Posts by William

Eurovision 1985: Spain’s Paloma San Basilio in focus

Shoulder pads, fierce make-up and love songs can all be used to describe Eurovision 1985, and no entry encapsulates this more than Spain’s entry from Paloma San Basilio with her emotional ballad La Fiesta Terminó. She travelled to Gothenburg, Sweden with high hopes of bringing a victory home, yet it didn’t go the way she… Read more

Eurovision 1972: Ireland’s Sandie Jones in focus

1972 saw the contest held in the Scottish capital of Edinburgh, the first time the contest was held outside of London in the contest’s history to that date. It was also the first year that Ireland celebrated their native language when they sent accomplished Singer Sandie Jones to the contest with her song ‘Ceol an… Read more

The Mamas win Melodifestivalen 2020

Tonight saw the final of the marathon Eurovision nation final for Sweden, Melodifestivalen. In what is now the annual final at the Friends Arena in Stockholm, 12 Acts competed for the chance to represent the Scandinavian country at the 2020 Eurovision Song Contest in Rotterdam.  The Mamas won the right to sing at the contest… Read more

Postcards Eurovision 2019: Semi Final 2

18 more countries took to the stage tonight in a bid to impress the professional juries and pick up as many votes as possible. Before they got on stage we got to see what adventures they had in Israel and this is what you can expect to see tomorrow. Read more

Postcards for Eurovision 2019: Semi Final 1

Semi Final 1 is now underway and with it brings the excitement of postcards. The 40 second videos before each performance that showcases a countries beauty, cultural significance and modernity while introducing us to each countries act. Read more