Monday, June 14, 2021

23 October – I want your love, I want your love,...

False-flagger alert! Well, of sorts. It's one of those days when the worlds of false flaggers and persistent triers collide. With criminal results, you...

22 November – You’re the one who’s made a winner out...

How we love Ireland. It goes without saying of course. For a country with seven wins under its belt, and some of the biggest...

Tornike Kipiani wins Georgian Idol … and place at Eurovision 2020

As the bells rang out the old year, Tornike Kipiani celebrated winning Georgian Idol, the talent show picking a singer for the 2020 Eurovision...

Nine Danish songs in running for three DMGP places

The first songs competing to represent Denmark at the 2020 Eurovision Song Contest are available online. This year, broadcaster DR has opted for an online...

Melodifestivalen Two – Who’s in, and who’s out?

The Olympics of Song - or rather the trial by schlager that is Melodifestivalen - returns to one of its spiritual homes for this...

25 February – I gave less space to the heart and...

We all know that one of the Big Five (at least) is really gunning for its next win. Year after year it generally out-performs...

San Marino … this year’s big Eurovision idea finally revealed

Today brought yet another BIG ANNOUNCEMENT from the microstate. True to form, San Marino are going their own way and not involving anyone too...

3 April – You’re no more a king ’cause I was...

First to perform in a semi-final? Is that a good gig or not? On the plus side, you're the first to get those rehearsals...

13 June – Don’t say a word don’t make a sound

A winner you say? You want a winner? Well, every birthday boy and girl are winners, but there are over 60 acts that have...

8 July – Should I smile, should I cry without your...

It's début time again, and one that saw an expansion into the Caucasus - that area some claim is Europe and some claim is...