Saturday, September 25, 2021

Serbia – cup cakes all round

The first thing I have to say is that the three girls look like walking cup cakes. And maybe that went down well in the RTS...

13 September – Come on and take me, come on and...

There are some unlucky countries out there. They try and try and just can't quite get that elusive next win. Sometimes their best entries...

So, apart from Loreen, what else is happening in Melodi-land this...

This week we're in Skellefteå, trying to pick songs for the Melodifestivalen final. And eventually the Swedish Eurovision entry. It's the last set of...

Back to the future for those Macedonians

Macedonia, or North Macedonia, or whatever they are going to be officially called in May has decided to do the Eurovision 10 years ago...

EMA gets a make-over, well of sorts

According to our friends at ESC Bubble, it seems RTVSLO has decided their National Final - EMA 2021 - will be held on the...

I should review a San Marino for you. Yes I shoooould

Anita and Michele are trying, I’ll give them that. There’s a youthful professionalism about them, but it’s such a dull Siegel-plodder of a song...

Norwegian Monsters

Norway is probably my favourite this year. I adore the dark ambiguity of it. This is well staged, with a single steadicam shot for...

Robin wins in Sweden – A split decision?

After their usual mammoth process, Melodifestivalen, the Swedes have chosen Robin Bengtsson to represent them in Kiev. Robin won with 146 points, as you can...

Sweden – It’s just made me do a yawn

It's not you Benjamin, it really is me. Although having said that, the song is generic to the point of me wanting to launch...

Norway – I did see a bit of this but …

….Debrah appears to be wearing what only can be described as a shocka! – She’s wearing the packaging from the inside of a laptop...