2019 Eurovision Reviews – United Kingdom

Since included in the Big 5, the United Kingdom has really struggled to make an impact at the contest, rarely breaking into the Top 10. Over the last four years, no less than three of those times have resulted in 24th place for the UK and it begs the question, how can the nation improve…

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2019 Eurovision Reviews – Italy

Since their return to the contest in 2011, Italy have proven to be a nation to keep an eye on, with more often than not, Top 10 finishes. Finishing in 5th place last year was more validation that Italy knows what works at the contest, and this year it seems that Italy could be heading…

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2019 Eurovision Reviews – Germany

Since becoming an automatic qualifier at Eurovision, Germany has often struggled to find their groove at the contest, with more often than not, results towards the bottom of the table. Last year was a refreshing change for Germany, having finished in 4th place with the moving entry, You Let Me Walk Alone. This year it…

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2019 Eurovision Reviews – Spain

Spain has had a lengthy history at Eurovision, but in recent years has struggled to capture the audience’s hearts and votes. With yet another mediocre result last year, Spain seemed to have lifted their game this year, with the songs part of their Eurovision selection. From that selection, it was decided that Miki would represent…

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2019 Eurovision Reviews – France

It’s been a hot minute since we have seen France in the winning position at Eurovision, but also a long time since we’ve seen the nation even reach the Top 3 at the contest. Since their inclusion into the ‘big nations,’ France has often failed to move off the bottom of the results table, although…

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2019 Eurovision Reviews – Israel

Israel have had a strong few years at the contest lately, culminating in last year’s win of the contest with Netta and her song Toy. As a result of that win, which was the first for Israel in 20 years, the contest will return to the nation with Tel Aviv the host city this year.…

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2019 Eurovision Reviews – Russia

It would be fair to label Russia as a strong competitor at Eurovision. With a handful of Top 3 finishes, including a win, they have become a dominant figure at the contest, and ultimately, the one to watch year after year. Last year, however, was the first time that the nation had failed to qualify…

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2019 Eurovision Reviews – Norway

Norway have had a mixed history at the contest, but in a modern context, Norway is a strong competitor. It’s not uncommon to see Norway in the final, and additionally not uncommon to see the nation finish in the Top 10. This year the nation is hoping for another respectable result, this time with the…

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2019 Eurovision Reviews – North Macedonia

North Macedonia. Where do we begin with North Macedonia? What an interesting history at the contest – at first the nations was somewhat successful, finishing mid table consistently, but semi-finals in the contemporary contest have not been their friend. Sometimes it’s the fault of the song, sometimes it’s the fault of the staging or a…

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2019 Eurovision Reviews – The Netherlands

The Netherlands have really started to find their groove at Eurovision, and I think the credit goes to the nation for promoting more of an authentic style at the contest. We’ve seen a few Top 10 finishes, and some just outside of the Top 10, but this year the nation is the hot favourite to…

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