Second Semi Final in Kyiv Tonight!

– GEE, why did I score only 5 points on your Hotlist? Pic by Andres Putting, EBU
It’s time to pick our 10 favorites to qualify for the final from the second semi-final. After countless vodka shots at Euroclub last night we’re perhaps not in a state where it’s advisable to make any sorts of decisions, but whatever, here we go! To read our reviews, just click your way through the list. Continue reading

Momento Mori, France

If only French Eurovision entries could be as entertaining as their politics nowadays.

The French were really on to something last year, with Amir being the most delightful, genuine and talented artist representing the once so great Eurovision nation in years. Arguably, the only thing that kept us from ending up in Paris instead of Kyiv this year was the French’s usual habit of messing up their staging.

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Yup, Ukraine Will Definitely Bomb This Year

We have a feeling Ukraine is not very keen on winning again for the second year running. We can’t think of any other plausible explanation for letting O.Torvald defend the title on home turf.

Ever since Ukraine’s debut they’ve been a perennial contender, ending up in the top 10 most years, and not just because of bloc voting and an eager diaspora strategically scattered across Europe. Killer tunes, excellent performers and a knack for staging their entries have served them well.

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