Wiwi’s readers have cast a total of 7,193 votes in our poll to determine who will win the first semi-final at Eurovision. In the end, Holland’s Anouk won the day, narrowly edging out Serbia’s Moje 3.
Wiwibloggs readers have cast a total of 6,729 votes in our poll to determine who will win the first semi-final at Eurovision. The poll closes Sunday night at midnight Swedish time. This is your last chance to review the results and vote for your favourite.
Earlier today the Wiwi Jury—our in-house panel of music un-professionals—headed to Amsterdam to buy some wooden shoes and to review Anouk’s Eurovision 2013 song “Birds”. Did her song fly into our hearts? Or was it more like one of those pigeons that drops an unwanted surprise on your shoulder? Read on to find out…
Wiwi: Anouk doesn’t do gimmick. She’s been clear for a while now that she wouldn’t overdose on glitter or sequins at Eurovision. During today’s first rehearsal she lived up to her words, wearing a simple black top with form-fitting pants. Classy staging matched the sophistication of her song. We see birds flying on an LED […]
Anouk is unable to perform at the first semi-final of Eurovision because she’s still handcuffed to the man she was having sex with last night. That’s the completely fictionalized premise of a new commercial from Apeldoorn insurance. This clip is hilar. The Dutch phrase at the end means “Just call Apeldoorn.” If Anouk’s backing vocalists are […]
She may be the Queen of Eurovision, as she was dubbed by the organisers of Eurovision in Concert, but Carola has been beaten by her own wind machine.
Are Europeans too happy to vote for sad songs? The last time a dark, somber song won the contest was in 1995 with winning-wary Ireland’s—I mean Norway’s—”Nocturne” by Secret Garden. It was so dark of a song that it would induce a bloody mass suicide on Sesame Street. The introduction of televoting changed the standard of […]
All 39 competing countries have now released their songs, and we can now present the first set of complete odds from Europe’s leading betting agencies. Last week the Netherland’s Anouk sat behind Sweden’s Robin Stjernberg. But this week the “Birds” singer has pushed Robin aside.