Best of the Bunch: The Trials – Azerbaijan

Through our Best of the Bunch series, we gave a recap on the Eurovision entries from 2006 to 2015 and gave you the opportunity to choose your Best of the Bunch. As you may remember, the current Best of the Bunch winners were put into our ‘Ultimate Eurovision’ but it’s time to see which of…

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Best of the Bunch: Romania

Romania first debuted at Eurovision in 1994, and incredibly, the nation has managed to appear in every single final for each year they have participated in since their debut. The nation hasn’t participated every year since their debut however, missing out on 1995, 1997, 1999, 2001 and most recently in 2016, where the nation was…

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Eurovision Throwback: Paula & Ovi – Playing With Fire

Some label it as Romania’s best Eurovision entry in history, and to their defence, historically, this is Romania’s best result in Eurovision, on par with their 2005 results. With that said, what do I actually think of the song? Today’s Eurovision throwback is Playing with Fire which was performed by Paula and Ovi, and it’s…

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Azerbaijan selects Diana Hajiyeva!

Azerbaijani broadcaster ITV have announced their 2017 Eurovision act, who was internally selected by the broadcaster. Diana Hajiyeva (Dihaj) has been chosen to represent Azerbaijan, however this is not her first Eurovision experience. Diana, who is known commonly by the stage name Dihaj performed in 2016 as a backing singer for Samra, who competed with…

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2016 Review – Azerbaijan – Samra – Miracle

This year, Azerbaijan internally selected Samra, a young, fresh talent of Azerbaijan with the song Miracle. The song is a Swedish composition, which was apparently submitted into the Swedish Melodifestivalen, however ended up in the hands of Azerbaijan, and we ain’t mad about it. I’ve personally found Azerbaijan to be pretty hit and miss in…

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Azerbaijan internally selects Samra with ‘Miracle’

This year, the Azerbaijani broadcaster ITV decided to choose their act internally, and now we know that it is Samra who will be representing the nation with the song Miracle. The song was chosen from a pool of over 400 entries, which were submitted by both international and local songwriters. The final choice was made…

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