What do you guys think? Do the funky graphics complement their quirky style? Is this going to convince all of Europe to vote Ireland in 2011?
By now you’ve all watched the video of bitter old Johnny Logan putting down Ireland’s Jedward. (If you haven’t, he basically says Ireland should be embarrassed that it’s sending the eccentric twins to Eurovision). And you’ve probably also read in the Irish Independent that John and Edward had no clue who the hell 56-year old […]
Two-time Eurovision winner Johnny Logan has hurled criticism at Irish state broadcaster RTÉ, saying they have become “the masters of their own destruction” and destroyed their credibility at Eurovision by entering contestants like Jedward.
Are you seeing double? First Ireland decides that it’s sending identical twins John Paul Henry Daniel Richard Grimes and Edward Peter Anthony Kevin Patrick Grimes (aka Jedward) to Eurovision 2011. Then Slovakia announces its chosen sex-soaked sisters Daniela and Veronika (aka TWiiNS). Ever since then Wiwi has had a weird desire to lock the four […]
If you believed the hype and the bookies, then Ireland’s Eurosong 2011 was a foregone conclusion. Former X-Factor stars Jedward would don garish outfits, sing a song of dubious quality, and walk away with all the glory. The eccentric twins stuck to the script, and they ended the night with tickets to Düsseldorf—but only by the skin […]
On the eve of Ireland’s Eurosong 2011 contest, RTE Radio 1 debuted the full version of each of this year’s finalists. Based on that—and, we imagine, a dose of insider information—betting agency Paddy Power has named big-haired twin brothers Jedward the favorite. Here are the odds as of February 10 at 7pm London time:
An insider with connections to the RTE, Ireland’s national broadcaster, has revealed the five contestants who will compete in Eurosong 2011, Ireland’s national selection contest. Their songs have not yet been released, so Wiwi has embedded videos of recent performances below. Consider it a musical amuse bouche. Love, Wiwi (via escdaily.com)
Wiwi can’t stop watching Sheila Fits-Patrick’s video tribute to 1993 Eurovision winner Niamh Kavanagh. Fits-Patrick, a well-known drag queen in Ireland and the winner of Miss Alternative Ireland 2010, spoofs Kavanagh’s 2010 Eurovision entry “It’s For You” in the video below.