Where Are They Now: The Class of 2015 (Part 3)

 

Eurovision 2015 Netherlands Rehearsal

In this new feature we catch up with the acts from Eurovision 2015 and find out what they’ve been up to in the five months since Eurovision 2015 was staged in Vienna. Continue reading

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Where Are They Now: The Class of 2015 (Part 2)

Eurovision 2015 NorwayIn this new feature we catch up with the acts from Eurovision 2015 and find out what they’ve been up to in the five months since Eurovision 2015 was staged in Vienna. Continue reading

Where Are They Now: The Class of 2015 (Part 1)

mansIn this new feature we catch up with the acts from Eurovision 2015 and find out what they’ve been up to in the five months since Eurovision 2015 was staged in Vienna. Continue reading

Celebrating the Nul Pointers in Vienna!

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The Nul Pointers Exhibition in Vienna

This year I was lucky enough to be one of the many Eurovision fans traveling to Vienna for the Eurovision Song Contest. On arrival myself and my companions were intrigued by the activities that the city had put on as part of the Eurovision celebrations. There was live music and live screenings at the Rathaus, quizzes, Conchita lookalike competitions and a number of exhibitions including one at the Vienna’s House of Music which celebrated 60 years of the Austrian entries in video clips and memorabilia. The MuseumQuartier even transformed their seating area in the courtyard to have benches that represented each of the participating countries in the contest (Ireland’s was the only one to have a roof, probably to highlight our pleasant climate!) The exhibition however that intrigued us the most was the ‘Nul Pointer’ exhibition at the Leopold Museum. Continue reading

Russia’s Polina in Tears After She is Booed

linaRussia’s Polina Gagarina who finished in second place in tonight’s Eurovision Song Contest was seen in tears, upset quite early on as the votes were read. While chatting with last year’s winner Conchita in the Green Room, the ‘A Million Voices’ singer tried to pass off the tears as happy ones, as she couldn’t believe that she was atop the leaderboard at this stage. Continue reading

Germany and Austria First Nul Pointers since 2003

Eurovision 205 Austria MakemakesThe final result for the Eurovision Song Contest 2015 is in and some countries will be disappointed that the didn’t do as well as they expected. In fact Austria’s The MakeMakes and Ann Sophie from Germany not only finished in dead last but they will also join the exclusive club of songs to have scored no points at all. Continue reading

Sweden Win Their Sixth Eurovision!

mansWell folks that’s it for another year! You have crowned Sweden’s Mans Zelmerlow the winner of the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest with his song ‘Heroes’. The song competed against another 26 countries in the Eurovision Final that aired on Saturday night. Continue reading

Predictions: The Final

Eurovision 2015 AustraliaWe’ve had the two Semi Finals and now known who will compete in this year’s Eurovision Final. Ahead of the big showdown later this evening, we have decided to see if we can go all Mystic Meg on you and predict which acts will come in the top ten. So, here we go…read on to find out… Continue reading