Wednesday, June 16, 2021

Birthdays

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

Eurovision birthdays 14/10 – The first time I had cake…

Those Dutch are a fun bunch. And they damn near won this year. Can you imagine a contest in Netherlands, The? ...

21 September – I am only a wound

You may think that Portugal has been mightily unlucky to only win at its 376th attempt. Well I guess they have, but now the...

ESC birthdays 11 Mar – One day, [insert country here] will...

Apparently it’s some sort of national festival of popular melody in Sweden over the weekend. Some fans of Europe’s favourite TV show have even...

ESC birthdays 13/11 – He is the great new house

There are many contenders for the title of Mr Eurovision. You know who they are and I don’t want to sully this post with...

ESC birthdays – Do you remember France? They used to win

It seems odd in these days of dominance by Scandinavia and states of central and eastern Europe that our favourite TV show was once...

16 June – Give heat to this winter

Second place. Is there a more frustrating position? Just ask anyone of a certain age from the United Kingdom of stuff. You try your...

24 July – With me – there’s no question

Yeah, I know. Yesterday I went on about singers coming back for more. Your favourite singer may have even done so themselves. Either as...

23 September – I know the rain is falling outside

Did you go to Portugal back in May? Do you still dream of the sun, the sea, the pasteis de nada? Do you think...

6 November – Is it so wrong to be hungry

Yes that's hungry, not Hungary. Did you see what I did there? Of course, there's nothing wrong with the Magyarország as such, but it...

3 January – As high as the highest mountain, as low...

Did you ever wonder what makes a good selection process for your country's act? Should it be a series of shows lasting months where...