With just five hours to go until the Eurovision 2012 final, Sweden’s Loreen sees her odds of winning widening, while Russia’s Buranovskiye Babushki and Serbia’s Zeljko Joksimovic are narrowing in.
If Wiwi’s readers have it right then Sweden’s Loreen will win the second semi-final at Eurovision in a landslide. Of the 8,029 votes cast in our poll, the “Euphoria” singer earned 2,098, or around 26%. The only other contestant to earn more than 1,000 votes was Serbia’s Zeljko Joksimovic. The “Nije ljubav stvar” singer earned […]
Today the Wiwi Jury—our international panel of music un-professionals—traveled to Belgarde where we spray painted the streets with graffiti and reviewed Zeljko Joksimovic’s 2012 Eurovision entry, “Nije ljubav stvar.” That means “Love is not a thing.” Was this song our thing? Read on to find out.
Deban: Zeljko sets the mood with “Nije Ljubav Stvar,” and by doing so, he inadvertently elevates the overall level of taste present in the second semi final. The instruments feature heavily as part of the spotlight. His voice translates as an added instrument. Complimentary, yet audibly stronger. The slightest movement is choreographed to the finest […]
Since the bookies first released Eurovision odds back in March, eight contestants have dominated the odds table almost continuously. They are Sweden’s Loreen, Italy’s Nina Zilli, Russia’s Buranovskiye Babushki, Serbia’s Zeljko Joksimovic, Britain’s Engelbert Humperdinck, Denmark’s Soluna Samay, Iceland’s Gréta Salóme & Jónsi and Spain’s Pastora Soler. Of these, Sweden and Serbia are performing the […]
In the six weeks since we launched our prediction polls, Wiwi’s readers have cast a total of 13,352 votes to to determine who will win the first and second semi-finals at ESC 2012. In our second update, we see that Greece’s Eleftheria Eleftheriou, Cyprus’ Ivi Adamou, Sweden’s Loreen and Serbia’s Zeljko Jokismovic remain the favorites […]
Each week the team at WiwiBloggs.Com pauses to reflect on all the nasty—and occasionally positive—comments you guys have made on our site. We’re going to start sharing some of our favorite comments and arguments so that they don’t go unnoticed. We’re all about openness, people, so let us know which Eurovision contestants you love—and which […]
The team at WiwiBloggs.Com love when one song reminds us of another—and the latest example shows that folk and rock can, in fact, overlap. Gloria—one of Wiwi’s more observant readers—recently noticed similarities in Zeljko Joksimovic’s 2012 Eurovision song “Nije ljubav stvar” (Love Is Not a Thing) and A Friend in London’s 2011 Eurovision song “New Tomorrow.” The […]