Sunday, August 14, 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.

The Fanning Verdict – Eurovision 2021 – Day Four

I’m not going to lie, this is a Eurovision 2021 day I’ve not looked forward to. It’s the part of the show laden with...

And Denmark closes the semi-finals

And so, our semi-finals close with Denmark. I have to say that after all the gloominess we’ve had today this is actually musically quite...

Denmark – This is going to do some business, isn’t it?

As you may or may not know, I hate this song with a passion rarely seen in me (spoiler: it isn’t), but I thought...

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...

Switzerland – Ars Gratia Artis or a load of old Ars?

My first, my very first, outpouring after seeing what the Swiss have served up was " What on god's green earth was that?!" -...

Latvia – the queen of, well, maybe the gloaming

Samanta Tina has arrived. She’s already been seen strutting up and down outside the Ahoy arena. What kind of glorious nonsense is she going...

Latvia – Flash… ahhhhaaaaa – Saviour of the Universe?

Well, my first impression of this is that it is less of a “hot mess” than I expected and, in fact, I’m slightly let...

Finland in being Finland shocker

I’ve often said that if there is one thing that we know for certain, it’s that Finland is always true to themselves. Blind Channel...

Finland – it’s noisy, you might like it

No time to enjoy a post-lunch lull (a bit of leftover pizza and a couple of little halloumi filled pastries, thank you very much,...

Eurovision 2021 – Week 1 Day 4 Morning 1 – Nick’s...

I've levelled up! I've finally earned my "Getting to the virtual press centre in time for the day's first rehearsal session" badge. I'll add...