Since 2008, the Eurovision Song Contest has aimed to produce shows that ooze eccentricity, flamboyance, and extravagance—the same qualities of the competing acts. Bigger has been perceived as better, and producers have largely ignored the shortcomings of holding the contest in venues as large or larger than Copenhagen’s Parken Stadium, which has a capacity of […]
Will it be third time lucky for Valentina Monetta? San Marino’s state broadcaster seems to think so, as it has announced that the “Crisalide” singer will make a run for the Eurovision final for the third year in a row next May in Denmark.
First Cascada win our award for worst vocals. Now they win the Amaury Vassilli Award for Biggest Disappointment. Seriously, why all y’all hating on Germany’s biggest electro-pop dance group?
When Sirusho worked the stage in Belgrade at Eurovision 2008, she “Qele-Qele”-ed into the annals of Eurovision history. Besides securing Armenia’s best-ever finish (fourth), she also delivered one of the hottest numbers Eurovision fans have seen this century. That number was sizzling!
Last year when Pastora Soler returned to Barajas Airport after Eurovision, fans greeted her with bouquets of flowers and flashing cameras. Spanish television captured the excitement, which was later looped on national TV. Apparently when Pastora sang “Quedate Conmigo” (Stay with Me) all of the fans and journalists listened. They were nowhere to be seen […]
Gianluca Bezzina returned from Eurovision with the best result Malta has seen since 2005, and his song “Tomorrow” charted in countries throughout Europe including The Netherlands, U.K. and Ireland. The result was somewhat surprising considering that Gianluca is a medical doctor rather than a professional singer. But when evil critics who love to hate described […]
Read the Swedish lyrics and English translation of “Det är dit vi ska”—Elias Elffors Elfström’s song for Junior Eurovision 2013!