Posts by Theo

Eurovision 1990: Israel’s Rita in focus

Rita was Israel’s Singer of The Year and attention to detail had been paid to the song and performance. Still, the country only ranked 18th in Eurovision 1990. Did the entry aim too high in terms of sophistication or was the result simply justified? Read more

Eurovision 2017: the United Kingdom’s Lucie Jones in focus

Lucie Jones represented the UK with Never Give Up On You in Kiev 2017. Co-written by 2013 Eurovision winner Emmelie de Forest, the entry can be seen as a positive departure for the UK, not least due to the attention that was paid to the staging for the live Grand Final performance. Still, was the… Read more

Eurovision 2021: Sandro not to return for Cyprus (update)

Cyprus had internally selected Sandro to represent it in what would have been Eurovision 2020. With the event’s cancellation due to the Coronavirus pandemic, many countries that had internally selected their artists have already announced that they will give them another chance for 2021. Will Cyprus do differently? Read more

Will Ferrel and Rachel McAdams star as Eurovision hopefulls Lars Erickssong and Sigrit Ericksdottir.

Will Ferrell offers first look into Eurovision parody film for Netflix

You thought there would be no more Eurovision entries to be released for some time? Think again! Will Ferrell has released his Eurovision entry Volcano Man. Admittedly, the song is a fictional entry from the American comedian’s upcoming Netflix Eurovision parody. Still, an interesting release in a week that would have seen fans discussing the… Read more

Eleni Foureira shares her backstage Eurovision experience

It is not only fans that get nostalgic about Eurovision. Last Sunday marked two years since the 63rd Eurovision Song Contest took place in Lisbon and 2018 Cypriot entrant Eleni Foureira marked the occasion by sharing on Twitter a video with previously unseen backstage footage from her time in Lisbon.  Read more

Czech Republic: Benny Cristo confirmed for 2021 by public broadcaster

Tomorrow night, Benny Cristo would have been performing for the Czech Republic during the Second Semi-final for this year’s  Eurovision. With the cancellation of the show due to COVID-19 pandemic, some countries have decided to send their 2020 candidate for Rotterdam 2021, too, and the Czech broadcaster was the latest to issue a statement on… Read more

Eurovision 2020: Romania – we are discussing Alcohol You by ROXEN

With Eurovision 2020 cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we thought we would keep our Eurovision spirits high by revisiting the entries that had been selected for the event. Today, we are discussing Alcohol You by ROXEN. The Romanian entry was doing well in the betting odds but what do we here at EuroVisionary think? Read more