Tuesday, January 25, 2022

Portugal – Not Fado but Fad-ish

There are two schools of thought on this. Mine is that this song is a 2:38 moan by one girl about the other girl's dead...

LIVE Blog: Eurovision 2017 – First semi final

Tonight at 21:00 CEST/20:00 UK/Portugal, contestants from 18 countries will compete for ten spots in the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest Grand Final.  You can...

FdC 2021 – 2nd Semi Final qualifiers in full.

The results of the 2nd FdC 2021 Semi Final are now known - they didn't announce the jury and televote split (shame) only the...

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...

23 September – I know the rain is falling outside

Did you go to Portugal back in May? Do you still dream of the sun, the sea, the pasteis de nada? Do you think...

Portugal II

Same old same old really. Filipa sings the song well but, it doesn't move me the way Senhora did and thats the songs downfall....

Trust me – one Portugal is more than enough

Oh dear, oh dear, oh dear It's still going wrong for them. I could only do one rehearsal for the Portugal but that was to...

And that’s lunch

OrtWell, no. Lunch was about two hours ago between Lordi and Treble, my lunch was about an hour ago missing most of Lithuania and...

Monty’s Eurovision Countdown Part 29 – Portugal

Love Is On My Side by The Black Mamba One of the delights of my first trip to Portugal was encountering the unique Portuguese character,...

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...