Tag: Eurovision Spain

Eurovision: the morning after

Well, that was interesting, wasn't it? I think Lisbon did a fantastic job of hosting this year's Eurovision Song Contest. Yes, a few of the interval pieces dragged a little, and yes, some of the 'natural' conversations between hosts and entrants were a little strained - but aren't they always? The set was amazing, many ...

Eurovision 2018: My favourite

It's that time of year again. On May 12th, this year's Eurovision Song Contest final will take place in Lisbon. It's also time for me to make a prediction. Seems like only yesterday that Portugal won for the very first time - with an excellent song. One that remains a firm favourite even now. And ...

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Well, that was random.

Last night's Eurovision really was a change from the norm. On three counts, in fact. For a start Sweden did a magnificent job of hosting a complex and demanding live TV show, not once but three times in a single week. Two semi-finals and a grand final. Additionally, each night was staged differently, with the ...

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Eurovision semi-final two: reflections

If I'm honest, I'm pretty disappointed with the results of last night's second Eurovision semi-final in Stockholm. I thought some of the great songs I've grown to like in the last few weeks were a virtual shoe-in for the final. I was sure of the other would bomb. Boy was I wrong. It seems like ...

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Eurovision 2016: Spain

https://youtu.be/79ZJgHuOjJ4 I'm really in two minds about this Eurovision 2016 entry from Spain. I'd like to see it do well on the night, but it needs a lot of work. Spain have chosen Barei to sing "Say yay!" and as Spain automatically gets into the final each year, we'll definitely see Barei singing on 14th ...