Eurovision 2021: semi-final 1 results reaction

It was such a joy to see Eurovision back, and with a crowd – something we haven’t seen much of in these pandemic times. The hosts were professional and efficient … Continue reading Eurovision 2021: semi-final 1 results reaction

Eurovision 2021 semi-final 1: predictions and hopes

After the marathon of the 39 videos and blog posts for my top 39 countdown, I suddenly found the first semi-final almost upon us and my customary preview/predictions post unwritten! … Continue reading Eurovision 2021 semi-final 1: predictions and hopes

Montaigne

Eurovision 2021 top 39 countdown #8: AUSTRALIA – Montaigne– Technicolour

Australia are still recent newcomers to Eurovision but have swiftly made their mark and established themselves as contenders to compete for the win or top placings in that time. I’ve … Continue reading Eurovision 2021 top 39 countdown #8: AUSTRALIA – Montaigne– Technicolour

Montaigne

Eurovision 2020 top 41 countdown: #5

At very long last, we finally reach my top 5… We kick off with the country that has been in the contest for the shortest time, but has consistently performed … Continue reading Eurovision 2020 top 41 countdown: #5

Eurovision 2020 national selections: Australia, Latvia, Italy and Malta previews

Eurovision 2020 national selections: Australia, Latvia, Italy and Malta previews

This is my first proper preview of the national selection season for Eurovision 2020, and it’s a Super Saturday on 8 February with 2 national finals in Australia and Latvia, … Continue reading Eurovision 2020 national selections: Australia, Latvia, Italy and Malta previews

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”