Sunday, April 18, 2021

16 December – We’ll dance together in that dream

Some countries have flirted with that first win, but it's never actually happened. But as we often say, past form is no guide to...

5 November – You gotta learn to smile

Do you remember when 'New Europe' all started competing in our favourite TV show? There was so much optimism, especially as one débutante came...

7 October – I realise We are learning from mistakes

Do you think that contests are coming and going quicker than ever? Yes, 2020 didn't happen, but it doesn't seem five minutes since Duncan...

17 August – Yodeleeii, yodeleeii, yodeleeii, yodeleioo

It would be a dull old Eurovision if all the songs sounded the same. They obviously don't, otherwise they'd all finish up with the...

2 August – I come from afar, from afar, to you

Duets can often go one of two ways. Either the two protagonists have that invaluable chemistry that helps sell the song. Or they hate...

30 July – I’m gonna start my weekend with gin, tonic...

When the weekend comes, what do you like to do? Do you start it with gin, tonic and lime? Do you hit the gym?...

21 July – So cold and so grey

What do you think of stage shows? Should they be kept simple, in order to emphasise a song? Or is there anything wrong in...

29 March – I am not asking for forgiveness for all...

We all have our favourite decades. I loved the 1980s, as they were my formative years. However, the 1990s aren't without their charm, as...

Romanian Roxen Rotterdam reveal

20-year-old Roxen will represent Romania at the Eurovision Song Contest 2020 in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. She became the country’s representative via a songwriting camp...

18 February – Like a diamond in the light

Stage performances come in all shapes and sizes. Some are just the singer, with backdrop, giving us a simple song. Others use cowbells, Alpen...