Category Archives: Denmark

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A race among 4 countries

  In 2003, Turkey won Eurovision by only 2 points to Belgium, with Russia as second runner up only 1 point behind Belgium. Since then the winner has been decided…

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The tightest Eurovision race for 11 years – Who will win?

  With less than a week left until the Eurovision final, there is no clear Eurovision favourite in my opinion. I expect the race for the trophy to be the…

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Denmark 2014: Cliché love song – Review

  Song: Cliché love song Performer: Basim The host country always has high expectations. Last time Denmark hosted the song contest, they ended second after performing last. This time they…

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“Professional” Eurovision juries vote like amateurs

As the EBU still refuses to announce the full split jury / televote result per country, some of the national broadcasters have recently released their jury results themselves. This has…

Emmelie de Forest, Denmark, Eurovision Winner 2013 (Screenshot, NRK)

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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First semifinal: All favourites through to the final

  So far, so good. All the favourites for this year’s Eurovision trophy went through from Semi Final one. SVT made a magnificent show, and Petra Mede will definitely be…

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First semifinal: Who will proceed to the final?

  Tomorrow is the first of this year’s semifinals. Tonight is the jury semi final, where 50% of the result is decided, and tomorrow is the televised show where the…

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Bookmaker Analyzis: 1 week before the final

As we enter the Eurovision week, what does the bookmakers tell us? Usually the bookies are right about the winners – the bookmaker favourites won seven out of the ten…

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Denmark 2013: Only teardrops – Review

  Song: Only teardrops Performer: Emmelie de Forest Denmark comes along with an ethnic popsong, which could just as well have been Irish. The song has a nice rythm, Emmelie…