Friday, May 7, 2021

Monty’s Eurovision Countdown Part 7 – Croatia

Tick Tock by Albina Croatia opted to continue with its revival of the Dora, rather than carry their 2020 entrant into 2021. It delivered an...

Phil’s Eurovision Countdown 2021 – Part 7 of 39 – Croatia

The Croatian song starts a run of three days with songs that I actually like which (spoiler alert) stop with that shit from Denmark...

So what the hell happened in week five?

Let's start on the firmest of firm Eurovision Song Contest ground - Sweden. Melodifestivalen Their second Melodifestivalen heat provided us with Dotter going through to the...

The results of the Dora are in – Albina takes the...

After one of the best finals so far in 2021, in terms of the talent and songs on offer, Croatia's juries and televoters have...

Croatian DORA back for another year – she’s not exploring!

HRT has announced the 14 acts fighting for the right to represent Croatia at the Eurovision Song Contest 2021 in Rotterdam. Of the 140 songs...

4 September – I won’t let it wake up

We celebrate all manner of things with our birthdays. The winners, the losers, the 'also-ran's. They all count, and you can guarantee that someone...

7 June – I will remember roses and horses in the...

Our friends in Croatia have had their ups and downs over the years. Sadly, it's been mainly downs lately. But they should take comfort...

30 May – I’m not yours anymore

Back in the 1990s (remember them?), when that pesky new crop of countries wanted in to our favourite TV show, we always thought some...

21 April – A golden ring, a thin moustache

There's often a debate these days about language. Does a country opt for their own tongue, or one of them? Or do they go...

2 April – Stay tonight, when everyone threatens me

Over the years, some countries have been gunning for a win, only for that time to pass without success. They then slip back into...