Saturday, February 27, 2021

Tornike Kipiani wins Georgian Idol … and place at Eurovision 2020

As the bells rang out the old year, Tornike Kipiani celebrated winning Georgian Idol, the talent show picking a singer for the 2020 Eurovision...

6 November – I’m a talker and straight-walker

It could be time to have another contender for Mr Eurovision. Each country will have one - as well as a Mrs/Miss/Ms Eurovision. But...

31 May – I feel embraced

The first decade of this century saw a big expansion of the amount of countries taking part in our favourite TV show. Fifteen countries...

Georgia – You could almost hear the gear change from here

After the totally dour and insipid, we got the inspired staging of Georgia.  This was nowhere on Saturday and then he hit the stage...

Georgia – Yes, oh, yes

Where the actual fuck did this come from?  Now, it's not going win any contest any time soon, but Georgian Television has done a number...

Monty’s Eurovision Countdown 2019 – Part 15 – Georgia

If there’s one thing you can say about Georgia at Eurovision it’s that their entries have been diverse. 2019 is no change. It’s a...

Phil’s Eurovision Countdown 2019 – Part 15 – Georgia

It’s a very difficult thing to write that a song has no chance in this contest, but this is one of those songs. It’s depressing...

Mo’s Eurovision Countdown 2019 – Georgia

There was a bit of the anguished lounge singer going on in Oto's performance at the 'Idol' final. (And someone needs to have a...

21 March – Like I am sailing on a sea of...

Songs get some by performers in many forms. I like soloists as they can put everything into their singing. I also like groups as...

Georgian Idol wins Eurovision tickets

The Eurovision world has largely ignored the ongoing process to pick who gets to sing for Georgia in Tel Aviv this year - mostly...