Are Norway ready to shoot it out of the park?

Melodi Grand Prix 2017 After last year’s disappointing non-qualification Norway are back to hopefully restore some order to Norwegian participation at Eurovision.  A country that has reached the highest heights and the lowest depths are hoping they can hike to the top again in 2017. Let’s see if that is possible. Ulrikke- “Places” This has a very Zara Larsson vibe to it, which instantly gives … Continue reading Are Norway ready to shoot it out of the park?

Iceland is looking for a Pearl in their 30th year!

Songvakeppnin 2017   Iceland have had varied degrees of success in Eurovision, from being a Runner up to finish near the bottom of a Semi Final.  This year sees Iceland’s 30th participation and still the only Northern European country never to win the contest.  Will this be an anniversary year to remember for the Island Nation? Let’s find out.   Aron Hannes Emilsson- “Tonight” This … Continue reading Iceland is looking for a Pearl in their 30th year!

A celebration of Swedish song!

Melodifestivalen 2017 This Saturday sees the last weekend of the National Final season and four countries have selection shows coming to an end.  One of those selections is arguably the most popular of all, Melodifestivalen.  Sweden’s national final brings in big names not only Swedish but further afield in a chance to represent the country on the Eurovision stage.  We have seen some big names … Continue reading A celebration of Swedish song!

Back in the fold: Romania is ready to choose

Selecția Națională 2017 After the drama of last year in which Romania were disqualified after choosing their entry has ow been put behind us all.  On Sunday 5th one act hopes the will fly the flag of Romania in Kyiv and bring back the trophy for the first time. Let us see if we have a potential winner of Eurovision here. Ana-Maria Mirica- “Spune-mi tu” … Continue reading Back in the fold: Romania is ready to choose