We were seriously happy when Israel’s Harel Skaat came out of the closet. But we were even happier when he spoke with our very own Deban Aderemi at World Pride 2012 in London on July 7. In the video below Harel talks about “Milim”—his song from Eurovision 2010—and why he loves his gay fans. Enjoy!
U.K. correspondent Deban Aderemi finds cohesion in Loreen’s official video for “Euphoria.” But post-Eurovision, he wonders what purpose it actually serves. “Euphoria” the video sums up the proverbial calm after the storm.
In “Euphoria,” Loreen describes an ongoing romance as “an everlasting piece of art.” Can the same be said of her official video? The answer is a big fat NO. Directed by Marcus Söderlund—who has four Grammy nominations under his belt—the video turns to nature for inspiration. That has the unintended consequence of making Loreen a […]
Following her early exit at Eurovision 2012, Nina Badric has finally found some sunshine. The Croatian songstress recently posted photos of herself sunning on the beach. “The first swimming this year in the sea,” she wrote on the site. “White bikini, great rays.” And while @ninabadric7 did capture a lovely photo of the sea, we’re […]
Norway’s Tooji finished last at Eurovision 2012—and many confused fans are still scratching their heads. After all, in the months leading up to the grand final Tooji emerged as a fan favourite. He made the Top 10 with the Wiwi Jury. He performed a song by Peter Boström, the composer who co-wrote the winning tune […]
Last week we launched our recurring feature “Eurovision Open Caption.” We supply the picture, you supply the caption. Our second image, taken during the first dress rehearsal of the grand final, shows Anggun singing “Echo (You and I)” as members of France’s gymnastics team do their thing. Let us know what the performers are thinking—or […]
Tabloid journalists and Irish politicians let out a collective moan earlier this week when it was revealed Jedward’s participation in Eurovision 2012 had cost state broadcaster RTE €254,000. The Irish Daily Mirror released the figures, which include a €14,477 tab for food and drink, and a €61,739 hotel bill. That covers John and Edward and […]
Stefan Raab’s best ideas are born when he’s frustrated. In 2004 he produced “Can’t Wait Until Tonight,” Max Mutzke’s entry for Germany at that year’s Eurovision Song Contest. Although the song achieved eighth place he wasn’t satisfied. In his opinion the eastern European countries had a bad habit of bloc voting, which made it impossible for […]