That’s it all over for another year. For once I predicted the winner – not like in 2013 when I called it for Georgia which finished 15th! Congratulations Sweden – a deserved victory. On the night though, as controversial as … Read More
All eyes on Europe!
Well, the day has finally arrived; the 60th Eurovision Song Contest is upon us! This year’s contest is hotly tipped to be a close race between favourites Sweden, Italy, Australia or Russia. I really hope the voting is close, we … Read More
Goodnight Vienna and hello London!
Eurovision 2015 kicked off in style with a slick semi-final on Tuesday where Russia received a warm reaction, one of the contest’s early favourites, Finland, failed to make it. Just goes to show that anything can happen in Eurovision. The … Read More
19/05/15 Building Bridges
It’s been an interesting few days in Vienna! On Sunday I saw the lovely Niamh Kavanagh (Ireland 1993) performing at the Euro Cafe. Niamh’s great fun and is one of the few artists where her banter is just as good … Read More
17/05/15 Greetings from the Eurovision bubble!
One day in the land of Eurovision and it feels like I’ve been here for weeks! The contest is very well organised and the Austrians are clearly proud to be hosting the show this year. Last night I was honoured … Read More
13/05/15 Vienna calling…
It’s such as cliché but it’s truly scary how time flies; Copenhagen 2014 only feels like it was a matter of weeks ago. The 60th contest is already shaping up to be an interesting one with the inclusion of Australia … Read More
05/05/15 Glasgow’s Miles Better…
…as the city branding campaign from the 1980s claimed. At the weekend I was up in Glasgow visiting friends and family. I forgot how much I miss the city; Glasgow gave me the best years of my life and it was great … Read More
29/04/15 A marathon weekend
What a busy few days it’s been! Friday saw the official EBU conference take place in BAFTA, London to mark the 60th Eurovision Song Contest. It was a thoroughly enjoyable day and whilst I was very nervous, I think my paper … Read More
19/04/15 Eurovision Song Contest 60th Anniversary Conference
I am honoured to be presenting a keynote speech at the official Eurovision Song Contest 60th Anniversary Conference at BAFTA in London on Friday 24 April 2015. The event is being organised by the European Broadcasting Union as part of … Read More
17/04/15 Welcome to the new Dr. Eurovision website
With the 60th Eurovision Song Contest looming, I thought it was about time to give my website a bit of a facelift. My older blog posts will still be available at www.dreurovision.blogspot.com however from now on I’ll be writing my posts here. … Read More
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