Wiwi can’t speak a lick of Estonian, but he can’t stop listening to Randajad (Nomads or Travelers) by Urban Symphony. It’s all dark and mysterious—just like front-woman Sandra Nurmsalu. Besides having the bluntest bangs at Eurovision, she was honored as eighth-runner up in Wiwi’s search for Eurovision’s Next Top Model.
For weeks wiwibloggs has been receiving e-mails asking him to identify the unbelievably gorgeous male dancer who accompanied Montenegro’s Andrea Demirovic on stage at Eurovision. Eurovision.tv briefly referred to him as a “very intense male dancer, dressed in all white” and later as a “Croatian-born dancer.” Now, wiwibloggs is pleased to reveal the dancer’s identity: […]
The European Broadcasting Union has revealed the final results of the 2009 Eurovision jury voting. In the chart below, you can see who the jury helped (France’s Patricia Kaas, Germany’s Oscar Loya & Dita von Teese and Malta’s Chiara Siracusa) and who the jury hurt (Azerbaijan’s Arash & AySel, Greece’s Sakis Rouvas and Ukraine’s Svetlana […]
Wiwi’s friends at The House of Eurovision have chosen Hungary’s Zoli Adok as this year’s recipient of the Barbara Dex Award, the infamous prize that honors Eurovision’s most heinous dresser. Adok, who looked like a graffiti artist vomited on him, won with 199 points, finishing well ahead of the Czech Republic’s Gipsy.cz (159), Bulgaria’s Krassimir […]
Alexander Rybak continued his European charm offensive last weekend, appearing on two programs in the Netherlands with camp talk show host Paul de Leeuw. Below, Alexander gives a brief interview before playing the violin accompaniment to Liza Minelli’s Losing My Mind. Diehard Eurovision fans will see the crossover between Liza’s Losing My Mind and Alexander’s […]
Azeri sisters are doing it for themselves. Well, with a little help from the government.
Susan Boyle, Britain’s Hairy Angel, advanced to the finals of Britain’s Got Talent on Sunday evening, overcoming challenges from a group of street dancers, a troupe of belly dancers and an obligatory Asian violinist (female).
Fresh off Arash and AySel’s third-place finish at the Eurovision Song Contest, Azerbaijan is gearing up to host the third annual Eurovision Dance Contest this September. Organizers in the “Land of Fire” are aiming high. “We are negotiating with Jennifer Lopez, Kylie Minogue and Shakira to host,” Azad Rahimov, the nation’s minister of Youth and […]
When burlesque star Dita von Teese agreed to writhe on stage with Oscar Loya, she hoped tele-voters would show Germany some love. Alas, not even straddling a sofa in a black bustier was enough: Germany finished in twentieth position.
On January 31, Romania held its Eurovision selection contest. We all know that Elena Gheorghe won with The Balkan Girls, but a young lad named Catalin Josan finished second with his song Stop. If you listen to the two videos below, you’ll notice that the chorus of Sakis Rouvas’ This Is Our Night has a […]