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

Lake Malawi

Eurovision 2019 previews countdown: #8 CZECH REPUBLIC – Lake Malawi – “Friend of a Friend”

The Czech Republic are relative newcomers to the contest, joining in 2007 and had three awful results; they then took a break and returned in 2015, with much stronger songs … Continue reading Eurovision 2019 previews countdown: #8 CZECH REPUBLIC – Lake Malawi – “Friend of a Friend”

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

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

Mikolas Josef

Eurovision 2018 previews countdown: #3 CZECH REPUBLIC – Mikolas Josef – “Lie to Me”

The Czech Republic has but a few appearances at the contest, and has barely seen the grand final, with just one qualification and even then they ended up near the … Continue reading Eurovision 2018 previews countdown: #3 CZECH REPUBLIC – Mikolas Josef – “Lie to Me”

Eurovision 2017 previews countdown: #34 CZECH REPUBLIC – Martina Bárta – “My Turn”

After several attempts, the Czech Republic finally qualified for the grand final last year with a high quality ballad sung by Gabriela Gunčíková. While it did OK with juries, got … Continue reading Eurovision 2017 previews countdown: #34 CZECH REPUBLIC – Martina Bárta – “My Turn”

Gabriela Gunčíková Czech Republic Eurovision 2016

Eurovision 2016 previews countdown: #14 CZECH REPUBLIC – Gabriela Gunčíková – “I Stand”

As we get closer to the top 10, we come to a country that has only 4 previous appearances at Eurovision, and is yet to make the final – Czech … Continue reading Eurovision 2016 previews countdown: #14 CZECH REPUBLIC – Gabriela Gunčíková – “I Stand”