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.

Malta – is winning Eurovision Destiny’s fate?

So we close today with the big favourite from the tiny nation – Malta. Is winning Eurovision to be Destiny’s fate? The answer could...

Portugal – the surprise I wasn’t expecting

I posted earlier that I wanted to be surprised today, and I am, by Portugal. I’m not a fan of this song, or this...

The Fanning Verdict Eurovision 2021: Cyprus

There’s little to report here. Elena was spot-on for her first rehearsal, and spot on again for each run-through today. If pressed, I might...

Germany – Jendrik and his silver banjolele

Well, Germany is busy! There was no way Jendrik was not going to bring a madness to the stage, and here we have him,...

Netherlands – history, culture, and staggering beauty

Netherlands – first rehearsal report here The first thing I notice is that Jeangu’s ditched the harness that was under his jacket. He’s now just...

Eurovision 2021 Week 1 Day 1 Afternoon 1 – Nick’s View

Evening troops! It's all been satisfactorily unsatisfactory around here at the Cambridgeshire satellite press centre since lunchtime, my kickball team just about managed to...

Greece – The invisible man is outside? Tell him I...

Ba- doum Tsh! Greece have clearly discovered Chromakey as they are using all of the green screen effects at their disposal in this performance.  Blanking...

Eurovision 2021 Week 1 Day 4 Afternoon 1 – Nick’s View

I've received a letter from a Mrs Trellis of North Wales, asking me if my reference to heading off to the virtual gym at...

Ukraine – A Review i never thought I’d write

When I started this site almost half a lifetime ago I never thought i'd have to write this. The Ukrainian rehearsal took place with a...

Portugal – It makes me smile, that’s what music does

As you will know, I loved this song in first rehearsal and nothing I've seen in the last 20 minutes has changed my mind....