Monday, May 17, 2021

Birthdays

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

2 May – All the demons are gone

Our friends in Finland have had a very spotty time at Eurovision. Only one win in xxx years, and very little else in the...

1 May – I’m almost a sinner, nearly a saint

It's all very well celebrating winners. They deserve their praise as they've finished the top in their field. But for every winner, there are...

30 April – What are you doing man?

Do you ever wonder why a certain song does so well or so badly? Do you think it was robbed of a place in...

29 Apr – My greatest pleasure was to touch you

We all know that every country has a living Mr and Ms Eurovision. Some places have clear leaders. But some other countries have some...

28 April – Then the next, so suddenly, he came along

Do you like a close contest? That show where more than one country can win, even going down to the last vote. It's less...

27 April – A taste of heaven’s what I need

Think of a small country. Now think of a smaller one. Is it Malta? It's not always lumped with the European microstates, but it...

26 April – You will lose the game

Our friends in Bosnia and Herzegovina have never won, and as they're sitting contests out these days, it could be a long while before...

25 April – Live the thrills of joy

Do you like it when singers try several times? Sometimes they can win on a second attempt. Sometimes they don't quite do as well...

23 April – Sometimes the wind brings a good, familiar scent

The last contest to actually take place was in Israel. It was a good old affair, amongst the warmth of the eastern Mediterranean. Were...

22 April – Yes, you and me, we’ll live on love

Are there any countries you miss? Those that have taken part in our favourite TV show in the past, but sit on the sidelines...