Thursday, December 9, 2021

The Fanning Verdict – Eurovision 2021 – Day Three

It's a wet and windy start to the week at the Fanning Mansion, but I'm wrapped up warm inside with access to the virtual...

Czech Republic – Using a rehearsal as a rehearsal

There seems to be a misconception amongst the online press that rehearsals should be full on 24/7 and that every run through should be...

Monty looks at Austria, Poland, Moldova, Iceland and Serbia

Here's the remaining five of today's second rehearsals. Austria – first rehearsal report here I didn’t see much of this I’m afraid, as I was in...

4 October – Honey bunny up all night wannabe couple goals...

Here's a thing that doesn't come along very often. Some countries seem awash with birthdays. Maybe because they've been participating since the early days....

6 October – Just like the stars go with the starshine

We occasionally talk about countries that have the old love/hate relationship with our favourite contest. While your country's broadcaster may studiously take part every...

Mo’s Eurovision Countdown 2019 – Czech Republic

I shouldn't like this, but I do. It's ever-so-slightly smug, the whole mockney vibe gets old fast and if they keep the spoken voice-over,...

The Czechs might sneak up on you

Phil: Despite my preconceptions about this song - it's a decent "real" rock song from Kabat - one of the few actual music bands...

Monty’s Eurovision Countdown Part 11 – CZECH REPUBLIC

Lie to Me by Mikolas Josef Fans who like to keep an eye on the Eurovision betting odds will notice something unusual this year, with...

13 April – Cold and dim are the skies

As you will have read yesterday, some decent songs stay in the semi-finals. Some dross rightly remain there too, but it just shows how...

Monty’s Eurovision Countdown Part 9 – Czech Republic

Omaga by Benny Cristo Not gonna lie, Benny was the one I was most looking forward to last year. Yes, in that shallow kind of...