Top 5 Eurovision songs from the Netherlands

My top 5 songs from…the Netherlands

The Netherlands has a long and rich history in Eurovision, being a founder member of the contest, and now a five-times winner. Having missed just four contests since 1956, there … Continue reading My top 5 songs from…the Netherlands

Eurovision 2019 semi-final 2 predictions

Eurovision 2019 semi-final 2: predictions and hopes

So after the shocks, surprises and disappointments of semi-final 1, we’ve got the second semi-final coming up and once again, my friend and fellow Eurovision fan Clive and I have … Continue reading Eurovision 2019 semi-final 2: predictions and hopes

Duncan Laurence

Eurovision 2019 previews countdown: #2 THE NETHERLANDS – Duncan Laurence – “Arcade”

It’s my runner up, my silver medal – and goodness me this was hard to call between this and my number 1. In fact, I would have placed this equal … Continue reading Eurovision 2019 previews countdown: #2 THE NETHERLANDS – Duncan Laurence – “Arcade”

EuroStarz in Concert 2018

A trip to EuroStarz in Concert 2018

It was a last minute decision to attend this concert, but I am very glad I did. A small set of past Eurovision performers, including a former winner, graced the … Continue reading A trip to EuroStarz in Concert 2018

Eurovision Song Contest 1975 rewatch

Eurovision Song Contest 1975 rewatch

  My lovely friend Zoltan decided that for his birthday it would be a fun idea to watch through the Eurovision Song Contest from the year of his birth, 1975. … Continue reading Eurovision Song Contest 1975 rewatch

Waylon

Eurovision 2018 previews countdown: #32 THE NETHERLANDS – Waylon – “Outlaw in ‘Em”

This preview brings another artist returning to the contest. He wasn’t a winner like Alexander Rybak, but as part of the duo The Common Linnets, Waylon was the runner-up to … Continue reading Eurovision 2018 previews countdown: #32 THE NETHERLANDS – Waylon – “Outlaw in ‘Em”

Eurovision 2017 previews countdown: #23 THE NETHERLANDS – O’G3NE – “Lights and Shadows”

Spookily, number 23 in the countdown is exactly the same position that four-times winners The Netherlands occupied in last year’s countdown. Dishy Douwe Bob overturned this mid-table placing and finished … Continue reading Eurovision 2017 previews countdown: #23 THE NETHERLANDS – O’G3NE – “Lights and Shadows”

[OLD] My top 5 songs from…the Netherlands

The last point on the compass in this first sweep around the Eurovision map is west. The Netherlands has a long and rich history in Eurovision, being a founder member … Continue reading [OLD] My top 5 songs from…the Netherlands

Douwe Bob Netherlands Eurovision 2016

Eurovision 2016 previews countdown: #23 THE NETHERLANDS – Douwe Bob – “Slow Down”

Next up in our countdown are four-times winners, the Netherlands. They haven’t won since 1975 though and between 2005 and 2012 they didn’t qualify for the finals. They finally qualified … Continue reading Eurovision 2016 previews countdown: #23 THE NETHERLANDS – Douwe Bob – “Slow Down”