We have just finished watching the Switzerland Final for Eurovision 2015 and here are some of our tweets. Join in the conversation by following us on Twitter: @tabooeurovision or leave a comment below.Continue reading
Switzerland pick Melanie Renee for Eurovision 2015
Switzerland have made their choice for Eurovision 2015, and it will be Melanie Renee going to Vienna with ‘Time to Shine’. Melanie Renee won after a live final in which the decision was made up of 50% of a public televote and 50% of a jury made up of experts including Switzerland’s representative from 2104, Sebalter.Continue reading
Will Loreen be in a state of Euphoria after the poll results?
We want to hear from you! Which is your favourite Eurovision song of all time? In this first of four heats we pit the best songs from the last 59 years of Eurovision. Four of these songs will go through to the semi final in March, but will Loreen be in a state of Euphoria? Will it be Hard luck Hallelujah for Lordi? Will the Fairytale Continue reading
We take a look at what you have to look forward to ahead of Cyprus’ national selection final on Sunday night (1st February). In a selection process akin to Sweden’s Melodifestivalen, Cyprus have aired their show ‘Eurovision Song Project’ since the beginning of December to choose an act for Vienna. The judging panel is full of Cypriot Eurovision royalty including their 2013 entry Despina Olympiou, their 1991 entry Elena Patroklou, and double time representative in both 1995 and 2000 Alex Panagi and some other guy called Tagos Tryfonos. Nope I didn’t recognise any of their names either. The six finalistsContinue reading
Ahead of Cyprus’ national selection final on Sunday 1st February we take a close look at the contenders and ask you who your favourite is. Below are the videos for the six acts and a poll to see who you think will go through to represent Cyprus in Vienna in May.Continue reading
We take a look at what you have to look forward to ahead of Switzerland’s national selection final on Saturday night (31st January). The field has been whittled down from 18 to just six finalists. Apart from one male contestant, it’s an all female line up and quite a strong line up too. Continue reading
Last year we pitted all the 2014 Eurovision songs against each other in our Twitter Battles to see which song was your favourite. In the end we crowned Swedish entry Sanna Nielsen’s ‘Undo’ as the Twitter champion. When all the acts have been announced we will do the same this year again, but in the meantime we want to find out which is your favourite Eurovision song of all time. I picked what I thought was the 32 best Eurovision songs over the last 59 years, which was a difficult enough task in itself. It consists of 26 former winners and 6 songs which just missed out on the top position.
The songs will compete in 4 heats (8 songs in each). You can vote for your favourites in the polls, Continue reading
It is still very much early days in the 2015 Eurovision season, however we do know some important details. Here are 15 things we know so far!
1. The dates of the semi finals and finals have been confirmed. The first Semi Final will take place on Tuesday 19th May, the second Semi Final on Thursday 21st May with the Grand Final taking place on Saturday 23rd May.
Wiener Stadthalle will be the host venue for Eurovision 2015