Pif! Paf! Pof!

Hello Europe, this is Edinburgh calling with a brand new blog dedicated to all things Eurovision. Launching with less than a month to go until Kyiv means there’ll be plenty of build up and previews in the run up to May 13th. And then as we then recover in our collective hungover mire of post-ESC misery there’ll be plenty of debrief and looking back at previous years to fill those cold, dark summer months

The Exuberance of Youth: 2018 Junior Eurovision Song Contest

If I was ever under any doubt that the Junior Eurovision Song Contest wasn't up to the standard of the Adult Contest these reservations have now been put to bed. On Sunday afternoon we were treated to the traditional ridiculous staging concepts; shambolic voting procedures and stunning vocal performances. All of which one is so … Continue reading The Exuberance of Youth: 2018 Junior Eurovision Song Contest

60 Minute Song Contest: Hour Greatest Challenge

This year marks the 50th anniversary of a very important landmark for the Eurovision Song Contest. Yes, it’s been fifty years since the United Kingdom, Austria & Denmark first participted...but it’s not that. It’s fifty years since duos were first allowed to compete...but it’s not that either. After Italy sent Nunzio Gallo with the over … Continue reading 60 Minute Song Contest: Hour Greatest Challenge