Eurovision 2019 semi-final 1 predictons

Eurovision 2019 semi-final 1: predictions and hopes

I normally do a longer preview before each semi-final but as my good friend and “Eurovision husband” Clive did a full video on our predictions for semi-final one, I may … Continue reading Eurovision 2019 semi-final 1: predictions and hopes

Kate Miller-Heidke

Eurovision 2019 previews countdown: #33 AUSTRALIA – Kate Miller-Heidke – “Zero Gravity”

Eurovision’s most far-flung country, Australia have secured their guest place at the contest with a confirmed participation until at least 2023. For the first time since they first entered in … Continue reading Eurovision 2019 previews countdown: #33 AUSTRALIA – Kate Miller-Heidke – “Zero Gravity”

National finals 2019 best of the rest part 1

The nearly songs: national finals 2019 best of the rest part 1

So we’ve just had our first weekend in what feels like weeks where there has been no national final, and with all the remaining songs released last week and a … Continue reading The nearly songs: national finals 2019 best of the rest part 1

Ester Peony

That was the (national final) weekend that was: reflections on recent Eurovision national selections

It may have not escaped anyone’s notice but this weekend just gone (16-17 February) had its fair share of shocks, drama and scandal in the various national finals that took … Continue reading That was the (national final) weekend that was: reflections on recent Eurovision national selections

Eurovision - Australia Decides 2019

Eurovision 2019 national selections: Eurovision – Australia Decides (Australia preview)

So for the first time ever, the (relative) Eurovision newbie, Australia, is holding a national final in their 5th year in the contest. It’s a full 10 songs and a … Continue reading Eurovision 2019 national selections: Eurovision – Australia Decides (Australia preview)

Eurovision 2018 previews countdown: #24 AUSTRALIA – Jessica Mauboy – “We Got Love”

It’s past the time that I explain to non-Eurovision friends why Australia is in the contest – they just are, OK! Since 2015 in fact… And here they are in … Continue reading Eurovision 2018 previews countdown: #24 AUSTRALIA – Jessica Mauboy – “We Got Love”

Eurovision 2017 previews countdown: #15 AUSTRALIA – Isaiah – “Don’t Come Easy”

Time now for Eurovision’s most distant country – half way round the world, it’s Australia. Yes, they are back for their third year in the contest and seem now to … Continue reading Eurovision 2017 previews countdown: #15 AUSTRALIA – Isaiah – “Don’t Come Easy”

Dami Im Australia Eurovision 2016

Eurovision 2016 previews countdown: #9 AUSTRALIA – Dami Im – “Sound of Silence”

Next up is the furthest flung country in this year’s contest, indeed it’s about as far from Europe as you can go! It’s last year’s special guest entry, which (unsurprisingly) … Continue reading Eurovision 2016 previews countdown: #9 AUSTRALIA – Dami Im – “Sound of Silence”

From Austria and Australia with love: Conchita Wurst at the Sydney Opera House and Australia’s artist revealed 

I had the privilege of attending a one-off concert by Conchita at the Sydney Opera House last night. It was a special occasion for many reasons: seeing Conchita of course, … Continue reading From Austria and Australia with love: Conchita Wurst at the Sydney Opera House and Australia’s artist revealed