Tuesday, January 25, 2022

Portugal – a little Festival da Canção, anyone?

Do I fancy a weekend in Lisbon at the Festival da Canção, you say? Well, yes, I rather do! And that’s just what I’ve...

Is there something separating us, Leonor?

So our loyal reader (Brazil branch) gave us a bit of stick on Wednesday for being so harsh about this. It’s a fair point,...

7 December – Go, my golden balloon, wrapped in fantasy

It must be daunting to open our favourite TV show, but at least you get to the Green Room bar before everyone else. You...

23 May – Like a smoke rising in the air

It's always daunting opening a Eurovision Song Contest. It does mean at least you can get to the bar earlier. But you also have...

Eurovision 2003 – Second Rehearsals Part One

Iceland Well a late start for Birgita but she did quite well. She looked well and performed the song really well. Others in the delegation...

Portugal – Girl just wants to have fun

All good fans know that the guy who will actually sing this song next Tuesday won't arrive in Kiev until the dress rehearsals. Health...

Nick’s Eurovision Countdown 2021 – Portugal

PORTUGAL - The Black Mamba - Love Is On My Side Years ago (when I was younger) (obviously), I won a small amount of money...

Entertainment in a bottle

Nick: Good heavens! It's one of those moments when you meet someone for the first time and they feel like an old friend within...

29 March – Swords, big horns and defeats are coming in

Birthdays are like buses. Some days there are none at all. Then other days you get a veritable plethora of them. That then gives...

Making up numbers again?

There is not enough off key singing and bad dancing on this stage. Though I have to say that this sounds better in the...