Sunday, February 17, 2019

Results: Eesti Laul 2019 – First semifinal

The first of two semifinals took place yesterday evening, and six songs have made the final. Saturday evening sees another heat and then we'll see...

24 December – The necklace around your neck is wet

If you're anything like me, you'll be starting your festivities very shortly. Or it could be tomorrow. Or it could be early next month....

Those Estonians – getting back into the swing of things

So, on a cold December afternoon ERR, the Estonian Broadcaster, decided to release all 24 songs for their Eurovision Selection: Eesti Laul 2019. I have...

6 November – Is it so wrong to be hungry

Yes that's hungry, not Hungary. Did you see what I did there? Of course, there's nothing wrong with the Magyarország as such, but it...

In the desert heat the sand blows like ice-cold snow

It's time to dust off the random video - partly as there's only one birthday today and I want to save that for next...

24 September – I know that things can get better

I couldn't let the month pass without an Estonian birthday. You must know how I love to celebrate this music. Today's birthday girl sometimes passes...

All change at the Eesti Laul

A new producer will ring changes in the competition that picks a song to represent Estonia at the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest. This time around, there...

30 August – Like two sailing boats in the sea

As I've mentioned before, many songs that we expect to do well, fall at the semi-final stage. We ask ourselves why. Well at least...

29 June – I wouldn’t want it any other way

Do you think I am cheating when I pick one half of a duo? I think not. The individual concerned is a named performer,...

What does the web predict for tonight’s semi-final?

Tonight, Eurovision Song Contest fans get to settle down with the first slice of the 2018 competition. Nineteen songs will compete for ten Grand...