Tag: eurovision

  • Melodifestivalen 2017 : Deltävling 1

    Melodifestivalen 2017 : Deltävling 1

     

    “So that’s what Kris Boswell looks like?”, I thought to myself as I watched the annual contest which chooses the Swedish entry for the Eurovision Song Contest, Melodifestivalen. I knew of Kris, having listened his work at Radio Sweden, and it was great to see him as part of preview show, ahead of last night’s/this morning’s program.… Read the rest

  • Melodifestivalen 2016

    Melodifestivalen 2016

    It was another early morning for me, up and out of bed to watch Melodifestivalen, the event which chooses the Swedish entry for the Eurovision Song Contest.

    A decade ago, I would have read the results online, and then waited several weeks for the DVD release, before I actually got to see the event itself.… Read the rest

  • Melodifestivalen 2016 #2

    Melodifestivalen 2016 #2

    First, the good news:  there was only one song which I thought was absolutely bloody awful in the second heat of Melodifestivalen, the contest which chooses Sweden’s entry for the Eurovision Song Contest.… Read the rest

  • På svenska

    På svenska

    This week, Swedish TV SVT, has announced the hosts for next year’s Eurovision Song Contest as Måns Zelmerlöw and Petra Mede. I’m really excited about this, as I like them both very much.… Read the rest

  • Måns Zelmerlöw at Stockholm Pride

    Måns Zelmerlöw at Stockholm Pride

    The first time I saw Måns Zelmerlöw perform live was at Stockholm Pride in 2008. At the time, I think he really only had one hit song, “Cara Mia”.

    Måns Zelmerlöw at Stockholm Pride 2008
    Måns Zelmerlöw at Stockholm Pride 2008

    Eight years later, he was back at Stockholm Pride, and performed that song again.… Read the rest

  • Eurovision 2015

    Eurovision 2015

    There was a moment about half way through the voting when it looked like Russia was going to win. For what it’s worth, I’d taken a break from watching the contest to take the garbage out and had missed their entry, so I had no idea what the fuss was all about.… Read the rest

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