Corsican opera star Amaury Vassili released a sneak peak of his 2011 Eurovision entry today. Apparently he’s trying to bring a dose of class to Dusseldorf and is leaving all the Europop and electronica at home. (Malena Ernman, the last great opera singer to perform at Eurovision, tried to mix pop with opera, and she […]
Armenia chooses on Saturday, but you can choose now. Listen to the four songs Emmy will sing at the Armenian national final, and then cast your vote for your favorite!
Oops. They did it again. For the second year running, Ukraine will hold a “do-over” after accusations of vote rigging marred the victory of 24-year old Mika Newton.
Wiwi and Vebooboo spent last weekend up North in Sweden. Although we gorged on enough elk and kanelbullar (cinammon buns) to last a lifetime, the highlight of our trip was definitely Saturday night’s fourth and final Melodifestivalen semi-final.
The mystery of Dana International’s “Ding Dong” has been revealed—along with the other nine entries—and Israel is gearing up for the 2011 Kdam competition which takes place on March 8. But you don’t have to be Israeli to get in on the action. You can listen to all of the finalists here, and then vote […]
When news broke that 1998 Eurovision winner Dana International was competing for Eurovision glory in 2011, Wiwi got rul rul excited. But when the IBA, Israel’s national broadcaster, revealed the 10 songs earlier today, Wiwi was left rul rul disappointed. Dana’s “Ding Dong” lacks the vigor and excitement we’ve come to expect from the fiery […]
After three weeks and more than 1,000 votes, Wiwi’s readers have decided that Nikki Ponte Should fly the Greek flag in Dusseldorf. Nineteen-year old Nikki has led the poll from the beginning. After the first week of voting she led with 33% of all votes, and she ultimately finished with more than 50% of them—miles […]
The day has finally come. Vebooboo and Wiwi are packing their bags and getting ready for a weekend in Skåne (southern Sweden). A lot of work has gone into this trip—starving themselves ahead of the all-you-can-eat taco buffet with the Melodifestivalen club on Saturday, for instance. But they know a good schlager-fest is worth it […]
By now you’ve all watched the video of bitter old Johnny Logan putting down Ireland’s Jedward. (If you haven’t, he basically says Ireland should be embarrassed that it’s sending the eccentric twins to Eurovision). And you’ve probably also read in the Irish Independent that John and Edward had no clue who the hell 56-year old […]
In a WTF of epic proportions, Wiwi’s readers have backed Stanny Brown featuring N.A.S.O. with “I Know” ahead of tonight’s final in Sofia.