Tag Archives: TV

2016 Lyric Review

As an English-speaker, as an English Eurovision fan, lyrics are very important to me. Language, I find, as an English person, is vital in order to understand someone’s message. It is why I study the lyrics of Eurovision entries very closely. … Continue reading

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Return to Oz

    “A maximum of 46 Active EBU Members shall be allowed to participate (the “Participating Broadcasters”).” – Public rules of the 61st Eurovision Song Contest The EBU’s favourite non-active member is back. Australia will once again grace the Eurovision stage … Continue reading

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My Dream National Final

I have a dream. I have a dream that one day this nation will be able to choose its own Eurovision entrant and be proud that we chose them. I have a dream that one day talented singers and songwriters … Continue reading

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The Thank You Europe National Finals Awards

So another national final season draws to a close and the best part of Eurovision 2014 is over. I’m going to have to find something to do on my Saturdays other than tweeting about Estonian claymation pig spanking and booking … Continue reading

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Not Quite a National Final Review: New Year in Armenia

Sydney does it with a spectacular firework display, London does it with the bongs of Big Ben, New York does it with a ball dropping in Times Square. Yerevan does it with a scruffy old man with a mullet singing … Continue reading

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The Battles of Malmo

Ding ding! Eurovision may be a competition of 39 countries, but within the annual battle royale of Europop there are little individual head-to-heads to be won. Some entrants will find themselves battling it out in the same voter territory, a … Continue reading

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National Final Review – Malta

Eurovision Log, 2 Feb 2013, 1940hrs. So cold. This chill February night is no time for a trek across such a vast, featureless musical landscape. This is to be a long hard slog against the elements. O, Malta is a harsh … Continue reading

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