Category Archives: Azerbaijan

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Semi Final 1 Prediction

Tonight’s semifinal will be the most unsurprising ever. All of the songs are possible qualifiers, and I won’t be surprised by any country’s exit. Armenia and Sweden are according to…

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Azerbaijan 2014: Hometown Glory – Review

  Song: Hometown Glory Performer: Dilara Kazimova Azerbaijan has a proud tradition of good placings in the Eurovision, and has, except for their debut in 2008, never placed outside of…

Farid Mammadov, Azarbaijan 2013 (Screenshot, NRK)

Voting confusion in the ESC Final

After the Eurovision final, the split jury / televote has been revealed in some countries, and this has lead to a roar of disapproval for the current jury system. In…

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Western Europe took Eurovision back

With Denmark’s and Emmelie de Forest’s win in Malmö last Saturday, Western Europe finally took Eurovision back from the grip of the Soviet Union. Except for the somewhat extraordinary victory…

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3-4 possible winners

  39 competing countries have become only 26. The level of the final is better than for a long time – although the final has a far better second half…

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Semi Final 2: No surprise exits

  The favourites went through also from the second Eurovision Semi Final on Thursday, which means there has been no surprise exits this year. Or… Wait a minute.. The BIG…

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Who makes it from the second semi final?

  The day of the second semi final is upon us, and this is definitely a weaker one than the first. Which means an easier way for the big favourites….

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Azerbaijan 2013: Hold me – Review

  Song: Hold me Performer: Farid Mammadov Azerbaijan used to be one of the countries that pushed Eurovision forward in many years, with modern, more or less up-to-date hit songs….