Sunday, January 16, 2022

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.

Ireland – they came, had a go, but ….

Well Ireland, that was a bit of a let down. They took 26 minutes to produce a performance and... well the picture of a...

Ireland – eventually

And in what feels like no time at all we’re on the last rehearsal of the day. Blimey that’s gone quickly. Maybe it was...

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...

‘The Sound of North Macedonia’

First off, Vasil deserves to be here on merit along, no matter what other people think. Sadly though the song itself seems to be...

Week 1 Day 1 Morning 1 – Nick’s View

So I'm back in Virtual Eurovisionia for the first time since I bade farewell to Actual Wien in 2015, and it appears that I'm...

Sweden – bet on the red?

Primary colours seem to rule in Sweden. Not only is Tusse in red (with some sparkly bits that I thought were Christmas tinsel at...

Sweden – Tusseling for a top spot

Sweden is my one to watch. Not because I think it’s great, but because I think it might have just enough to pick up...

Russia – has the master come to play? – Who is...

I think my medication has clearly just kicked in because I swear I've just seen the most batshit 3 minutes of Eurovision for 2021! Manhiza...

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...

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,...