Friday, January 28, 2022
Countries N-Z Netherlands

Netherlands

The Dutch entry is chosen by AVRO/TROS. The Netherlands has taken part since the first contest in 1956 and has won four times.

24 September – What would I be without you?

Eurovision singers come from ethnicities far and wide. They're not just of European, Israeli or Australian ancestry. They've had people from all over the...

18 June – There’s a horse for everyone

There's always pressure on you when you're the home entrant, even when the home crowd will be cheering you on more than all the...

27 May – The blackbird, the thrush and the nightingale

In a change to celebrating birthdays of performers still with us, we've got the birthday of someone who died in 2013. You may wonder...

Eurovision winner tests positive for COVID

Duncan Laurence, the Dutch winner of the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest has tested positive for COVID-19. The singer has mild symptoms. Because of a...

Netherlands – history, culture, and staggering beauty

Netherlands – first rehearsal report here The first thing I notice is that Jeangu’s ditched the harness that was under his jacket. He’s now just...

The Netherlands – a complete performance.

I seem not to have written a review about this the first time round. What was I thinking?  Apologies. I do love this song. Its...

The Fanning Verdict Eurovision 2021: Netherlands

Jeangu Macrooy representing the host nation has the tough job of turning in something respectable, but (if possible) trying not to actually win -...

The Netherlands – majestic power and beauty

I am so curious to see The Netherlands. Jeangu’s video has a majestic quality and I love the themes he has brought to his...

Monty’s Eurovision Countdown Part 25 – Netherlands (The)

Birth of a New Age by Jeangu Mcrooy Sometimes a song comes along of such understated majesty it takes you a moment to appreciate all...

Phil’s Eurovision Countdown 2021 – Part 25 of 39 – Netherlands,...

There are two main schools of thought when it comes to the Eurovision contest of songs.  The first one is that the host nation...