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.

Italy’s noisy, chaotic glory

Finally! It’s our first look at the six automatic finalists. The order this afternoon is Italy, Germany, Netherlands, France, UK then Spain. Any press...

The Fanning Verdict Eurovision 2021: United Kingdom

This year, the BBC has stepped back from picking UK song and artist and handed it over to BMG who stuck with their 2020...

Cyprus – Moving into Sunday again now

So the first half is over and Cyprus kick off the second half. Ireland and this are complete contrasts.  First off this is slick, Ireland...

The Fanning Verdict: Eurovision 2021 North Macedonia

Of course Vasil is in fine voice - does he have any other? And yes, he looks great on screen. He serves as perfect...

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...

The Fanning Verdict Eurovision 2021: Spain

‘Voy A Quedarme’ is purportedly a song composed after Blas Cantó lost his granny. And unless the Cantó clan has some kind of lizard...

Well … some things are traditional

It seems as though nothing has changed in the 24 months since we were all here, people in the online press centre are wittering...

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...

Switzerland – Is he more Torvill or Dean?

I tend to look at this in the same way I would an ice skating tournement (I'm gay, bear with me here). This has lots...

Romania – Roxen is going to have to perform major surgery...

Those of you that have read this blog often enough over the years know that I rarely hold back on what I think and,...