Wednesday, October 27, 2021
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.

The Fanning Verdict Eurovision 2021: Romania

Roxen didn’t have a good day when first she came to the Ahoy stage, so the Romanian delegation was looking to see this change....

Georgia – is there a score lower than zero?

It's very hard to write the next phrase even when you've been at this game as long as I have. I believe the Georgian song...

Eurovision 2021 … Days 6-8 in glorious audio!

Want Phil's review of the last three days IN AUDIO? - are you mental?! Oh OK then ...  

Belgium – Hoover-tastic!

And here.... lurking beneath the undergrowth.... we have found it.  Yes, here in Eurovisionia (Belgium) we have got the lesser spotted backing singer -...

Iceland turns on the nerdy charm

So we’ve had our tea break and it’s time for Iceland. In another universe without a killer virus pandemic, we’re all sitting in the...

The Fanning Verdict – Eurovision 2021 – Russia

I’ve faltered on the Russian entry to the 2021 Eurovision Song Contest. On the one hand, I love Manizha and all she stands for....

Czech Republic – Boing?! – Zebedee doesn’t have a voice.

The first run through of these rehearsals is recorded, just in case anything befalls the artists but, if that was as good as it...

The Fanning Verdict Eurovision 2021: Italy

I’ve previously said what I think of the song during the ever-popular OnEurope Countdown 2021. It’s not my cup of tea, but that doesn’t...

Slovenia – praying for a qualification

Song-wise it could have been a stronger start to the morning for me. I’m afraid that on top of not especially liking The Roop,...

Malta – Is this what they want? It’s not what...

There are a couple of unspoken rules in Eurovisionia.  The first one is "never write about a first rehearsal run through" - well they...