Tag: Eurovision 2015

Czech Republic

Up next is the Czech Republic! After joining the competition in 2007, the Czech republic has yet to make it through to the semi-finals. In fact due to doing so horribly, the public in the Czech republic had lost interest in the competition from 2010 through 2014. This year marks their return in hopes that …

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Armenia

Next up is Armenia! Armenia has had a fairly consistent history with Eurovision, with only a slight budge from 2011 to 2013 when they didn’t perform so well. Their two best entries came last year and in 2008 when they placed fourth. This year they decided to try things differently and had their representative be …

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Iceland

Next up is Iceland! Participating since 1986, Iceland is the only Norhtern European country to not have won Eurovision, although they have received second place twice. In the last few years though, they have been roughly around the 20th place mark which is better than not making it past the semi-finals. This year they are …

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Belarus

Next up is Belarus! Last year they gave us Cheesecake which turned out to be a much bigger success than most had thought it would be getting 16th place. Since joining Eurovision in 2004 they have only qualified for the finals 4 times. They got the closest to winning the competition in 2007 when Dmitry …

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Ireland

Next up is the powerhouse Ireland! Not only have they won 7 times, but they also are the only country to win three times in a row and the only country in which a performer has one twice (Johnny Logan). But, all of that was before the year 2000. Since the turn of the century, …

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Belgium

Next up in our line up is Belgium! Since winning in 1986 Belgium hasn’t been doing to well since the semi-finals were introduced only getting into the finals twice. In fact, they have received last place 8 times in this entire competition. This year they are sending Loïc Nottet singing Rhythm Inside in hopes that it will break …

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Israel

Next up is Israel! Israel has had a rocky history since it’s last win in 1998. In fact, it hasn’t qualified for the finals in the last 4 years of trying. They even tried sending Dana International again in 2011 and that ended up failing badly. In hopes of finally getting out of the semi-finals …

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Denmark

Next up is Denmark! Denmark won 2 years ago and is hoping for a repeat this year. Norway has recently been sending one good song after another usually performing fairly well in the competition. Altogether they have won 3 times. This year they are sending Anti Social Media to sing The way you are in hopes of …

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Latvia

Next up is Latvia! Since winning in 2002, Latvia has been getting progressively worse and worse failing to qualify for the finals every year since 2009. If you recall last year they had a cake to bake… This year, hoping to help fix their reputation, they’re sending Aminata who will be singing  Love injected. Aminata has …

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Estonia

Up next in the first semi-final is Estonia! Estonia has a fairly varied Eurovision history. Starting out strong from 1996 through 2002 they were consistently making top 10. Then in 2003, with the introduction of the semi-finals system, Estonia stopped doing so well, only qualifying for the finals four times out of the last eleven years. …

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