In the last aftermath article of the series, we look back at how the eventual winner from Israel, Netta won the contest, and in doing so, giving Israel their first victory in the contest in 20 years, taking their total win tally to 4.
She was labelled as the Beyoncé of Europe, because of her dance moves and her ‘hairography’, Albanian-Greek pop star Eleni Foureira gave Cyprus their best ever result, placing 2nd in the grand final. In this episode of the Aftermath we look back at Cyprus at [read more…]
The comeback of Alexander Rybak at the Eurovision Song Contest did not go according to plan. The winner of the contest of 2009 wanted to go for gold again, but did not even make it to the top-10 in Lisbon. He is not the first [read more…]
Arguably the biggest surprise of the Eurovision Song Contest 2018 was the top ranking for Austria. Cesár Sampson’s “Nobody But You” was on top of the scoreboard after the jury gave their points. And no one expected that to happen.
The last three years, Germany finished at the bottom of the scoreboard at the Eurovision Song Contest. But in 2018, Michael Schulte brought the country back to the top, with a fourth place for his song “You Let Me Walk Alone”.
For seven years in a row, Iceland was a guaranteed guest at the final of the Eurovision Song Contest. But now, the island has not made it to a final for four years in a row. What went wrong and will things get better?
Another top-10 result for Italy at the Eurovision Song Contest in 2018. Since their comeback in 2011, Italy has become a stable factor in the top ranks of the contest.
Every country can be succesful at the Eurovision Song Contest. The Czech Republic is the proof of this, after their first top-10 result in the history of the contest. Let’s look back at Mikolas Josef’ performance in Lisbon in episode 7 of the Aftermath.
The sixth episode of our aftermath series about the Eurovision Song Contest 2018 we have a sad story to tell. It is about FYR Macedonia, that failed to qualify for the final again, for the sixth time in a row.
The Eurovision Song Contest 2018 looked like it was going to be just another good year for Sweden. And of course, their 7th place is a good result once again. But they only had the jury vote to thank this year.