Friday, May 7, 2021

Monty’s Eurovision Countdown – Russia

Flame is Burning by Julia Samoylova Julia Samoylova’s flame is not only burning, it has, thus far, proved downright incendiary. Advancing history by being only...

Monty’s Eurovision Countdown – Finland

Blackbird by Norma John The Finnish final once again didn’t fail to delight. There’s more than plenty to pick over for those, like me, compiling...

Eurovision Countdown 2017 – Part 1

Every few days between now and the Big Show, OnEurope's pundits will delight with musings on the musical merits of the songs competing in...

Monty’s Eurovision Countdown – Lithuania

Rain of Revolution by Fusedmarc There’s an old French & Saunders sketch where they’re playing vacuous magazine editors compiling the next meaningless issue. For one...

Monty’s Eurovision Countdown – Austria

Running on Air by Nathan Trent Nathan Trent is another bright eyed young thing bringing enthusiasm and charm to his Contest appearance. He sounds quite...

Monty’s Eurovision Countdown – San Marino

Spirit of the Night by Valentina Monetta and Jimmie Wilson There’s a lot of longevity going on in San Marino: yep – Valentina’s back! I...

Monty’s Eurovision Countdown – France

Requiem by Alma Every year I bemoan the fact that France has rarely been rewarded for the diversity she has brought to Eurovision. Their entries...

Eurovision Countdown 2017 – Part 2

We're still here - unlike the Russians if you believe what you read everywhere. OnEurope's pundits continue to delight with ill-informed ramblings about the songs competing...

Monty’s Eurovision Countdown – Macedonia (FYR of)

Dance Alone by Jana Burčeska Every now and then a song comes along which completely bucks the trend of history for the country it represents....

Monty’s Eurovision Countdown – Azerbaijan

Skeletons by Dihaj If you find yourself in one of those arguments about how far Eurovision has travelled in recent years, then this should be...