Tuesday, May 24, 2022

The stage! And Hungary! And Belarus! Oh my…

We’ve been into the arena for the first time. It’s actually quite compact on the floor with only a short space between the stage...

Hungary – Is this your type of thing?

For everyone that doesn't like this song - me included - you will have to admit after having seen AWS, that this is how...

22 March – Just yesterday we were on the floor

Our favourite TV show is a singing contest. Well, actually it's a songwriters' contest. But our performers don't just sing. Many of them have...

A Dal Semi Final 2 results

This second semi-final saw nine entries compete for four places in the final. In the first round of voting, three qualifiers were decided by a...

Who made it through in Hungary?

The final heat of A Dal 2019 aired this evening and we now have the eighteen that will take us through the next fortnight....

A Dal’s Second Heat – will it be as good as...

Ten more songs line up for the second heat of A Dal from Budapest.  A quick reminder of how this will go: all ten...

Hungary – dark, broody and shoeless

The screens came on near the end of the performance so we didn't see much of Joci's rehearsal, but luckily, he went through it...

Give a little war back to the world

It’s the 60th contest of course, a time to reflect on 25 years ago when I was young and thought that earnest exhortation to...

It’s loud and I like it

The Hungarian boys from AWS now and this will wake anyone up who perhaps nodded off during the commercial break that precedes them. They...

Hungary – A Dal Results

It feels like we've been doing this forever. Or at least since Christmas, But the time has come for us to part ways. A...