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United Kingdom: Engelbert Humperdinck is back

For many, he was the shock of Azerbaijan’s Eurovision – the veteran crooner Engelbert Humperdinck was chosen as the British representative for the contest back in 2012 at the tender age of 76 to follow in the footsteps of boyband Blue. The decision shocked and confused thousands of Eurofans back in the day, but many conceded that the performer was …

Throwback Thursday: Tricia Penrose

Many moons ago, in 2002, a well known lady, Tricia Penrose, took part in the UK final for Eurovision with her song “DJ Romeo”. Tricia didn’t quite make it to Eurovision in Estonia, but ended a respectable 2nd place in the UK final. Let’s take a look at what Tricia has been up to recently! Tricia now has two sons, …

Lucie Jones (United Kingdom) Interview: I knew that this was my song

Lucie Jones, who is going to represent the United Kingdom at the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest in Kyiv, is one of the many acts taking part in Eurovision in Concert, the annual event that is taking place in Amsterdam, Netherlands for many years. It’s a great opportunity for the acts to introduce themselves to the world and promote their entry. …

Eurovision stars descend on London

Tonight sees one of the annual highlights from the Eurovision pre-party calendar as the stars of 2017 descend on the Cafe de Paris in London, United Kingdom. The London Eurovision Party, which is now in its tenth anniversary year, is currently taking place in the British capital with 21 of this year’s acts and three special guests performing in Leicester …

A History of Eurovision: 1066 to 1217

Whilst it is believed by many to have begun in 1956 in Switzerland, the Eurovision Song Contest has, in fact, existed in one form or another for a number of years. Recent research by Prof. A. Prillis from Valetta University has uncovered a surprising sequence of events throughout the ages. It seems that the contest can be traced as far …

Which national selection was the best in 2017?

Ahh, national selections. The lifeblood of the Eurovision enthusiast, the catalyst for countless debates, the endless source of all of the drama we have come to crave over the years in our beloved contest. Internal selections can, and often do, throw up some true gems with a guaranteed path to Eurovision stardom, but it’s the multi-song showcases that really grab …

Who do #YOU want to win Eurovision 2017?

We have finally made it to this point of the year, an exciting time for all – all 43 entries fighting to win this year’s Eurovision Song Contest have been released! Because of this, there’s only one question on everyone’s lips… Who is likely to see the end credits rolling over their entry late on May 13th? There are of …

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