Review: Hungary- Joci Papai ‘Origo’

Hungary chose Joci Papai to represent them in 2017 when he won the national selection show A DAL with song ‘Origo’. He has already progressed to the live Final and will perform in the eighth slot later this evening. But how will he on? Continue reading

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Review: Moldova- Sunstroke Project ‘Hey Mamma!’

Moldova’s Sunstroke Project return to Eurovision minus the female vocalist that accompanied them in 2010. Back then Epic Sax Guy Sergey Stepanov took the internet by storm when his sax solo skills were turned into virally shared memes and he’s back again with even more sax skills in 2017 with song ‘Hey Mamma!’ Continue reading

Review: France- Alma ‘Requiem’

Alma will follow in the footsteps of Amir when she represents France in tonight’s Eurovision Grand Final. She will sing a sing called ‘Requiem’ which was penned by Nazim Khaled who was also responsible for France’s 2016 song ‘J’ai Cherche’. How does ‘Requiem’ stack up?

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Review: Italy- Francesco Gabbani ‘Occidentali’s Karma’

Winner of the New Artist category and the Big Artists category in back to back Sanremo Contests, Francesco Gabbani will represent Italy at Eurovision 2017 with his song ‘Occidentali’s Karma’.
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Review: Ireland- Brendan Murray ‘Dying to Try’

God loves a tryer or so the saying goes and according to Ireland’s Eurovision former boy band member Brendan Murray, he’s ‘Dying to Try’. I feel as though this however couldn’t be further from the truth. Ireland are of course on paper the most successful Eurovision nation in the Contest’s history, winning seven times, but Sweden are hot on their heels with six and are continually delivering hit after hit at Eurovision, whereas Ireland struggle to reach the final year on year. Ireland’s problem is that they just aren’t trying hard enough, they continually make the same mistakes year after year, have dated songs, delivered by average at best singers and put absolutely no effort into their staging. Continue reading

Review: Serbia- Tijana Bogićević ‘In Too Deep’

Tijana will fly the flag for Serbia in 2017. She will open proceedings in Semi Final 2 later this evening when she performs her Eurovision song ‘In Too Deep’. But will she sink or will she swim? Here’s what I think!

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Review: Switzerland- Timebelle ‘Apollo’

Named after a famous bell tower landmark in Bern, Switzerland’s artist for 2017 is Timebelle. Consisting of a female singer and all male band they will deliver the song ‘Apollo’ in the second semi final. How will they fare? Continue reading

Review: Croatia- Jacques Houdek ‘My Friend’

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Jacques ‘The Voice’ Houdek will take to the stage for Croatia in 2017 with song ‘My Friend’. Already an established artist and TV talent show judge in Croatia, Jacques is hoping to expand his fan base by appearing on the Eurovision stage. But just how good is his song and can he make it to the final?

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