With Pertti Kurikan Nimipäivät winning yesterday's final in Finland, I ask myself the question if they won for all the wrong reasons of if the population honestly thought they came with the best song? I asked the same question last year when Conchita Wurst won the Eurovision Song Contest.
Three months before the 60th Eurovision Song Contest takes place and while we are in the middle of the period of national finals, the continued conflicting results of expert juries and televotes in national finals is being heavily discussed by fans. Can a jury consisting of specialists continue to exist, when it upsets the public so much?
Feeling buoyed after only getting two wrong on Tuesday, I’m back for another go at predicting who will qualify from the second semi-final. OK, with only 15 songs competing, I’m guaranteed to be 50% correct, but let’s see if I can predict all 10.
The EBU wants TRT back into the Eurovision fold, but TRT is reluctant to return - or are they? No one really knows. The reason cited for not participating was due to the results from unfair jury voting, but it would seem the offical explanation given is merely the tip of the iceberg.
Virginia loves the Junior Eurovision Song Contest and would like her country Spain to return to the contest they left years ago. She is puzzled as to why the contest is fighting for its life, but she puts her thoughts into what can be done to save it.
The first semi-final of the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest is almost upon us and fans everywhere are discussing who will emerge from the show on Tuesday night and make it through to Saturday’s final. here are my predictions for the results.
Charlotte fully backs her country Denmark's decision not to participate at the contest, but she is open towards changes being made which can bring the contest to a level where its existence can be justified. She is giving ideas as to what these might be.
The cultural differences between Copenhagen and in particular Jutland have always been known to the Danes. Half of them are a bunch of idiots who have no clue how to think before acting on their wild instincts while the other half are slow, overanalysing farmers. Now they are fighting over the battle of Eurovision.