2021 #Eurovision Running Order Analysis

Mere moments ago the EBU released this year’s running order: 🇨🇾 Cyprus / Elena Tsagrinou – El Diablo 🇦🇱 Albania / Anxhela Peristeri – Karma 🇮🇱 Israel / Eden Alene – Set Me Free 🇧🇪 Belgium / Hooverphonic – The Wrong Place 🇷🇺 Russia / Manizha – Russian Woman 🇲🇹 Malta / Destiny – Je Me Casse 🇵🇹 Portugal /… Read more2021 #Eurovision Running Order Analysis

The 2020 #Eurovision semi-final allocation draw

Today the 2020 Eurovision season kicked up a notch. There was the “insignia exchange ceremony” from the Tel Aviv organizers to those from Rotterdam (which is mildly interesting) and the allocation draws for the semi-finals (which is very interesting). I… Read moreThe 2020 #Eurovision semi-final allocation draw

#Eurovision 2019: Did the Cheap-and-Cheerful Qualification metric hold up?

In a recent article, we postulated: What emerges quickly is that entries ranked in the top 5 of either the jury or televote rankings of their semi-final qualifies for that year’s Grand Final.   Well…we now have the full results… Read more#Eurovision 2019: Did the Cheap-and-Cheerful Qualification metric hold up?

Strongest, toughest ever? 2018’s first #Eurovision semi-final in context

“Brutal.” “A bloodbath.” “So unfair.” “Toughest semi-final in history.” These were but a few of the comments made in the Lisbon bubble about the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest first semi-final. The overwhelming consensus was that Tuesday’s line-up of entries was… Read moreStrongest, toughest ever? 2018’s first #Eurovision semi-final in context