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.

OnEurope’s Golden Fork awards – Day 4

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...

Ukraine – A Review i never thought I’d write

When I started this site almost half a lifetime ago I never thought i'd have to write this. The Ukrainian rehearsal took place with a...

North Macedonian sentimentality – and a glimpse of Australia

So I missed Australia. I mean, obviously she’s not here, or rather there, but they did #OpenUp a ‘room’ in the virtual press centre...

LIVE BLOG: Semi final 1 – Final Dress Rehearsal

I'm in the virtual press centre watching live and letting you know what (if anything) changes and how the acts are pulling their performances...

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."...

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: Azerbaijan

Efendi doesn’t sing much, but the few fragments she tackles don’t come over well. For that reason alone, we should praise whichever Geneva God...

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...

The Fanning Verdict – Eurovision 2021 – Day Four

I’m not going to lie, this is a Eurovision 2021 day I’ve not looked forward to. It’s the part of the show laden with...

Spain – too much mooning

Spain – first rehearsal report here I’m used to the new arrangement now I’ve heard it a few times. It’s a brave thing to start...