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.

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...

North Macedonia – Are those hills still alive?

It has taken me this many seconds to work out that Vasil is actually mangling the opening notes from Edelweiss together with something from...

Austria – This literally IS what we wanted

I saw both run throughs, thankfully because I was having a problem technique - basically my whole system crashed - thankfully I am an...

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...

This Russian Woman is amazing!

I am SO looking forward to this! Manizha has emerged as one of the most interesting artists in the year’s Contest for me and...

Eurovision 2021 Week 1 Day 2 Afternoon 1 – Nick’s View

A number of people have asked me (None. The number of people who have asked me this is "none") what on earth is going...

Bulgaria – afloat on a sea of emotion

Now to Bulgaria, also riding high with the bookies. I think Victoria would have done really well with her song last year, and whilst...

Israel – Close but not close enough I think.

This is going to provide the up-tempo contrast to Belgium.  Whereas that was all dark and brooding and very good, this is going to...

The Netherlands – majestic power and beauty

I am so curious to see The Netherlands. Jeangu’s video has a majestic quality and I love the themes he has brought to his...

UK – Can we have Thursday’s rehearsal back please?

I'm going to be generous and forgive James his first run of this one, because he sounded out of breath from the start -...