Wednesday, June 16, 2021
Video Birthdays Page 109

Birthdays

It’s a happy birthday to our favourite Eurovision people, living and dead.

25 February – I gave less space to the heart and...

We all know that one of the Big Five (at least) is really gunning for its next win. Year after year it generally out-performs...

3 April – You’re no more a king ’cause I was...

First to perform in a semi-final? Is that a good gig or not? On the plus side, you're the first to get those rehearsals...

10 May – You give me good vibrations

It's home entrant time again. When you look through the years, several nations have had more home entrants than others - obviously. These may...

28 June – ”Good fairies, where are those lips”

What style of song do you like best? Does it need costume changes, clucking, or maybe the odd penguin on stage? Or do you...

19 August – Don’t ask me why the sun is shining

Do you enjoy good national final? No, not that Melodifestivalen thing - I'm talking about good national finals. I jest of course. Every national...

2 October – Brazil, Spain, Colombia, Cuba and America

Being on first can be that double-edged sword. You get your performance out of the way (meaning more time at the bar), you get...

11 November – I’m tossing and I’m turning

Many acts try and try again to win the grand prize in our favourite TV show. Some go it alone from their first appearance....

22 December – Look, the swallows high in the sky

As we know, next year's contest - a riotous cavalcade of quality song if ever there was one - will be in the Netherlands....

3 February – Oldschool Hollywood stars party Cinderellas are here

A stage show can be crucial in getting your song across to the voters of Europe and beyond. It can make a difference between...

13 March – This is paradise

Do you like it when we see people from outside Europe (or, since 2015, Australia), taking part in our favourite TV show? Do you...