Eurovision · Music

Eurovision 2017 In-Depth: Yo Mamma (Romania & Moldova)

Romania and Moldova are the party children of Eurovision, regularly coming up with outlandish and weird new concepts, almost always something fun – name any of the most memorable party songs from Eurovision lately and there’s an above average chance that it’s been from one of these two. And they’ve certainly not disappointed this time…… Continue reading Eurovision 2017 In-Depth: Yo Mamma (Romania & Moldova)

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History Of A Nation: The Western Zhou Dynasty

1046 BC – 771 BC We’re back in China for the third installment of ‘what a great pre-Chinese dynasty we have here’. Dens of opulence, some fighting, barbarians at the gates, China the centre of civilisation, the Zhou actually lasted longer than any other Chinese dynasty in all of history, at least in name. What…… Continue reading History Of A Nation: The Western Zhou Dynasty

Eurovision · Music

Eurovision 2017 In-Depth: My Friend Omar (Slovenia & Croatia)

Straight from two slow female songs in Poland and Czech Republic, I’m going over to two kinda slow male songs in Slovenia and Croatia. One of these however is a very unique entry… Slovenia – Omar Naber – On My Way Starting with the less unique one, I have to say, this is a rare…… Continue reading Eurovision 2017 In-Depth: My Friend Omar (Slovenia & Croatia)

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Eurovision 2017 In-Depth: Flashlight Czech (Poland and Czech Republic)

This is going to be a bit of an easy one I think, because both of these songs are rather inessential and there’s not a whole lot I need to say. Though it’ll mean I’ll need to refamiliarise myself with them… Poland – K├ísia Mos – Flashlight So many people will fall into a big…… Continue reading Eurovision 2017 In-Depth: Flashlight Czech (Poland and Czech Republic)

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Eurovision 2017 In-Depth: Perfect Air (Germany & Austria)

Moving back west a bit, the final two Germanic speaking countries. I have a bit of a connection to Germany through ancestry but that doesn’t necessarily translate to me loving their entries, this is all on musical quality alone. They’re both great places and have some strong entries in their past, is it the perfect…… Continue reading Eurovision 2017 In-Depth: Perfect Air (Germany & Austria)