Team ESCDaily looks back at the first semi final and the results of it. In what we thought could be a potential minefield like the first semi finals of 2011 and 2013, the results were pretty much in line with what many people predicted. There [read more…]
Australia’s Montaigne did not make it to the final of the Eurovision Song Contest 2021. Her song ‘Technicolour’, which she had to present through a prerecorded tape, is the first Australian entry not to qualify through the semi finals. Ukraine is now the only country [read more…]
It is a good thing that Christer Björkman is moving on to other things, says Toby Ek from Aftonbladet. “He did no longer have the urgency to push Sweden further in Eurovision.” In Rotterdam Inside, the unofficial Eurovision talkshow, Ek speaks about Sweden’s recent Eurovision [read more…]
In the next episode of our podcast Daily Coffee team ESCDaily talks about the jury rehearsal of the first semi final. It was plagued by technical errors, so three countries got another chance to perform their song. We argue this could be positive for Romania, [read more…]
Tomorrow, 16 countries will compete in the first semifinal of the 2021 Eurovision Song Contest. But 50% of the results will already be decided tonight! Follow the jury rehearsal with us. In this blog you can read what we think of the vocal qualities of [read more…]
The Australian ambassador in The Netherlands, Matthew Neuhaus, is one of the few Australians present in Rotterdam for the Eurovision Song Contest 2021. Due to the corona travel restrictions, the entire Australian delegation including Montaigne is not in Rotterdam. We focus on Australia in the [read more…]
It’s a big day at Rotterdam Ahoy today. The dress rehearsals of the first semi final will take place, with of course the jury show in the evening. We look ahead to this jury show in this podcast episode of Daily Coffee. Steef van Gorkum [read more…]
This Sunday there is a resting day at Ahoy, to prepare for the dress rehearsals and shows of next week. In our podcast Daily Coffee we take the time to take about the overall experience in Rotterdam and how things are going related to Covid-19.
Every evening, we look back at the events that occurred in Rotterdam. The rehearsal week is over, now that all countries have had two days to get everything done for the actual shows, starting next week.
One person with the Polish delegation has tested positive during the scheduled routine Covid-19 testing procedures. It is not Rafal or one of the backing dancers which we will see on stage next week. The EBU confirms this news in an update on Saturday afternoon, [read more…]