Friday, May 7, 2021

2 December – But it’s cold, cold, cold, cold

It's time for another one of our home entrants today. That poisoned chalice of wanting to win on your home turf, but not wanting...

11 March – Shut up shut up about it

Do you play any contests on repeat? Are you convinced that the xxth Eurovision Song Contest was the best one ever? Maybe your favourite...

Straight or gay or in between …

With just Russia to reveal its full Eurovision hand, today we were gifted the Azerbaijani 2020 entry. Samira Efendi will perform as 'Efendi' in May. There's...

3 March – I will go till I’m numb

Has Eurovision got too big? Was it better when we saw 20 countries (give or take) on a Saturday night in front of a...

It’s Samira Efendi for Azerbaijan

With the deadline to pick and announce both singer and song getting closer, today sees another name in the frame as iTV confirms Samira...

20 September – You smell like lipstick again

Do you ever wish for more ethnic songs in Eurovision? By ethnic I mean songs reflecting the traditional music of the country it represents....

3 July – Misty moon I’m your loon

When your country has a good record in our favourite TV show, it puts extra pressure on performers to keep up this tradition. But...

4 June – I’m scared of breathing

What's this? Another duo? Well, with them you get double the chance of seeing what could be your favourite song played. And, for some,...

Azerbaijan – Last of the day

Chingiz didn't need to change a lot, and he hadn't, although this time through, we saw on-screen swirls. coupled with yet another screen effect...

Azerbaijan – Chingiz CAN

Chingiz can certainly do no wrong as far as I’m concerned (and lots of people in the Press Centre … and even the non-gays!) This...