The results from Thursday night were a bit tidier than Tuesday. As there were 17 entries competing for 10 spots in the Grand Final, each Semi-Final Two entry had a 59 per cent chance of qualification—so it was, at least… Read moreSemi-Final Two of the 2021 #Eurovision Song Contest
Thanks to political insurrection and subsequent rather lame-arsed hegemon trolling, Belarus was removed from this year’s Eurovision after having been allocated to the first semi-final. As a result, there were only 16 entries competing for 10 spots in the Grand… Read moreSemi-Final One of the 2021 #Eurovision Song Contest
There is a lot of 2021 data sitting on our server. So much data. In addition to the scores allocated to entries, we have added a range of categorical variables to see if we can find anything predictive in the… Read moreThe Curious Case of Malta in the 2021 #Eurovision
A plethora of other (awesome) websites have been crunching much of the data from this year’s Eurovision Song Contest. Rather than cover the same terrain, we have decided to “make the road by walking”: endeavouring to focus on other aspects… Read more#Eurovision 2021 Grand Final Surprises
Wasn’t it great to have the Eurovision back? And aren’t we all indebted to the EBU and Dutch host broadcasters for delivering three great shows (six if one includes the jury rehearsals)? We are all winners! But Måneskin, they are… Read moreThe #Eurovision 2021 Grand Final medallists
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We ran several predictive articles as of late. It is time to keep ourselves honest. *sadtrombone* The top 5 from each of the juries and televotes are guaranteed finalists Our cheap-and-cheerful method to predict qualifiers from the semi-finals to guess… Read moreChecking back on 2021 predictions and prognostications
Let’s start with the awesome stuff! Kudos Congratulations Måneskin for winning the 65th Eurovision Song Contest. This is Italy’s third victory—but their first where televoting was an aspect of the scoring system. Italy’s 524 votes included 206 jury votes and… Read moreFirst thoughts on the 2021 #Eurovision Grand Final
Except for 2005 (when Helena Paparizou’s My Number One was prequalified thanks to Greece’s 2004 result) and 2010 (when Big Five member Germany’s Lena won with Satellite) every Eurovison winner since 2004 has qualified from its semi-final. This is true… Read moreDouble up: The Journey from Qualifier to #Eurovision Grand Final Victory
Broadly speaking, OK, considering we’ve not seen any of the full rehearsals nor the jury shows before using our schtick system. Semi-Final One Predicted: Malta, Ireland, Russia, Lithuania, Ukraine, Croatia, plus Sweden and Cyprus. Actual: Malta, Russia, Lithuania, Ukraine, Azerbaijan,… Read moreCheap and cheerful update: how did we do?