Sunday, November 28, 2021

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...

Albania and Beardy Bushpepa

Albania is up now. Lovely furry Eugent Bushpepa. For a rocker, the first camera shots indicate he’s looking a bit brushed up in a...

Despite the world being upside down, some things remain – LINK...

As sure as night follows day and despite 2020 being a bit of a clusterf**k for many reasons, you can always rely on those...

Drive-by predizzioni 1.

In no particular order: Montenegro San Marino Finland Latvia Hungary Austria Iceland and... shockingly, Ireland... will be going home tomorrow. That doesn't look particularly correct, but we'll see. Keep an eye out for bulletins on...

Albanian vocal masterclass

Eugent, the g is hard, Bushpepa next from Albania and this boy for me has THE vocal of the contest, his voice soars effortlessly. As...

Riigi gets to Bakoo Bakoo

So I made it here at last.  It’s a long story involving 60 qapik and a bike race, but I’ve arrived at the heart...

Albania – stunningly dramatic

Albania now, and hopefully it’ll be a bit warmer in the Ahoy arena for Anxhela Peristeri than it was outside in Tirana in December...

Albania picks first song for 2019 Eurovision Song Contest

Jonida Maliqi will represent Albania at the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest. She was declared the overall winner of the 57th Festivali i Këngës with...

Oh Albania, you rarely disappoint…. *

So, we're FiKing at it again. Will your Christmas ever be the same again? - probably not because once you have found one Albanian Final, you've found them all!

Albania – oooh this has tickled my fancy.

Well, this is clearly the proper start to the day because I’m more awake now I’ve seen Albania and realised Anxhela looks like a...