Tuesday, August 9, 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.

Netherlands: Deep in the darkness

I suppose I wanted to love this more than I did. The power of expectation weighed heavy today and I came away feeling I...

The Netherlands, *now* I understand it

Perhaps I needed to see S10 sing this live because at the start of this whole thing I really, REALLY didn't understand the hype...

Netherlands Press Conference – Delayed but worth it?

Yes yes, I know, it's clearly a conspiracy against The Netherlands after OnEurope's frank review but RAI really did change the times on us! It...

Monty’s Eurovision Countdown Part 27 – Netherlands

Look, you’re just going to have to get over Stien den Hollander’s stylising of her name as S10, it’s just not worth the annoyance....

Mo’s Eurovision Countdown 2022 – Part 27 – Netherlands

S10 – De Diepte I'll hold up my hands. When I heard Netherlands (The) planned on sending a 19-year-old rapper with minimal live experience to...

Phil’s Eurovision Countdown 2022 – Part 27 – Netherlands, The

S10 – De Diepte Well its certainly lovely to have a song in a native language in this contest – sadly though that happens to...

11 April – I carried it, carried it, carried it home

Anyone can win our favourite TV show. A number of countries had had dismal results before they won. You know who they are. And...

2 April – Thinking about the old days

You want to make an impression on a stage? Make your outfit memorable. Even more so if your song isn't. It's a golden rule. I'm...

1 April – It’s there when I get up in the...

It's no April Fool that some countries have probably done a lot worse than they've deserved to over the years. I'm thinking of those...

1 March – Music makes understanding

Back in the day, when there was no free language rule, some took it upon themselves to bend the rules as much as possible....