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

D mol

Eurovision 2019 previews countdown: #39 MONTENEGRO – D mol – “Heaven”

Swiftly moving on from our first Balkan country, our second one comes up immediately – the picturesque nation of Montenegro. Relative newcomers (as an independent country) to Eurovision, they have … Continue reading Eurovision 2019 previews countdown: #39 MONTENEGRO – D mol – “Heaven”

Eurovision national finals 2019 part 2

The nearly songs: national finals 2019 best of the rest part 2

Concluding my two part of best of the rest on the eve of the last Eurofest before Eurovision (always one of my favourites as we watch and score all 41 … Continue reading The nearly songs: national finals 2019 best of the rest part 2

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

Montevizija and Sanremo 2019

Eurovision 2019 national selections: Montevizija and Sanremo 2019 (Montenegro and Italy previews)

After the UK and Australian national finals, the rest of the weekend sees two more national finals (as well as a plethora of semi-finals) with Montenegro and Italy selecting their … Continue reading Eurovision 2019 national selections: Montevizija and Sanremo 2019 (Montenegro and Italy previews)

Vanja Radovanović

Eurovision 2018 previews countdown: #42 MONTENEGRO – Vanja Radovanović – “Inje”

Last year, based on YouTubers’ rankings, Montenegro was placed 35th in the previews countdown. I would have placed sexy Slavko much higher in my own personal rankings. This year, these … Continue reading Eurovision 2018 previews countdown: #42 MONTENEGRO – Vanja Radovanović – “Inje”

Eurovision 2018 national selections: Belarus Decides and Montevizija 2018 (Belarus and Montenegro previews)

Two more finals approach in east and south east of Europe. Belarus is never without a little bit of intrigue, drama or even state interference; for Montenegro, it’s their first … Continue reading Eurovision 2018 national selections: Belarus Decides and Montevizija 2018 (Belarus and Montenegro previews)

My top 5 songs from…Montenegro

One of the lesser known Eurovision nations, Montenegro are still fairly new (in terms of competing as an independent country) and also have only appeared twice in grand finals. Nevertheless, … Continue reading My top 5 songs from…Montenegro

Eurovision 2017 previews countdown: #35 MONTENEGRO – Slavko Kalezić – “Space”

Bringing sexy back to (and from) the Balkans, it’s super hot Slavko up next. This song is firmly in MY personal top 10 so it’s a shame that it hasn’t seemed … Continue reading Eurovision 2017 previews countdown: #35 MONTENEGRO – Slavko Kalezić – “Space”

London Eurovision Preview Party 2016 video clips part 2: Eleftheria Eleftheriou, Barei, Minus One and Highway

Here we go with another set of videos! Eleftheria Eleftheriou did a medley of Greek entries, and threw in a Cypriot and Turkish one for good measure. I just have … Continue reading London Eurovision Preview Party 2016 video clips part 2: Eleftheria Eleftheriou, Barei, Minus One and Highway

Highway - Montenegro Eurovision 2016

Eurovision 2016 previews countdown: #42 MONTENEGRO – Highway – “The Real Thing”

We move on to our very first Balkan country in the countdown and this year the Balkan wooden spoon goes to Montenegro. They’ve only qualified twice in six appearances and … Continue reading Eurovision 2016 previews countdown: #42 MONTENEGRO – Highway – “The Real Thing”

Eurovision 2016 returning artists part 2: Deen for Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kaliopi for Macedonia and Bojan Jovović for Montenegro

A Balkan mix for this second of three posts featuring the seven returning artists to Eurovision this year. The most recognisable and memorable of the three will be Kaliopi (featured … Continue reading Eurovision 2016 returning artists part 2: Deen for Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kaliopi for Macedonia and Bojan Jovović for Montenegro