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

Zala Kralj & Gašper Šantl

Eurovision 2019 previews countdown: #25 SLOVENIA – Zala Kralj & Gašper Šantl – “Sebi”

Our penultimate former Yugoslav country now, Slovenia have had quite a mixed set of results in the contest, especially in recent years with qualifications for the final coming but seldom. … Continue reading Eurovision 2019 previews countdown: #25 SLOVENIA – Zala Kralj & Gašper Šantl – “Sebi”

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

Eurovision 2018 previews countdown: #14 SLOVENIA – Lea Sirk – “Hvala, ne!”

Our penultimate ex-Yugoslav country hasn’t had much success at Eurovision lately but they’ve made it to the upper echelons of my own rankings this year. With just three qualifications to … Continue reading Eurovision 2018 previews countdown: #14 SLOVENIA – Lea Sirk – “Hvala, ne!”

Eurovision 2018 national selections: Look East (Armenia, Hungary, Latvia, Moldova, Romania, Slovenia and Ukraine previews)

Here in the UK we might be braced for the “beast from the East” cold blast, but this weekend it’s a bumper set of national finals from no fewer than … Continue reading Eurovision 2018 national selections: Look East (Armenia, Hungary, Latvia, Moldova, Romania, Slovenia and Ukraine previews)

5 Eurovision songs for Blue Monday

Today (15 January 2018) is so called “Blue Monday” – the day it is claimed to be the most depressing of the year. It’s all nonsense of course –  but … Continue reading 5 Eurovision songs for Blue Monday

My top 5 songs from…Slovenia

Coinciding with a football match taking place as I post this, I’m staying with the Balkans to focus on Slovenia. In many ways, Slovenia is closer to Austria and Italy … Continue reading My top 5 songs from…Slovenia

Eurovision 2017 previews countdown: #42 SLOVENIA – Omar Naber – “On My Way”

We go from the Baltic to the Balkans, and it’s our first ex-Yugoslav country of the countdown. Slovenia initially did quite well at Eurovision but have struggled in recent years, … Continue reading Eurovision 2017 previews countdown: #42 SLOVENIA – Omar Naber – “On My Way”

ManuElla Slovenia Eurovision 2016

Eurovision 2016 previews countdown: #35 SLOVENIA – ManuElla – “Blue and Red”

Back to the Balkans once again! It’s the turn of the most westerly of the ex-Yugoslav countries, Slovenia. Last year, they flattered to deceive. Prior to the contest, they were one … Continue reading Eurovision 2016 previews countdown: #35 SLOVENIA – ManuElla – “Blue and Red”