – Day Four

I’m not going to lie, this is a Eurovision 2021 day I’ve not looked forward to. It’s the part of the show laden with...

Latvia – The silence was a blessed relief

Like too many songs in the back end of the second semi final, Samanta's is "challenging".  And by that I actually mean it's a...

Semi Final one on a Thursday in Estonia… Qualifiers!

on a clearly very cold Thursday night in Tallinn ETV put on a TV show in the Saku Suurhalle devoid of audience but totally...

Spain – too much mooning

Spain – first rehearsal report here I’m used to the new arrangement now I’ve heard it a few times. It’s a brave thing to start...