Sunday, February 17, 2019

2 January – And the mermaid keeps on asking

What do you like about Eurovision? The singing? The costume? The fact that various culture from about our fair continent lock horns in a...

Grandma’s frying fish and we’re on the plane dancing

There's nothing like a good lyric. And you could argue that the title of this article is nothing like a good lyric. But it...

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...

Greece – Same old same old

To be deathly honest, this rehearsal can be summed up in four words: "same as last time". There are some rehearsals that make you question...

Greek drama

Yianni brings us 'Oniro Mou', looking classy in a pure white floor-length gown with trailing sleeves, which she makes a feature of during the...

Greece – Hello, this is the Mid 90’s. They want...

This song - to me - is a return to a time when Europe decided that sounding ethnic at Eurovision was a thing, and...

Greece – ol’ blue hands

Yianna from Greece is a vision in a white flowing gown, with drop sleeves from the elbows to the floor. One of her palms...

Mo’s Eurovision Countdown 2018 – Greece

The requirements set down by broadcaster ERT were simple. This year, their Eurovision song had to be performed in and sound Greek. On both...

Monty’s Eurovision Countdown Part 18 – GREECE

Oneiro Mou by Yianna Terzi Well, this is very Greek. Perhaps surprisingly so, given their last very Greek entry broke their until then perfect qualification...

9 April – Let’s experience your stories again

I know you like quirky here. I hesitate in using the term 'novelty' as no-one wants to be seen as a novelty. But quirky...