Tuesday, July 27, 2021

France – a stunning moment, mais pas pour moi

France – first rehearsal report here No surprises in the French rehearsal. Barbara is as polished and professional as she was the moment she first...

The Fanning Verdict Eurovision 2021: France

If you followed the French national final, you’ve already seen Barbara Pravi’s performance of ‘Voilà’. It’s much the same right down to the birds...

France – Can someone lend Babs a stripy top?

When your very average televoter turns on the telly and watches this big old festival of song, they need to be both entertained *and*...

France – French and intense

Waiting for France, and I’ve just remembered it’s 5 o’clock somewhere, and it’s 5 o’clock here, so I’ve cracked open een biertje. Proost! I’ve still...

France – Allez! – More please!

Well there is a massive delay here before anything gets shown on the screen - as at 17.19 she is quite late in starting...

Monty’s Eurovision Countdown Part 13 – France

Voilà by Barbara Pravi If you’re of the opinion that Eurovision entries have lost some of their national flavour, then this could be just what...

Phil’s Eurovision Countdown 2021 – Part 13 of 39 – France

You can often tell which nation has sent a specific song from a mile off and this song could be nothing other than French....

Nick’s 2021 Eurovision Countdown – France

FRANCE - Barbara Pravi - Voila Intimate and grand. Quiet and in-your-face. Low-key and melodramatic. Minimalist and enormous. Margo and Franck Ol… no, hang on,...

2 March – I’m a real boy, I’m the one who...

It must be daunting when you're drawn to perform last in the Eurovision Song Contest. It might have been less so when they were...

10 February – I’m only a woman who likes you silently

Our friends in Canada keep trying to get in on the act, and who can blame them? One of its daughters even won once,...