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.

The Fanning Verdict Eurovision 2021: France

If you followed the French national final, you’ve already seen Barbara Pravi’s performance of ‘Voilà’. It’s much the same right down to the birds...

France – Can someone lend Babs a stripy top?

When your very average televoter turns on the telly and watches this big old festival of song, they need to be both entertained *and*...

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...

The Netherlands – a complete performance.

I seem not to have written a review about this the first time round. What was I thinking?  Apologies. I do love this song. Its...

The Fanning Verdict Eurovision 2021: Netherlands

Jeangu Macrooy representing the host nation has the tough job of turning in something respectable, but (if possible) trying not to actually win -...

Germany – I truly don’t feel hate

Germany – first rehearsal report here Jendrik has done it. Congratulations. I no longer feel hatred for this song. Lord knows I should; it really...

Germany – who decided this was a good idea??

I think my five readers have worked out that I might not like this song at all, but I genuinely tried to come up...

The Fanning Verdict Eurovision 2021: Germany

Jendrik Sigwart has already spawned hundreds of fan site reviews suggesting he perhaps ought to feel hate, and others where those watching the rehearsals...

Italy, with gorgeous new outfits

Italy – first rehearsal report here It’s only 9.30 in the UK. It’s still early for such an assault on the senses, but my, is...

The Fanning Verdict Eurovision 2021: Italy

I’ve previously said what I think of the song during the ever-popular OnEurope Countdown 2021. It’s not my cup of tea, but that doesn’t...