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

Victor Crone

Eurovision 2019 previews countdown: #18 ESTONIA – Victor Crone – “Storm”

It’s fair to say that Estonia are often one of my favourite countries in the contest, and they’ve once again come highest out of the three Baltic nations in my … Continue reading Eurovision 2019 previews countdown: #18 ESTONIA – Victor Crone – “Storm”

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

Top Eurovision entries from Estonia

My top 5 songs from…Estonia

Estonia are one of my favourite Eurovision countries and of the three Baltic states, they have had the most success at the contest, becoming the first ex-Soviet country to win … Continue reading My top 5 songs from…Estonia

Elina Nechayeva

Eurovision 2018 previews countdown: #12 ESTONIA – Elina Nechayeva – “La forza”

It’s the last and highest ranking of the Baltic countries – and generally Estonia often ends up being my favourite from that group and this year has fitted that pattern. … Continue reading Eurovision 2018 previews countdown: #12 ESTONIA – Elina Nechayeva – “La forza”

Eurovision 2018 national selections: the north wind doth blow (Estonia, Finland and Iceland previews)

“The north wind doth blow and we shall have snow”… Well, that has certainly been true for Europe this past week as we shiver under a Siberian blast and snow … Continue reading Eurovision 2018 national selections: the north wind doth blow (Estonia, Finland and Iceland previews)

Eurovision 2017 previews countdown: #14 ESTONIA – Koit Toome & Laura – “Verona”

Not since we started the countdown with Lithuania at rock bottom 43 have we returned to the Baltic countries – and once again positioned in the middle of the three, it’s Estonia. … Continue reading Eurovision 2017 previews countdown: #14 ESTONIA – Koit Toome & Laura – “Verona”

[OLD] My top 5 songs from…Estonia

NB. This version was published in March 2017 and has been replaced by an updated Top 5 from Estonia. It’s a trip to the Baltic again for this top 5, and the … Continue reading [OLD] My top 5 songs from…Estonia

Jüri Pootsmann Estonia Eurovision 2016

Eurovision 2016 previews countdown: #15 ESTONIA – Jüri Pootsmann – “Play”

It’s the second of the three Baltic countries in the list now, and one of my favourite Eurovision countries – Estonia. They have put in a string of high quality, classy … Continue reading Eurovision 2016 previews countdown: #15 ESTONIA – Jüri Pootsmann – “Play”

Eurovision national finals best of the rest part 1: Estonia, Finland and Hungary

Since it’s going to be a few days at least before I have looked at enough YouTube videos in order to determine running order of the preview countdown, how about … Continue reading Eurovision national finals best of the rest part 1: Estonia, Finland and Hungary