Saturday, February 27, 2021

19 June – I’ll fight the big wide world

Anyone can win the Eurovision Song Contest. There, I've said it. We cite the examples of Portugal and Finland. But there are others. Last...

11 April – I got addicted to a losing game

It's a curious thing that the first song ever heard in a Eurovision Song Contest, and the last song ever heard in a Eurovision...

8 April – To a place without fear, with no moonlight

We're all missing a Dutch interpretation of a 21st Century contest, but at least we'll get one in 13 months time. It'll be here...

4 April – Where do I have to go?

One month from today, the fans of our favourite TV show were due to be gathering in the Netherlands for two weeks for thrills,...

Eurovision Songs are like buses…

You turn your back for a minute and THREE of the buggers come along at once. In a time-saving exercise by this site I've decided...

26 February – Show me the way to my own sense

Are the contests too big? Do you like 154 countries taking part, or were you happy when it was just 20? It has increased...

22 February – He changed happiness to melancholy

When you look at the Netherlands' fortunes, you will see amongst it five wins. They had to wait 44 years between their last two,...

17 February – Now, life is grubby and grey

The contest in the Netherlands is rapidly approaching, with songs aplenty being picked, a city getting ready, and all the fun, games and bafflement...

5 February – Why, why-aiaiai, why-aiaiai

Four years too early? Well, It's not often someone is four years too early outside of an Olympic setting. But as we're heading to...

Jeangu Macrooy to defend Dutch Eurovision crown

2020 Eurovision host nation, the Netherlands, named Jeangu Macrooy as their Rotterdam representative. AVROTROS MD Eric van Stade talking of both singer and (as yet...