Go Dutch

May 18, 2019 by

The Netherlands was a strong favourite heading to Tel Aviv and over the 2 weeks of rehearsals I’ve not seen anything to change...

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North Star

May 16, 2019 by

Semi-final 2 sees the arrival of this year’s big hitters in The Netherlands, Sweden, Russia and Switzerland. It looks a very strong...

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Greek Goddess

May 14, 2019 by

It’s difficult to recall an ESC semi-final of this nature before, where you can make a case for a number of countries achieving a top...

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Mah-moody Blues

May 12, 2019 by

Sunday rolls round and it falls to me again to have the dubious pleasure of reviewing Israel and the Big 5: Israel Much as before,...

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Spirit Rising

May 11, 2019 by

The completion of semi 2 second rehearsals today. Croatia starts proceedings. Roko’s ‘The Dream’, you sense, has...

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Lovely Luca

May 10, 2019 by

With 17 songs squeezed into one day, the press centre is eagerly awaiting second rehearsals and the arrival of the Big Five. There...

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