Friday, January 28, 2022
Duska

Greece – They’ve got it going on

And by it, I mean everything. Because that's what the Greeks had on stage today. Literally everything. It was like fire sale at the...
Nevena Božović

Serbia – a right little belter

Well this has been hiding in plain sight for a long time, hasn't it? Serbia came on, all guns blazing with an old school Balkan...
Roko

Croatia – Roko gets his Eurovision wings

Croatia. Or as they were christened the last time - when Jacques Houdek sang - "Fucking Croatia". In news that suited my eyes, for the...
Paenda at the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest

Austria – In living colour (oh wait)

The question that ran through my mind was: has this been hiding in plain sight? Paenda has just completed her second run-through and she...
Sarah McTernan at Eurovision 2019

Ireland – This used to be my playground

Despite (apparently) dealing with a tooth infection, Sarah was all smiles on her pop art stage singing her heart out for Ireland today, and...

Watch the Orange Carpet ceremony … again

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LUO05WWnRho] Someone at EBU Towers must have one day wondered, what could be done to make Eurovision even more popular with the gays? In...
Joci

Hungary – More of the same?

You can't do much with a song that lends itself to a rather static staging ... and Joci gave us just that. He stood all...
Welcome

We’re back …

Thanks to everyone who clicked on our humble (20 year old) site turning the 2019 season into one of our biggest yet. It was Memorial...
Kobi Marimi brings it 'Home' for Israel's first rehearsal

Israel – Take a bow

Kobi took to the stage dressed like the maitre d’ at a fancy hotel, and still looking for all the world like a Sacha...
Tel Aviv

LIVE BLOG: First semi-final jury show

I'll be live in Tel Aviv this evening (or afternoon/morning, other time zones are available) and sharing thoughts on the jury show for the...

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