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

Darude and Sebastian Rejman

Eurovision 2019 previews countdown: #26 FINLAND – Darude feat. Sebastian Rejman – “Look Away”

Back to the Nordics, and one time winners Finland have perhaps the most recognisable name for non-Eurovision fans among this year’s artists, with DJ and record producer Darude of “Sandstorm” … Continue reading Eurovision 2019 previews countdown: #26 FINLAND – Darude feat. Sebastian Rejman – “Look Away”

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

February 2019 national finals

Eurovision 2019 national selections: another Super Saturday [and Sunday] (Finland, Iceland, Moldova, Norway, Portugal and Serbia previews)

One manic finals Saturday down, another to go and will we see yet more drama during and after these sets of national finals following the twists and turns of the … Continue reading Eurovision 2019 national selections: another Super Saturday [and Sunday] (Finland, Iceland, Moldova, Norway, Portugal and Serbia previews)

Top 5 Eurovision entries of Finland

My top 5 songs from…Finland

Time to update my Top 5 of Finland as we’re about to be treated to Krista Siegfrids at Eurofest at the Royal Vauxhall Tavern (on Friday 11 January). Sadly the … Continue reading My top 5 songs from…Finland

Saara Aalto

Eurovision 2018 previews countdown: #6 FINLAND – Saara Aalto – “Monsters”

One of the big fan favourites, and everyone’s favourite Finn, the lovely Saara Aalto finally makes it to Eurovision and she hasn’t wasted the opportunity, giving us a big party … Continue reading Eurovision 2018 previews countdown: #6 FINLAND – Saara Aalto – “Monsters”

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: #21 FINLAND – Norma John – “Blackbird”

We’ve finally reached the half way point in the countdown, and at just outside the top 20, remarkably this is our first Nordic country we’ve come across. Considering the only … Continue reading Eurovision 2017 previews countdown: #21 FINLAND – Norma John – “Blackbird”

[OLD] My top 5 songs from…Finland

NB This version was published in December 2016 and has been replaced by an updated Top 5 from Finland. Having been south, east and central, time to head to the snowy north with … Continue reading [OLD] My top 5 songs from…Finland

Sandhja Finland Eurovision 2016

Eurovision 2016 previews countdown: #31 FINLAND – Sandhja – “Sing It Away”

We finally reach our first Nordic country – Finland. Finland lag behind their Swedish, Norwegian and Danish neighbours in terms of Eurovision success so perhaps not such a shock that they … Continue reading Eurovision 2016 previews countdown: #31 FINLAND – Sandhja – “Sing It Away”

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