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”

My choices for Eurovision 2015

It’s difficult to compare songs. If one song has a catchy tune but insipid words, while another has profound lyrics and a boring melody, which one is better? If a great song is sung poorly or a mediocre song has some amazing arrangements, which one is better? My mood can even affect the comparison: oneContinue reading “My choices for Eurovision 2015”

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 1998

Here are my choices for best songs at the 1998 Eurovision Song Contest. Except for the winning entry from Israel, I had not heard any of these songs until now. My Rank Country Title, Artist Eurovision Final Ranking 1 Netherlands “Hemel en aarde”, Edsilia 4 2 Macedonia “Ne zori, zoro”, Vlado Janevski 19 3 HungaryContinue reading “Eurovision Song Contest 1998”

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 1987

Here are my choices for the 1987 Eurovision Song Contest; I’d only heard the entry from Ireland before watching the entire contest online. My Rank Country Title, Artist Eurovision Final Ranking 1 Finland “Sata salamaa”, Vicky Rosti & Boulevard 15 2 Iceland “Hægt og hljótt”, Halla Margrét 16 3 Denmark “En lille melodi”, Anne-Cathrine HerdorfContinue reading “Eurovision Song Contest 1987”

Eurovision Song Contest 1983

Here are my choices for the 1983 Eurovision Song Contest; I’d only heard the entry from Luxembourg before watching the entire contest online, and brief excerpts from the Spanish and Turkish entries. My Rank Country Title, Artist Eurovision Final Ranking 1 Luxembourg “Si La Vie Est Cadeau”, Corinne Hermès 1 2 Israel “Hi”, Ofra HazaContinue reading “Eurovision Song Contest 1983”

Eurovision Song Contest 1982

Here are my choices for the 1982 Eurovision Song Contest; I’d only heard the German entry before watching the entire contest online. Rank Country Title, Artist Eurovision Final Ranking 1 Germany “Ein bißchen Frieden”, Nicole 1 2 Switzerland “Amour on t’aime”, Arlette Zola 3 3 Cyprus “Mono I Agapi”, Anna Vissi 5 4 Israel “Hora”,Continue reading “Eurovision Song Contest 1982”

Eurovision 2013 – Semifinal #2

The second semifinal of Eurovision 2013 was better than the first–there weren’t any songs that made me cringe! It also looked like they toned down some of the camera tricks. Alas, my top two favorite songs (Israel and San Marino) did not make it to the final, for which I’m very disappointed. The singer fromContinue reading “Eurovision 2013 – Semifinal #2”