Switzerland’s looking for a star

Switzerland are always keen when it comes to choosing their representative, having 20 songs compete in the Live Check stage of their selection process this year, where an expert jury whittled them down to the final 6 songs.  These final 6 will compete in their National Final tonight. The following six songs are those that made it through the preliminary round, and this is my … Continue reading Switzerland’s looking for a star

U Might Know, who is next to choose?

  Living here in the U.K. last year has had a lot of references to Finland in the media thanks to a talented lady and former UMK runner up, Saara Aalto.  This weekend sees that National Final return, as Finland choose who will fly their flag in Kyiv. It is not a Finish selection without a bit of every genre being represented and this year’s selection of … Continue reading U Might Know, who is next to choose?

Press Play… It’s time for Belarus

Belarus National Final   67 entries were submitted to the Belarussian broadcaster BTRC for Eurovision 2017.  After auditions in November a professional jury whittled down the entries to the final 13, which will participate in the National Final this Friday. This is my opinion on the finalists and who I think have the best chance of making the contest in May.   July- “Children of … Continue reading Press Play… It’s time for Belarus

Green light for Georgian National Final!

With less than a week until the Georgian National Final, I thought I would shed some light on my favourites.  Who should follow in the footsteps of Nika Kocharov and the Young Georgian Lolitaz,  will Georgia go with a rock song or will they mix it up and send a more upbeat song?  Only Time will tell. Alisa Danida – “We Are Eternity” In the studio … Continue reading Green light for Georgian National Final!

Georgian National Final Running Order

Friday January 20th will see Georgia select their representative for this years Eurovision.  The running order for the National final has been revealed and we can now get a better idea of how the competition will look.  With a 60/40% weighting towards Juries, will we see a safe choice, or will they help catapult a edgier song to the contest?  Only time will tell. 25 … Continue reading Georgian National Final Running Order