Category Archives: Norway

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Semi Final 2 Prediction

This year’s second semi final will be a much more entertaining one than the first semi, with only three ballads in the running. I also think that this one should…

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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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Norway 2014: Silent storm – Review

  Song: Silent storm Performer: Carl Espen An unpretentious ballad with nice falsetto singing. There is a tenderness to his voice which might sound bad if he is too nervous….

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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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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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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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Norway 2013: I feed you my love – Review

  Song: I feed you my love Performer: Margaret Berger This electropop song is dark and gloomy, in both melody and lyrics. The chorus does not necessarily stick after the…