Saturday, February 27, 2021

23 April – The evening has fled all too fast

Back in the 1980s our favourite TV show was bumping along nicely. Lots of entries every year Lots of interesting languages. And lots of...

16 April – It will shed light on your tears, when...

Eurovision occasionally attracts dynasties. That is, members of the same family all clamouring to take part in our favourite TV show. We've had siblings,...

Shock-free zone for Iceland at 2020 Eurovision

After letting naughty boy band Hatari hold sway over the 2019 Söngvakeppnin, Icelandic broadcaster RUV was playing things safe as it chose its next...

Icelandic Semi Final 2 result – I forgot it ok?!

With everything that was going on on the 15th, I totally forgot about Iceland - and how could I? Their final, seemingly an afterthought...

Iceland try to be less controversial – Lets see how that...

After the telling off Icelandic broadcaster RUV got last year after Hatari's flag shenanigans in the green room, it seems that they have decided...

Ten in running for Icelandic Eurovision job

The ten songs vying to represent Iceland in the 2020;Eurovision Song Contest are available online. Broadcaster RÚV yesterday revealed the Söngvakeppnin 2020 lineup. Five songs...

EBU Eurovision flag fine for Iceland

The European Broadcasting Union (EBU) has fined Icelandic broadcaster RÚV EUR5000 following an incident during the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest. The contest took place in...

28 July – The sum of you and me is we

Opening a contest is always daunting. Closing it is probably worse, because being on first means to can take advantage of the free bar...

4 July – A passion killed by acid rain

Today we've got one of those performers who keeps coming back. Once isn't enough. Neither is twice. So maybe third time lucky is the...

29 May – I chose solitude and peacefulness

Performers of all ages have been seen on a Eurovision stage. It cam sometimes be a fun game to guess whether a performer looks...