The reveal of the semi-final running orders earlier this week lead a to a flurry of qualifier predictions from the Eurofandom. This reminded me of the myriad replies I got to a recent tweet calling out for the worst pre-Contest predictions. I've trawled through all the replies and quote tweets and collated the most popular … Continue reading The (Lack of) Wisdom of Crowds: Predictions Makes Fools of us All
By the time this year's Contest rolls around the greatest ever Eurovision interval act, Love Love Peace Peace, will turn five years old. Yes I said what I said, pipe down Riverdance. Here we are still weeks away from the end of this year's season and, even with a reduced number of shows, it seems … Continue reading How to ‘Love Love Peace Peace’ Your Way Through a National Final Season
Whether it was a German artist's journey, a malfunctioning countdown clock, a new social media channel or the Croatian national final Ti(c)k To(ck) was certainly the phrase of the week. There were also further heats, song releases and title confirmations over the last seven days. It was another busy ol' week for all things Eurovision. … Continue reading WEEKLY ROUND-UP: TI(C)K TO(C)K ALL ROUND!
In a surprise to absolutely no one (maybe not Gebrasy's nearest and dearest, but actually even they probably knew) 2020 returning artist, The Roop, won Pabandom iš Naujo and will represent Lithuania in May with their song Discoteque. Whilst stating they won is wholly factually accurate, it still feels like a massive understatement. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0rsUJWSwb0c Firstly, … Continue reading WEEKLY ROUND UP: THE ROOP’S ROUSING LITHUANIAN LANDSLIDE