Best of the Bunch: Ireland

This week we’re going to look at a country that dominated the contest throughout the 1980’s and 1990’s, a country that has been the most successful at Eurovision – surely you know it, it’s Ireland! Although they have won the most out of any country, we’re only taking the last 10 years, which wasn’t Ireland’s…

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Best of the Bunch: Belarus

This week, we’re looking at the last 10 years of Belarus in Eurovision. The nation debuted in 2004, and interestingly, have never sung in their native language, always English. The first three years of participation, Belarus struggled to get close to the top 10 of the semi-finals, meaning that they didn’t qualify until 2007. Before…

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Best of the Bunch: Greece

This week we’re going back to revisit the last 10 Greek entries to decide which is the best of the bunch. Greece first debuted in 1974, and since then, had 1 winning entry, and 3 third places. The nation is known for the catchy songs, and often over-the-top staging, but if it brings good results,…

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Best of the Bunch: Turkey

Turkey has had a long history at Eurovision, debuting in 1975. They started off slowly, with three last places in just over 10 years, 2 of which were nul pointers. Turkey really began to lift their game in 2003, when Turkey won with Sertab Erener singing ‘Every Way That I Can.’ After their first win,…

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Holiday Tales and Top Tunes

As some of you may know, things slowed right down on Eurovision Union, and that’s because I took time out for a well-deserved vacation! Well, it wasn’t that simple, I spent half of that time studying in a gorgeous Italian city called Udine. While I was there, I got a chance to listen to what…

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Best of the Bunch: Georgia

This week, we’re going to take a closer look at Georgia. For this series, we take the last 10 entries from the country, in this case, Georgia, however, since they only debuted back in 2007, and did not participate in 2009, we only have 8 entries! On the positive side, this means we can look…

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Best of the Bunch: Albania

Albania debuted back in 2004, and since then, have qualified into the final six times. Today, we’re taking the Albanian songs from the last 10 years, and then you can decide which song, or songs, are your favourites! In 2006, Albania sent Luiz Ejlli to Eurovision with the song Zjarr e ftohtë. This was the…

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Best of the Bunch: Malta

This week, we look back to the small island of Malta, who have had very mixed results since their debut in 1971. Their best results were in 2002 and 2005, with Ira Losco and Chiara respectively, both reaching 2nd place. Although these are their best results, let’s look back on the last 10 years, and…

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Best of the Bunch: Portugal

Over the last 10 years, Portugal have sent a mixed bag of Eurovision songs – some achieving respectable results, while others failing to reach the final. Only once in the past decade has the nation missed Eurovision, back in 2013, citing financial difficulties as the reason for their short departure. Let’s take a look at the…

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