Monday, June 14, 2021

Right, yeah, hello …

Apologies for my delayed arrival at the OE Press Centre this morning - got lost in our frankly cavernous and well-appointed surroundings. Always takes...

Norway… Not suitable for diabetics

From the outset I thought that this song is nothing but an overblown copy of the Irish song, and the staging and the singing...

Norvegia, Espania (oh dear lord!) and Maltia

Now some would say that I've been a bit negative ... and you'd be right! But seriously, I can see the good in things,...

6 August – I’m looking for answers

It's always tough to open a contest. All those expectant eyes on you as you launch what should be a momentous festival of glorious...

Eurovision 2003 – Second Rehearsals Part One

Netherlands Well she has been practicing!!. The more that I look at this, the more that I get the sense that this could well be...

Toto and Gigliola talk Eurovision 2012 – Part 1

Excuse the radio silence peeps but I've had an enforced sojourn to Newcastle and Cambridge where I was somewhat less well off than back...

Tix has got the ultimate Guldpass to Rotterdam – Full Results

After several weeks of High class Semi Finals, and a very strange to watch Radio och TV hybrid siste chance round, NRK have finally...

19 March – Come here, I know you want to

Do you miss countries singing in their own languages? Or do you like the songs in English so you know what the performers are...

Norwegian 4th Semi final result

In the latest instalment of Norway's search for finalists, they have trodden their well-worn path to giving one of the songs a "goldpass" through...

Day 5 – Norway to Israel

Norway – first rehearsal report here Continuing with another delegation that is highly prepared and Norway’s Tix delivers three excellent runs through. Like Lithuania and...