Resurrecting the site! Plus results from the Vauxhall vote and thoughts on Eurovision 2016

Well, it’s been a long while since I posted – my post-Eurovision hangover (both physical and emotional) somewhat scuppered me writing a post in the week after the Grand Final! … Continue reading Resurrecting the site! Plus results from the Vauxhall vote and thoughts on Eurovision 2016

Poli Genova Bulgaria Eurovision 2016

Eurovision 2016 semi-final 2 result

Another great show last night and a VERY sore head today. I couldn’t even begin to look at how many bottles of prosecco me and my friends sunk last night… … Continue reading Eurovision 2016 semi-final 2 result

Eurovision 2016 semi-final 2: predictions and hopes

No sooner have we got over the excitement and shocks of semi-final 1 (seriously, how on earth did Azerbaijan qualify over Iceland – Samra, the Azerbaijani entry, has barely sung … Continue reading Eurovision 2016 semi-final 2: predictions and hopes

Gabriela Gunčíková representing Czech Republic in semi-final 1 Eurovision 2016

Eurovision 2016 semi-final 1 result

Well it’s the morning after the night before – after so much build up and excitement, it was fantastic to get to the first live event! As we’ve come to … Continue reading Eurovision 2016 semi-final 1 result

Eurovision 2016 semi-final 1: predictions and hopes

Well after the marathon preview countdown today’s post is short and sweet – plus am so busy at work I haven’t had a lunch break to do this! So sadly … Continue reading Eurovision 2016 semi-final 1: predictions and hopes

Amir France Eurovision 2016

Eurovision 2016 previews countdown: #1 FRANCE – Amir – “J’ai cherché”

We finally reach the top of the chart! It may not come as a huge surprise who has come top  as they have been topping most of the fan polls … Continue reading Eurovision 2016 previews countdown: #1 FRANCE – Amir – “J’ai cherché”

Sergey Lazarev Russia Eurovision 2016

Eurovision 2016 previews countdown: #2 RUSSIA – Sergey Lazarev – “You Are the Only One”

If Sweden has been the superpower of Eurovision of the past 15 years or so, then their rival superpower is the country that takes the runner up spot in this … Continue reading Eurovision 2016 previews countdown: #2 RUSSIA – Sergey Lazarev – “You Are the Only One”

Barei Spain Eurovision 2016

Eurovision 2016 previews countdown: #3 SPAIN – Barei – “Say Yay!”

Into the top 3 and we have the penultimate member of the big 5, matching last year’s position in the preview countdown, and ever present at Eurovision since they first … Continue reading Eurovision 2016 previews countdown: #3 SPAIN – Barei – “Say Yay!”

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”

Freddie Hungary Eurovision 2016

Eurovision 2016 previews countdown: #5 HUNGARY – Freddie – “Pioneer”

It’s only a week to the second semi-final, and by that time we’ll know if this  country will have matched this YouTube ranking top 5 performance and have made it … Continue reading Eurovision 2016 previews countdown: #5 HUNGARY – Freddie – “Pioneer”

Nina Kraljić Croatia Eurovision 2016

Eurovision 2016 previews countdown: #6 CROATIA – Nina Kraljić – “Lighthouse”

Just missing out on the top 5 by the narrowest of margins is the last of the Balkan countries and a country who we haven’t seen since 2013, but like … Continue reading Eurovision 2016 previews countdown: #6 CROATIA – Nina Kraljić – “Lighthouse”

Samra Azerbaijan Eurovision 2016

Eurovision 2016 previews countdown: #7 AZERBAIJAN – Samra – “Miracle”

Today we go as far east in Europe as it’s possible to go – Azerbaijan. Baku, the Azeri capital, is at the easternmost point of the country and their victory in … Continue reading Eurovision 2016 previews countdown: #7 AZERBAIJAN – Samra – “Miracle”