Wednesday, July 6, 2022

Nadir Rustamli to sing for Azerbaijan at Eurovision

Azerbaijan broadcaster İctimai Television has named Nadir Rustamli as the act they're sending to Turin to represent Azerbaijan at the 2022 Eurovision Song Contest. Rustamli...

Day 5 – Romania, Azerbaijan, and most of Ukraine

Romania – first rehearsal report here Roxen’s put the work in and tightened up the parts of this that needed work. There are some much...

The Fanning Verdict Eurovision 2021: Azerbaijan

Efendi doesn’t sing much, but the few fragments she tackles don’t come over well. For that reason alone, we should praise whichever Geneva God...

The Fanning Verdict: Eurovision 2021 Day Two

Today should be easy like Sunday morning, but in Eurovisionland, there's much going on. A bigger day for us with many of the big-hitters...

Azerbaijan – like a lacklustre audition for an erotic revue

“Let’s go!” cries Efendi, right at the point when her Mata Hari is supposed to bang. She barely even manages to rally herself and...

Azerbaijan – I think they need to get the renovators in…

The second the feed clunked into life on my left hand screen here at OnEurope house you know this could be nothing other than...

Straight or gay or in between …

With just Russia to reveal its full Eurovision hand, today we were gifted the Azerbaijani 2020 entry. Samira Efendi will perform as 'Efendi' in May. There's...

It’s Samira Efendi for Azerbaijan

With the deadline to pick and announce both singer and song getting closer, today sees another name in the frame as iTV confirms Samira...

Chingiz Mustafayev for Azerbaijan in Eurovision 2019

On International Women's Day, who better to name as your Eurovision representative than ... a bloke? Chingiz Mustafayev will sing for Azerbaijan in the...

Some good reasons not to make a ‘lyric video’

Lyric videos rose to prominence in the 2010s, even though George Michael and Prince had already toyed with the concept in the 1980s and early 1990s...