Tuesday, December 7, 2021

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.

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...

San Marino – No-Rida (for now) but a lot of high...

Fire, gasoline, dynamite, adrenaline! Steady, it’s barely half past 9 in the UK. But San Marino is here for an energetic start. This is...

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...

Romania – Have I missed the point here?

I came in half way through the first rehearsal and my first thought was "I don't know how this is going to get a...

Spain – It’s been such a long time since I offended...

Blas sings the first two stanzas of this song without music, and I am holding back saying that it improves the whole thing -...

Eurovision 2021 Week 2 Day 1 – Nick’s View

Hull! Oh! You! Roppp!!! It turns out that even a virtual press centre starts to get a bit claustrophobic when you've watched 937 rehearsal...