Having been a fan of Petra Mede from Sweden’s Melodifestivalen, I was so pleased when she got to host Eurovision in 2013, and then in 2016, she co-hosted with Måns Zelmerlöw, the previous year’s winner. Together, they were awesome in the half-time act which (in a loving way) took the piss out of Eurovision, by explaining “the secret” to writing a winning song.… Read the rest “Eurovision / Melodifestivalen Moment #8 : Petra Mede and Måns Zelmerlöw”
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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”.
Eight years later, he was back at Stockholm Pride, and performed that song again. Last night he also sang another previous hit, (and Eurovision/Melodifestivalen entry) “Hope And Glory” as well as “Heroes”, the song which won him this year’s Eurovision Song Contest.… Read the rest “Måns Zelmerlöw at Stockholm Pride”
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 “Eurovision 2015”