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
Back in 2019 we trialled a qualifier prediction method designed for the lazy. As described in an earlier article: What emerges quickly is that entries ranked in the top 5 of either the jury or televote rankings of their semi-final… Read more2020 #Eurovision Semi-Final Qualifiers: the @58points Cheap-n-Cheerful Method
This year the EBU has refined the pots system used to allocate semi-final spaces. The pots, which are a thoughtful but coarse method to denude the impact of voting blocs, was instituted in Belgrade 2008. This has increased the qualification record of… Read more#eurovision 2020 Pots: An Analysis
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?