Monday, January 24, 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.

Latvia – The silence was a blessed relief

Like too many songs in the back end of the second semi final, Samanta's is "challenging".  And by that I actually mean it's a...

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...

France – French and intense

Waiting for France, and I’ve just remembered it’s 5 o’clock somewhere, and it’s 5 o’clock here, so I’ve cracked open een biertje. Proost! I’ve still...

Austria – Our prayers have been answered?

I believe that the pre requisite for this rehearsal is communal singing of this classic, no? The Eurovision song contest is supposed to be a...

LIVE BLOG: Semi final 2 – Final Dress Rehearsal

We've left this afternoon's blog in Monty's capable hands, god help us, so join him why don't you Running order San Marino / Senhit -...

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...

Finland – It’s good – but it’s not right

Sorry, I thought I'd done this so I stepped away for a Diet Coke and apple pie break, my apologies OnEuropeans.... This is going to...

Eurovision 2021 Week 1 Day 3 Afternoon 1 – Nick’s View

I think I can get away with this one, as on a technicality it is technically "after" noon on Week 1 Day 3, just...

Croatia – Is she in love with……?

For reasons that I want to keep to myself,  everytime I see Albina I want to play this https://youtu.be/jxfB0b9Ix9o There - so you don't have to! Vocally...

Ukraine goes off!

Ukraine, and I really love this. This is one of the ones I’m most curious about. I want to see whether they can recreate...