Tuesday, October 26, 2021

8 September – I can smell the scent from a quiet...

We know you like our birthday feature. Well this is one you won't want to miss. Sweden is - in some eyes - the...

25 August – In her eyes there is a longing for...

That thing when you get to represent your country. It must be a feeling of such elation. But with that elation must come a...

24 May – I can feel everything breathe again

Hold on to your hats - it's Sweden. You must remember them? Long country in northern Europe. A popular beat combo did well for...

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...

Sweden – This is how you put voices on stage Slovenia.

Before Tusse even hits the stage he's on the backfoot.  In real life next Tuesday evening he'll have just followed Russia empowerment anthem with...

The Fanning Verdict – Eurovision 2021 – Sweden

Trusse is still wearing old-lady red silk pyjamas with silver brocade elbow length gloves, and he’s still a powerful singer. The song is still...

The Fanning Verdict: Day One at Eurovision 2021

I'll be here throughout rehearsals to tell you what I thought of what was going on and gathering up the official clips in one...

Sweden – bet on the red?

Primary colours seem to rule in Sweden. Not only is Tusse in red (with some sparkly bits that I thought were Christmas tinsel at...

Sweden – Tusseling for a top spot

Sweden is my one to watch. Not because I think it’s great, but because I think it might have just enough to pick up...

Monty’s Eurovision Countdown Part 36 – Sweden

Voices by Tusse Well, this went big in the Swedish Melodifestivalen! Despite the return of pop’s popular Eric Saade and The Mamas v Dotter rematch...