Top 5 Ukraine Eurovision Entries

In honour of Ukraine’s (eventual) selection of the host city for Eurovision 2017 (congratulations Kyiv!), I have selected my top 5 favourite Ukranian Eurovision entries over the years. Only as I researched did I realise that amazingly, Ukraine has only been entering songs for The Eurovision Song Contest since 2003. More

Five Things To Do Whilst You Wallow In Your Post-Eurovision Blues!

I bloody love Eurovision. It’s been a month since The Eurovision Song Contest graced the beautiful city of Stockholm and rather predictably my usual post-Eurovision depression has become well and truly entrenched. If you’re anything like me, you’ll currently be noticing the painful lull in Eurovision related things that have for

Why European Politics is NOT Ruining Eurovision!

On a vodka fuelled week in Lanzarote in May 2016 I started thinking about my first contribution to www.helloeurope.eu . I had agreed to contribute my views after visiting Stockholm for the Eurovision Song Contest Final earlier in the year. The creation of a new website and interactive forum for

Stockholm Calling!

Almost a month after Ukraine swept away the public vote for Eurovision 2016 and Stockholm has regained its composure to being the prosperous Nordic city of the north. Banners taken down and ABBA packed away for another year, Stockholm’s breath-taking ochre buildings of the Gamla Stan are once again the centre

Hello Europe!

  Hello Europe! This is the United Kingdom calling!   The 2016 Eurovision Song Contest was held in the capital of Sweden, Stockholm. It was the third time that Stockholm had hosted the contest and the second time that it was held in the Globe Arena. The right to host the contest came