Tuesday, May 24, 2022
Eurovision Rehearsals

Eurovision Rehearsals

Stay in touch with everything happening in Rotterdam in the run up to the 2021 Eurovision Song Contest. The OnEurope crew will be in the virtual press centre and telling you what’s going on.

Croatia – Is she in love with……?

For reasons that I want to keep to myself,  everytime I see Albina I want to play this https://youtu.be/jxfB0b9Ix9o There - so you don't have to! Vocally...

Italy – Well now that, my children, is more like it.

There comes a time when you have to stand and applaud an entry for being authentic and just plain brilliant. Step forward Måneskin who, despite...

Germany – who decided this was a good idea??

I think my five readers have worked out that I might not like this song at all, but I genuinely tried to come up...

Bulgaria – Yup, Dad’s are seemingly back in fashion

Well this is certainly a thing. I thought I would absolutely hate this song when I got to see it on the stage and,...

Poland – The man from the Pru?

Ochman looks like someone that would knock on your door to sell insurance rather than someone that is going to sing a song of...

North Macedonian sentimentality – and a glimpse of Australia

So I missed Australia. I mean, obviously she’s not here, or rather there, but they did #OpenUp a ‘room’ in the virtual press centre...

Estonia – a class dramatic act

Estonia gets the slot of doom in the second semi-final. It’s quite the contrast to what’s been before him, and I feel a little...

Switzerland – impactful noir

Cards on the table, I’m flabbergasted as to why Switzerland is third in the betting. I was astonished last year too, so can only...

The Fanning Verdict Eurovision 2021: Israel

The issue here remains the song. It’s just not particularly good, and this sort of comes across in Eden’s posture throughout. Especially when delivering...

A Spanish surprise closes the day

And our first look at the 2021 entrants draws to a close with Spain. I like this, and I like Blas. More than that...