Friday, May 7, 2021

Phil’s Eurovision Countdown 2021 – Part 19 of 39 – Israel

After my experiences at Ben Gurion airport at 2am in the morning on the Monday after the contest (“Yes my badge says press, no...

Nick’s Eurovision Countdown 2021 – Israel

Israel - Eden Alene - Set Me Free I’ve been putting off writing this one. Is it because I like it so much? Nope. Is it because...

2 February – There is a woman who is larger than...

There have been just under 50 soloist winners of our favourite TV show, so that averages out at about one winner per week. Luckily,...

Those crazy Israeli’s have chosen… on a Monday!

Despite everything being weird in Israel, clearly they are no respecter of Eurovision norms by having what (sort of) passes for their 'National Final'...

Listen to Eden Alene’s final three Eurovision songs

Earlier this week, Israeli broadcaster KAN named the three shortlisted songs in the running for the 2021 Eurovision Song Contest. After teasing rabid fans with...

8 November – I will study languages, beautiful words

Have you always been able to spot where an act's from, without hearing them sing, but just by looking at their stage act? It...

8 October – Another touch won’t be another bruise

You may recall last year we said that there had never been any Eurovision singers' birthday of note (that we knew of) on this...

20 September – The flowers have yet to bloom in the...

For some, Eurovision is just a sideshow. These performers are already massive stars, and they take the Golden Ticket to burnish their credentials as...

Israel starts search for 2021 Eurovision song

Israeli broadcaster KAN is looking for a song to take to Rotterdam next May. Eden Alene returns to Eurovision as their representative and will...

Video Vault – think of the children!

In this week's video vault we examine the curious tale of the 1996 pre-selection and the notion that kids shouldn't grow up to be...