Last year Valentina Monetta sang confidently about having cyber sex. Ironically it was only this year that she got truly screwed over.
Wiwi: In our review of Valentina Monetta’s first rehearsal we worried that the “Crisalide” singer might turn into this year’s Kati Wolf and get crushed by all the hype surrounding her. We’re pleased to report we’re now over that.
San Marino is a tiny nation, but damn they are gracious hosts! William and I arrived at Valentina’s official EuroClub party on time and starving, and the San Marinese did everything they could to fill us up. We were welcomed with enormous platters of lamb, salmon, and bulgar…not to mention coupons for free drinks. And believe […]
We know the semi-finals haven’t even started, but we’d like to suggest that Valentina Monetta represent San Marino at Eurovision for a third year in a row next year. And we want her to sing jazz. Last night at San Marino’s official party at EuroClub, she performed a swing interpretation of her Eurovision 2012 song […]
Wiwi: Psychologists say that the eye focuses on red before any other color, so expect a lot of eyeballs to hone in on Valentina during the second semi-final. The Sammarinese diva coats the entire stage in red during her performance of “Crisalide”, and she once again brings her red bed sheets to the table. This […]
Last night the Wiwi Jury—our in-house panel of music un-professionals—packed up our butterfly nets and caught a bus to San Marino to review Valentina Monetta’s Eurovision 2013 song. Did a beautiful butterfly emerge from the “Crisalide”? Or were we left looking at some nasty larva? Read on to find out…
Valentina Monetta—San Marino’s most popular international export—delivered an amazing vocal performance at the London Eurovision Party recently. But before she took the stage she sat down with wiwibloggs at a gay bar in Soho to talk about her song “Crisalide” and how much she has grown over the past year. “I am Valentina now,” she says in […]
When San Marino’s Valentina Monetta warmed up at the London Eurovision Party, her pitch-perfect delivery inspired William and Deban to pull out their cameras. Valentina has long been one of our favourites. But when she started dropping vocal flourishes Mariah Carey-style at London’s Shadow Lounge, she reminded us just how much she has evolved in the […]