Underappreciated Eurovision songs

Underappreciated at Eurovision: a selection of my favourite songs

Just before we get into my previews countdown for Eurovision 2019, and at the request of my lovely friend Graham, I’ve pulled together some of the more underappreciated songs of … Continue reading Underappreciated at Eurovision: a selection of my favourite songs

Top Eurovision entries from Bulgaria

My top 5 songs from…Bulgaria

While Bulgaria have had relatively few entries at Eurovision with just 12 appearances; they have certainly made an impact, especially in recent years with three grand final appearances on the … Continue reading My top 5 songs from…Bulgaria

Equinox

Eurovision 2018 previews countdown: #9 BULGARIA – Equinox – “Bones”

Sometimes you can tell a country is gunning to win Eurovision – in the late 2000s, it was Azerbaijan doing all they could to get the win (and which they … Continue reading Eurovision 2018 previews countdown: #9 BULGARIA – Equinox – “Bones”

Poli Genova performing at Eurofest at the Royal Vauxhall Tavern

Poli Genova performing at Eurofest at the Royal Vauxhall Tavern

Eurovision royalty came to the Royal Vauxhall Tavern this October with Bulgaria’s two-time contestant Poli Genova gracing the stage in the South London’s (in)famous “pub on a roundabout” (as Myra … Continue reading Poli Genova performing at Eurofest at the Royal Vauxhall Tavern

[OLD] My top 5 songs from…Bulgaria

NB. This version was published in December 2017 and has been replaced by an updated Top 5 from Bulgaria. Staying (roughly) in the Balkans, this top 5 comes just before I’m … Continue reading [OLD] My top 5 songs from…Bulgaria

Eurovision 2017 previews countdown: #9 BULGARIA – Kristian Kostov – “Beautiful Mess”

Gracing the top 10 once again is Bulgaria – after many years of non-qualification, they stormed to 4th place last year with Poli Genova and the hyper-catchy “If Love Was a … Continue reading Eurovision 2017 previews countdown: #9 BULGARIA – Kristian Kostov – “Beautiful Mess”

Poli Genova Bulgaria Eurovision 2016

Eurovision 2016 previews countdown: #4 BULGARIA – Poli Genova – “If Love Was a Crime”

Closing in on the top spot now, and it’s lovely to see this country finishing so high in the countdown as their Eurovision pedigree is not strong. They’ve not entered … Continue reading Eurovision 2016 previews countdown: #4 BULGARIA – Poli Genova – “If Love Was a Crime”

London Eurovision Preview Party 2016 video clips part 1: Nicki French, Nicky Byrne, Kaliopi, Poli Genova and Ira Losco

As expected, I had a fantastic time at the London Eurovision Preview Party 2016, held once again at Café de Paris. I took some video clips of almost all of … Continue reading London Eurovision Preview Party 2016 video clips part 1: Nicki French, Nicky Byrne, Kaliopi, Poli Genova and Ira Losco

Eurovision 2016 returning artists part 3: Poli Genova for Bulgaria and Donny Montell for Lithuania

The final two returning artists are from Bulgaria and Lithuania. They had contrasting fortunes in their previous appearances, one making the final, the other not. How will they each fare … Continue reading Eurovision 2016 returning artists part 3: Poli Genova for Bulgaria and Donny Montell for Lithuania

Poli Genova to represent Bulgaria at Eurovision 2016

As expected, Poli Genova has been announced as Bulgaria’s entrant in this year’s Eurovision. She’s no newcomer to Eurovision though, having sung for Bulgaria back in 2011. She missed out … Continue reading Poli Genova to represent Bulgaria at Eurovision 2016