We’ve reached an exciting time in any Melfest fan’s year, next Saturday will bring the Andra Chansen round, and in seven weeks’ from then, we will find out who will be flying the Swedish flag in Vienna. Qualifying for the final tonight were JTR and Måns Zelmerlöw and having to fight it out in Andra Chansen are Hasse Andersson and Dina Nah. Here’s my review of the performances tonight: Continue reading The Melodifestivalen Semi-Finals are Over!
So, O Melodie Pentru Europa has finished, and we now know that Eduard Romanyuta will be flying the Moldovan flag in Vienna, with the song ‘I Want Your Love’, defeating the fifteen other finalists on the night. The jury gave him 10 points and he received the full douze points from the televoting. Continue reading Eduard Romanyuta to represent Moldova!
Finland always seems to like something a bit different. This year, they pulled out all the stops in their bid for Eurovision glory… opera, teen-pop, bhangra, reggae… you name it, it probably featured during tonight’s hotly-anticipated UMK national final from Helsinki, hosted by Rakel Liekki and Roope Salminen. Continue reading Pertti Kurikan Nimipäivät to represent Finland in Vienna!