Official: List of Artists and Songs for next Jogovision Song Contest

The following is the official list of participating countries, performers, and songs for the next Jogovision Song Contest. Country Artist Song Language English Translation Argentina Nieve y Niebla Nací Para Boogie Spanish I Was Born To Boogie Australia Keylime Meringue Don’t You Know It’s You I Like? English — China (PRC) Jìng Lin 美丽的国家 (MěilìContinue reading “Official: List of Artists and Songs for next Jogovision Song Contest”

Eurovision Song Contest 1993

Here are my choices for best songs at the 1993 Eurovision Song Contest, which was held in Milstreet, Ireland on May 15. Except for the winning entry from Ireland, I had not heard any of these songs until now. My Rank Country Title, Artist Eurovision Final Ranking 1 Denmark “Under stjernerne på himlen”, Tommy SeebachContinue reading “Eurovision Song Contest 1993”

Eurovision Song Contest 1992

Here are my choices for best songs at the 1992 Eurovision Song Contest, which was held in Malmö, Sweden on May 9. Except for the winning entry from Ireland, I had not heard any of these songs until now. My Rank Country Title, Artist Eurovision Final Ranking 1 Greece “Olou Tou Kosmou I Elpida”, CleopatraContinue reading “Eurovision Song Contest 1992”

Eurovision Song Contest 1991

Here are my choices for best songs at the 1991 Eurovision Song Contest. Unlike many of the contests I’m now reviewing, I had actually seen this contest online a few years ago and was already familiar with several of the songs. My Rank Country Title, Artist Eurovision Final Ranking 1 France “C’est le dernier quiContinue reading “Eurovision Song Contest 1991”

Eurovision Song Contest 1979

Here are my choices for best songs at the 1979 Eurovision Song Contest; this was the third contest I actually saw live on television when my family lived in England. My Rank Country Title, Artist Eurovision Final Ranking 1 France “Je suis l’enfant soleil”, Anne-Marie David 3 2 Spain “Su canción”, Betty Missiego 2 3Continue reading “Eurovision Song Contest 1979”

Eurovision Song Contest 1989

Here are my choices for the 1989 Eurovision Song Contest; I’d only heard the entry from Yugoslavia before watching the entire contest online. My Rank Country Title, Artist Eurovision Final Ranking 1 Italy “Avrei voluto” , Anna Oxa & Fausto Leali 9 (tie) 2 United Kingdom “Why Do I Always Get It Wrong?”, Live ReportContinue reading “Eurovision Song Contest 1989”

Eurovision Song Contest 1985

Here are my choices for the 1985 Eurovision Song Contest; I’d only heard the entry from Norway before watching the entire contest online. My Rank Country Title, Artist Eurovision Final Ranking 1 Germany “Für alle”, Wind 2 2 Portugal “Penso em ti, eu sei”, Adelaide 18 3 Norway “La det swinge”, Bobbysocks! 1 4 BelgiumContinue reading “Eurovision Song Contest 1985”

Eurovision Voting: A Suggestion

Every year, people inevitably complain that the Eurovision Song Contest is too political; everyone is supposed to vote for the best song, but countries tend to vote for their neighbors (Cyprus and Greece, I’m looking at you in particular), or not vote for their “enemies”. Here’s one solution. Like usual, each country selects a songContinue reading “Eurovision Voting: A Suggestion”

Eurovision Song Contest 1980

I lived in England from 1976 to 1979, and saw the 1977, 1978, and 1979 Eurovision Song Contests. I didn’t watch the contest again until 2011, and have watched it ever since. I decided to watch the 1980 Eurovision Song Contest to “pick up where I had left off” when I left England. I had onlyContinue reading “Eurovision Song Contest 1980”