Monday, June 14, 2021

15 October – If you only knew

Do you remember thirty years ago? The world was a very different place. We were in sunny Switzerland for our favourite TV show. There...
Uk at Eurovision

Monty’s Eurovision Countdown – United Kingdom

Never Give Up On You by Lucie Jones The coincidence of being British, and of alphabetical order, means that I always get to finish my...

Mo’s Eurovision Countdown 2018 – Denmark

What is it with Danish Eurovision entries? They always sound solidly professional. Someone works overtime to get the very best from both singer and...

29 April – In a night of neon and the smell...

Cohorts of mine are in Lisbon. I might be, but then again I might be in Võromaa again. It's easy to confuse the two. But...

Not quite a hit, but it’s not a Swiss miss

I’ve missed most of Norway, but if you’ve seen the video it’s not dissimilar. The discussion on my desk is about the legitimacy of...

The Czech Republic are BACK!

I dunno, maybe it’s been a long day, but the return of the Czechs is getting a modestly warm reaction in the press centre...

The Fanning Verdict Eurovision 2021: United Kingdom

This year, the BBC has stepped back from picking UK song and artist and handed it over to BMG who stuck with their 2020...

Sevak Khanagyan bags Armenian Eurovision job

Armenia will send its first entirely non-English entry to the Eurovision Song Contest this year. Sevak Khanagyan was declared the winner of Depi Evratesil 2018 with...

Phil’s Eurovision Countdown – Part 8 – Belgium

Both parts of Belgium seem to be getting this contest at last.  After all, even the UK is borrowing one of their backing singers. Sennek...

10 February – Give a kick to my sadness

What to do with your life once you've been a Eurovision performer? Well, you could try again. But then you risk doing worse on...