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 – Pure noisy, shouty class.

Oh Damiano, you little tease, you're black look from the rehearsal was, in fact, just rehearsal clothes and you and your chums have gone...

It’s Day 8 – what’s coming up today?

Goedemorgen Oneuropeans, Welkom. It’s Day 8, we’ve had a full week of it so far. It does feel strange to be sat on a Saturday...

OnEurope’s Golden Fork awards – Days 6 and 7

As was tradition and has now become a tradition again (yeah, that's a thing, ok?), we do a rundown of the day in our...

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...

Denmark – it’s as catchy as cholera

Just at the moment this started playing on my other screen, a Highways Agency van turned up outside my window and is, as I...

Monty looks at Finland, Latvia, Switzerland and Denmark

Finland – first rehearsal report here I’ve timed everything wrong today, and thought we had a lunch break after Bulgaria, but it’s after Finland. It’s...

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...

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...

Bulgaria – Wise words from an old man?

Victoria gets three goes at this - aren't I lucky? My dad comes into the room and says: "It sounds like someone is in pain."...

Monty looks at Georgia, Albania, Portugal and Bulgaria

Goedemorgen Oneuropeans, and welcome to Day 7. A week already! It’s the final second rehearsals for the semi-finalists, and a short day today after...