Looking back at the history of Finland at Eurovision, today’s throwback song is technically a finalist. This is despite the fact that Finland finished in 12th place in the semi-final, a position that usually leads to an early flight back home. Was the jury right to save ‘Lose Control’?Read More
All articles filed in 2009
Artist Profiles: Alexander Rybak
Alexander Rybak is a familiar face within the Eurovision world, first and foremost due to his win back in 2009. Since then, he has been a staple in the Eurovision world, whether that’s as a participant, interval or songwriter. Who is Alexander Rybak? Alexander Rybak was born in the Belarusian capital, Minsk, with his parents…Read More
Top 5 Junior Eurovision Entries of 2009!
In the lead up to this year’s Junior Eurovision, we are looking back on the previous editions of the contest to rediscover the songs we love! Our Top 5 will likely be different to yours, but that’s part of the joy! We encourage you to join the discussion by sharing your Top 5 too! Today…Read More
Eurovision Throwback – Aysel & Arash – Always
Azerbaijan were one of those nations who from the get go, just completely understood Eurovision and what it would take to achieve good results. They made their debut in 2008 and finished with a respectable 8th place, but little did we know at that time that Azerbaijan would go on to have incredible success in…Read More
Top 5 Songs from Non-Participating nations of 2019!
We are still a fair way away from Eurovision 2019, but already certain nations have declined the opportunity to participate at next year’s contest. Some of these nations have never participated before, such as Liechtenstein, but had intentions to participate. Clearly we can’t include them in our Top 5 since they haven’t had any participating…Read More
Top 5 Fifth Place Eurovision Songs!
Over the last few weeks, we have been looking back through the history books to find our favourite tunes to finish in the Top 5. Today we are rounding out the Top 5 of Top 5’s with fifth places. Well that’s a bit of a tongue twister! Quite simply, we have picked our 5 favourite…Read More
Top 5 Fourth Place Eurovision Songs!
Finishing in the Top 5 at Eurovision is a pretty special achievement. More often than not in recent years, there are more than 40 participating countries, so being one of the five favourite songs as voted by the jury and the viewers at home is validation that it really is one of the best songs…Read More
Junior Best of the Bunch: Belarus
Belarus are one of few nations who have participated at Junior Eurovision each year since the contest began in 2003. Throughout their long history at the contest, the nation has won twice and hosted the contest once, although it is already announced that the capital Minsk will be hosting the 2018 Junior Eurovision Song Contest.…Read More
Junior Best of the Bunch: The Netherlands
The Netherlands are a rare breed at Junior Eurovision, being one of only two nations who have participated in the contest each and every year since the contest began in 2003. Just like in Eurovision, The Netherlands have achieved a mixture of results, including one winning entry in 2009, so today we’re going to go…Read More
Junior Best of the Bunch: Georgia
Georgia first made their Junior Eurovision debut back in 2007, the same year that they first took to the Eurovision stage. Since their debut, they have yet to miss a contest, and have proven to be a force within the contest with no less than 3 Junior Eurovision wins, and barely a time out of…Read More