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…]
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.
This year’s Eurovision first semi final is a minefield to predict. However, the second semi final seems more clear cut. In the podcast Daily Coffee, Dennis van Eersel and Steef van Gorkum discuss their 10 qualifiers.
All 39 countries in this years Eurovision Song Contest have shown their performances now, with the six finalists taking the stage for the first time yesterday. Usually, there are about two main candidates left within our team at this stage. But not this year.
In today’s podcast Daily Coffee we talk in-depth about the first semi final of Eurovision 2021. With a lot of strong uptempo songs by females, the show has been build around these women. But they probably won’t all make it.
In this episode of the Daily Coffee podcast we speak about the countries in the second half of the second semi final and their first rehearsals. Albania made a big impression given the low expectations. Switzerland slightly disappointed, however Bulgaria made huge impact and is [read more…]
Backing vocals on tape could remain in the Eurovision Song Contest, even in a post-pandemic world. Executive Supervisor for the EBU Martin Österdahl says: “We will evaluate this after the contest and decide what is the best way forward.”