Friday, May 7, 2021

Phil’s Eurovision Countdown 2021 – Part 8 of 39 – Cyprus

So, in a year when returning artistes are en vogue, recurring song themes are also in around Europe. The island of Aphrodite has gone...

7 March – Ain’t no hidden agenda

When that all important voting starts, often some five hours after the Grand Final of the Eurovision Song Contest begins, do you find yourself...

You and me have a bad romance? Cyprus release their song!

Now, before you all start shouting at me, you can hear the background music to Bad Romance by Lady Ga-Ga in the newly released...

Cyprus first to name song for 2021 Eurovision

Elena Tsagkrinou will represent Cyprus in Rotterdam for the 2021 Eurovision Song Contest. She'll perform a song called 'El Diablo' written and produced by...

24 November – Lala… lala lala lalala… lala lala lala love

You can tell when some countries are really out for a win. And that is really out for a win. They up their game,...

17 October – If you remember me, become a star

Are you a real fan? Could you name every single song by every single country, in order? Could you also throw in where they...

4 August – I hope someday you’ll say my name out...

We have a false flagger today. Now that term can sometimes be derogatory, but it doesn't need to be. Each broadcaster can make any...

1 April – Let’s fly far away and turn this night...

We mentioned a duet the other day, and how with two performers, you're likely to tick more boxes. And more ticked boxes mean more...

Running breaks Eurovision cover for Cyprus

Sandro Nicolas revealed his Cypriot Eurovision 2020 song this afternoon: ‘Running’. The song is co-written by himself and Alfie Arcuri, the Australian singer-songwriter who won...

27 February – I caught you in my net

One of these days, we know we'll be off to sunny Cyprus for an edition of our favourite TV show. In 36 years, they've...