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Live from the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest, it’s OnEurope

Iriao

Bow down at the altar of Georgia

There are people around me in the press centre who think that they have just seen the second coming. Words like: "Can you get...
Eugent Bushpepa

Albania and NOT Iceland next

Iceland have been delayed by a car crash they have not been involved in (Ironic, given on stage they will be involved in one...
SuRie

Our first look at the UK!

It’s the UK. Always a nervy moment, as even though I’m not patriotic, I do want us to do well. I love SuRie –...
Madame Monsieur

French chic with a message

In contrast to Germany, France seems so classy, and Madame Monsieur have this all but perfected. They look good, they sound good, and now they...
The stage for 2018

Eurovision 2018 – All of the first day’s nonsense in one place

From Azerbaijan to Bulgaria and all points in between. OnEuropeans were in the Altice Arena bringing you reports (and officially sanctioned photos and video)...
Yianna

Greece – Hello, this is the Mid 90’s. They want their ethno stuff...

This song - to me - is a return to a time when Europe decided that sounding ethnic at Eurovision was a thing, and...
Nova Deca

Serbian striding and strutting

Hhm. Serbia’s not great. Musically this has plenty to stand out, but visually they’re making a bit of a fist of it. There’s some...
AWS

It’s loud and I like it

The Hungarian boys from AWS now and this will wake anyone up who perhaps nodded off during the commercial break that precedes them. They...
Franka

Croatian Crazy talk

Mr Phil was away getting a coffee, so he left me in charge, and armed with just thirty selective seconds of footage (and a...
Waylon

Netherlands – they listened …

There has been lots of press over the last few days that focussed on how this song was staged, rather than the song itself....