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

Hatari

Eurovision 2019 previews countdown: #17 ICELAND – Hatari – “Hatrið mun sigra”

You have to feel some sympathy with Iceland at the contest – the last Nordic country to join the contest (in 1986), they are the only one of that group … Continue reading Eurovision 2019 previews countdown: #17 ICELAND – Hatari – “Hatrið mun sigra”

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

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)

Euroband at Eurofest at the Royal Vauxhall Tavern

Autumn 2018 – upcoming updates to Matt loves Eurovision

Summer hasn’t quite gone away for us here in London just yet, with some very pleasant weather at the moment, but my mind is turning to bringing the site of … Continue reading Autumn 2018 – upcoming updates to Matt loves Eurovision

Ari Ólafsson

Eurovision 2018 previews countdown: #43 ICELAND – Ari Ólafsson – “Our Choice”

And so it begins… my wooden spoon goes to a Nordic country! Iceland was the last Nordic country to join Eurovision (in 1986) and they remain the only Nordic country … Continue reading Eurovision 2018 previews countdown: #43 ICELAND – Ari Ólafsson – “Our Choice”

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: #18 ICELAND – Svala – “Paper”

It’s our third Nordic country in just 4 days; Iceland came highest of any Nordic country in last year’s previews countdown, yet along with all the others (save host Sweden), … Continue reading Eurovision 2017 previews countdown: #18 ICELAND – Svala – “Paper”

My top 5 songs from…Iceland

With an icy blast of weather due to hit the UK, it’s time to head to the far north-west of Europe. Iceland is the only Nordic country not to have … Continue reading My top 5 songs from…Iceland

Greta Salóme Iceland Eurovision 2016

Eurovision 2016 previews countdown: #12 ICELAND – Greta Salóme – “Hear Them Calling”

It’s our final Nordic country today – seems a little strange to say that when we haven’t reached the top 10 yet, it normally has at least a couple of … Continue reading Eurovision 2016 previews countdown: #12 ICELAND – Greta Salóme – “Hear Them Calling”

London Eurovision Preview Party 2016 video clips part 5: Greta Salóme, Eneda Tarifa and Kaliopi

Penultimate set of videos from London! Two artists returning to Eurovision here and an Icelandic-Balkan mix for these videos. Greta Salóme for Iceland and Kaliopi came back on stage to perform … Continue reading London Eurovision Preview Party 2016 video clips part 5: Greta Salóme, Eneda Tarifa and Kaliopi

Eurovision 2016 returning artists part 1: Greta Salóme for Iceland and Ira Losco for Malta

There are no less than seven artists making a return to Eurovision this year – that must be approaching some sort of record I would imagine. Since I’m still compiling … Continue reading Eurovision 2016 returning artists part 1: Greta Salóme for Iceland and Ira Losco for Malta