Sometimes when we turn on our cameras and start talking, we have no idea where we’re going to end up. And so it went recently when Deban stopped by my apartment to film a few Eurovision videos. Still buzzing from the contest in Lisbon — and still trying to figure out what to do with our new-found free-time post-ESC — we decided to hit record and see what happened.
What unfolded was a conversation about some of our favourite moments of Eurovision 2018. Many of these have to do with meeting our fellow wiwibloggers in the flesh for the very first time. Or, in other cases, seeing people you’ve seen plenty of times before (aka, my sister) in a totally new context (Eurovision) or in a new set of circumstances (as with Salvador Sobral, who had overcome enormous health obstacles since we last saw him during a visit in August).
Naturally we had to talk about the Wiwi Jam. We reveal how Eleni Foureira ended up on the set list; sing the praises of Madame Monsieur who insisted on giving their backing vocalist Noée a moment to shine; and get emotional talking about Rui Andrade’s tribute to Aisel, who turned up to the party despite a difficult elimination the night before. The woman is pure class.
In any case, we’ll be filming loads more of these retrospectives soon. We hope it helps you push past your post-Eurovision depression! Love, William
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Here’s a flashback to #eurovision 2011, when @deban_deban and @williamleeadams first met. They each had OGAE fan tickets and were randomly assigned to sit next to each other ? William told Deban about wiwibloggs and he joined a few months later after they met again at an Ell & Nikki party in London ?? . . . #eurovisionsongcontest #eurovision2011 #eurovisionsongcontest #esc2011 #wiwibloggs