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.

The Netherlands, *now* I understand it

Perhaps I needed to see S10 sing this live because at the start of this whole thing I really, REALLY didn't understand the hype...

This Russian Woman is amazing!

I am SO looking forward to this! Manizha has emerged as one of the most interesting artists in the year’s Contest for me and...

Serbia: The standout moment of 2022

From the first time I saw Konstrakta perform 'In Corpore Sano', I was hooked. And yet, I keep telling myself it's going to belly...

What the internet thinks about Eurovision 2022 – Day Four

This year the initial Eurovision rehearsals are a closed shop - yesterday the press were locked out of ALL press conferences too - go...

Italy: Someone needs shut-eye

I got to see one of the three rehearsals this morning - and heard plenty of reports of the shambolic first run-through - which...

The Fanning Verdict Eurovision 2021: Belgium

This is another case of it wasn’t broke, so there’s nothing to fix. Hooverphonic turned in three perfect rehearsals again today, banking points with...

The Netherlands – majestic power and beauty

I am so curious to see The Netherlands. Jeangu’s video has a majestic quality and I love the themes he has brought to his...

Norway – Has he managed to escape yet?

The more I look and listen to that Norwegian song, the more I have grown to like it.  At first I was all "oooh...

Croatia – Where did that come from?

Well, after procuring coffee and toast from the OnEurope press centre canteen, I now feel fully human and, you know what, Croatia is growing...

Moldova – serving a low-calorie version of her Sugar

It was about this time in Stockholm and Malmö that everything stopped for fika, coffee and a little sweet treat. Even though I’ve been...