Monday, January 24, 2022
Mahmood

Italy – Nobody’s perfect

Mahmood enters the Contest as a fan favourite - and if rumour is to be believed, laid low by a dodgy cold. The air in...
Hosts of Eurovision 2019

LIVE BLOG: Eurovision 2019 – Second semi-final

Were you ready for the second bunch of Eurovision 2019 hopefuls? Tonight we got 18 songs, and they scored the remaining ten grand final...
Carousel at Eurovisioin 2019 in Tel Aviv

Latvia – Time gentlemen, please

Mr Phil, is busy elsewhere in Tel Aviv, so we've had a shout around and asked for opinions on the Latvian song - up...
Conan Osiris rehearses in Tel Aviv for Eurovision

Portugal – Still the ‘water cooler moment’

This was, possibly above Hatari, the 'water cooler moment' of this semi final. Just like the Icelanders, Conan can sing any old bollocks (and does)...
Serviette of Doom

Semi-final 1 – how we ranked and rated the songs

Long term readers will be aware that in days of yore, OnEuropean hacks chose to gather in brightly-lit all-you-can-eat buffet bars and ponder what...
Lake Malawi in Tel Aviv fro Eurovision 2019

Czech Republic – Cor Blimey Mary Poppins!

Things improved in Tel Aviv. Those in charge plumbed sound into the Press Centre, just in time for the Czech Republic. Yes, I know that...
Jonida singing for Albania at the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest

Albania – What was that?

Next Thursday, Albania follows Russia onto the stage. And if you thought Sergey went big on effects, you ain’t seen nothing yet. Unfortunately, the...
Esther

Romania and her vampires?

Romania doesn't seem to have changed a great deal from the rehearsal we saw a few days ago. It all seems very ethereal and...
Michael Rice is back on the rehearsal stage for the UK

UK – Nothing there to get excited about

For my life, the UK can't stage anything when it comes to Eurovision. Yes, Michael was discovered through a casting show, but why did it...
Kate

Australia – There are many words to use …

The Head of Delegation said they would change their staging, and yes, yes they have. It's the juxtapose of Georgia. As Oto descended to...

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