Sunday, August 14, 2022

EBU posts statement on Russian invasion of Ukraine

Following the invasion of Ukraine by Russia, a number of news reports suggested the European Broadcasting Union should consider suspending membership of Russian broadcasters,...

EBU: Russia welcome at Eurovision despite Ukraine invasion

The European Broadcasting Union (EBU) has said it plans to allow Russia to compete in the 2022 Eurovision Song Contest despite Vladimir Putin’s invasion...

Russia faces call to withdraw from 2022 Eurovision Song Contest

With the political situation constantly changing in Ukraine, there has been a call for the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) to expel Russia from the...

14 February – I just don’t care

One thing that can sometimes help your song along is a great bit of choreography. Some songs are crying out for it, where obviously...

23 January – I shout to you from over the seas

Début entries? Don't you love them? That new country comes along with high hopes of success. They maybe can't believe they're mixing it with...

14 January – Shine into my darkness

Two birthdays for the price of one? You don't get that very often, so when it comes along it's worth posting. Even if these...

24 December – I won’t let them put my fire out

As you'll know, some people can't get enough of the drug that is the Eurovision stage. Some we like to see back. Some even...

Video Vault – Week 7 – Trolololololololol

In this instalment of the Video Vault Phil thinks that Trolling the fans really is the way to go but seeing as it's Russia...

Manizha: Eurovision lets people be themselves

Manizha is in Rotterdam to represent Russia at the 2021 Eurovision Song Contest with ‘Russian Woman’, a song she wrote alongside Ori Avni and...

Day 5 – Lithuania to Sweden

Goedemorgon Oneuropeans, and welcome to my updates from Day Five. Semi final one (most of), rehearsal two. We're only missing Malta, who'll be first...