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

ZENA

Eurovision 2019 previews countdown: #36 BELARUS – ZENA – “Like It”

It’s back to Eastern Europe for the next song in my countdown and the second former Soviet country. Belarus have generally struggled to make an impact at Eurovision, overshadowed by … Continue reading Eurovision 2019 previews countdown: #36 BELARUS – ZENA – “Like It”

Top Eurovision entries of Belarus

My top 5 songs from…Belarus

There’s a new song in this updated top 5 but no great changes in most other ways. Belarus remain overshadowed in Eurovision by their giant neighbour, Russia. Two contests on … Continue reading My top 5 songs from…Belarus

Alekseev

Eurovision 2018 previews countdown: #34 BELARUS – Alekseev – “Forever”

The national selection process of Belarus often provides some controversy or gossip and this year has certainly been no exception. The winning artist, Alekseev, originally entered the Ukrainian national selection … Continue reading Eurovision 2018 previews countdown: #34 BELARUS – Alekseev – “Forever”

Eurovision 2018 national selections: Belarus Decides and Montevizija 2018 (Belarus and Montenegro previews)

Two more finals approach in east and south east of Europe. Belarus is never without a little bit of intrigue, drama or even state interference; for Montenegro, it’s their first … Continue reading Eurovision 2018 national selections: Belarus Decides and Montevizija 2018 (Belarus and Montenegro previews)

Eurovision 2017 previews countdown: #28 BELARUS – NAVI – “Historyja majho žyccia”

Time for a first at this year’s Eurovision: NAVI (or Naviband) will be the first artists to ever sing in Belarusian at Eurovision. Belarus have a patchy qualification record but … Continue reading Eurovision 2017 previews countdown: #28 BELARUS – NAVI – “Historyja majho žyccia”

[OLD] My top 5 songs from…Belarus

NB. This version was published in January 2017 and has been replaced by an updated Top 5 from Belarus. Somewhat overshadowed in Eurovision, as in many other ways, by their giant … Continue reading [OLD] My top 5 songs from…Belarus

IVAN - Belarus Eurovision 2016

Eurovision 2016 previews countdown: #38 BELARUS – IVAN – “Help You Fly”

After Georgia at 40, the next ex-Soviet country to feature on the list is Belarus. IVAN (yes he does spell it all in upper case), also known as Alexander Ivanov, … Continue reading Eurovision 2016 previews countdown: #38 BELARUS – IVAN – “Help You Fly”