Friday, May 7, 2021

Phil’s Eurovision Countdown 2021 – Part 12 of 39 – Finland

If you can say anything with certainty in Eurovision circles, it’s that Finland will always *be* Finland.  What do I mean by this? -...

Nick’s 2021 Eurovision Countdown – Finland

FINLAND - Blind Channel - Dark Side Finland have a problem with Eurovision. *checks historical notes* Finland have a jaw-dropping volume and variety of problems with Eurovision,...

16 March – There’s no need to be carrying a frown

The Eurovision fortnight can be a long two weeks if they don't quite go your way. You turn up in the host city a...

Blind Channel have won UMK 2021

In a complete u-turn for Finland who have a habit of showing us under produced half-arsed finals, YLE blew me, and lots of other...

The songs vying to represent Finland at Eurovision 2021

Finnish broadcaster YLE announced the seven participating acts hoping to represent them at the 2021 Eurovision Song Contest on 13 January. The Uuden Musiikin Kilpailu...

23 October – I’ll walk my way to see the king...

It's fair to assume that if you win a Eurovision semi-final, the chances are that you will do very well in the Grand Final....

3 September – Yamma yamma yamma yamma ya…

Do you remember when countries had to sing in languages of their own country? None of this mixing it up or singing purely in...

16 August – Times of lust, times of trust

It's opening song time again. And not just any old opening song. Oh no. This was has a special place in Eurovision history. It...

23 July – Let your hip go hippety pump pump

Eurovision songs are occasionally branded - by muggles - as nonsense. Meaningless lyrics, daft arm-waving dance routines, and reinforcement of national stereotypes. Some of this...

17 July – There’s something in the air at night

Can you spot a winner from a first listen? Yes? Well, could you spot a candidate for last place at first listen too? It...