Ukraine will win Eurovision, but not for artistic or musical reasons. According to renowned Eurovision journalist Erik Bolks, pity votes (because of the war) could have a big impact on this year’s results. He defended his theory in the first episode of ESCDaily’s Eurovision talkshow [read more…]
26 will compete in tonight’s Eurovision Grand Final, however one of them will not perform live: Iceland. Daði Freyr from Iceland will use his rehearsal tape from last week. In our Eurovision talkshow Rotterdam Inside, Dennis van Eersel claims that this could create a lot [read more…]
The Eurovision Grand Final 2021 is the toughest one to predict since 2014. Thus says ESCDaily’s chief editor Steef van Gorkum in the Eurovision podcast Daily Coffee. “There are 4 or 5 entries good enough to win this year.”
Now that we know the full running order of the Eurovision 2021 final, we will talk in-depth about who got a good starting position, and who did not. We do so in our talkshow with Eurovision superfan Gert Waterink. “The bookmakers try to hard to [read more…]
The results of the semi finals of the Eurovision Song Contest are not taken into account when the organisation decides the running order for the grand final. The Head of Contest of Eurovision 2021 confirmed this to ESCDaily.
A lot to talk about in this mornings podcast Daily Coffee. The ten qualifiers of the second semi final of Eurovision 2021 are known and in the middle of the night they immediately found out their place in the runner order in the grand final.
After the jury show of the second semi final, we go in-depth in our podcast about the possible outcomes of last night. Based on our article we made during the show, we talk about all 17 participating songs and their potential with the jury.
“Eurovision is a live tv show. This means thing can go wrong, which also makes the show exciting.” In our Eurovision talkshow we look back at the first semi final and the technical issues during that show, and ahead to the next show of Thursday [read more…]
After a difficult year, everybody is excited that the Eurovision Song Contest is here again. However, few people are as relieved as Maciej Mazanski. The Polish journalist suffered from Covid and ended up in the hospital two months ago. Today, he is in Rotterdam and [read more…]
Natasja Lammers and Gerald van Windt are a well-known and high level choreography team in the Netherlands. However, they have never worked at an event as big as the Eurovision Song Contest. “This is Champions League level television.”