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NikkieTutorials spills the Eurovision tea in new YouTube video

NikkieTutorials, or Nikkie de Jager as many now know her, has shared her experiences co-hosting the Eurovision Song Contest in a new video, uploaded to her popular YouTube channel. The Dutch make up YouTuber and presenter detailed much of her back-stage experience at the contest, sharing her joy at being asked to host the contest and detailing her love for …

Eurovision 2021: After a stunning show, Switzerland emerges as the jury winner

Rotterdam, 22 May 2021 IT’S FINALLY HAPPENING! After two long, agonizing years we’ve finally arrived at the apotheosis: Eurovision will crown its latest winner. The upcoming victor will decided via a combination of audience popularity and technical expertise, respectively known as the televote and jury vote. Who are the expected winners?  Before the show started, several countries emerged as favourites …

Portugal, San Marino and Iceland amongst Qualifiers from the second semifinal!

Rotterdam 20 May 2021, Goedenavond uit Rotterdam! Tonight, we once again dived into a Eurovision semifinal. Keeping up with the first semifinal from last Tuesday, we were once again treated to a spectacle show. Once again the show was hosted splendidly by Edsilia Rombley, Chantal Janzen, Jan Smit and Nikkie de Jager, while seveneen acts battled it out for the ten …

Iceland: Member of Gagnamagnið tested positive for Covid-19 ahead of the Jury Show

This morning, Icelandic broadcaster RÚV confirmed that one of the members of Gagnamagnið has been tested positive for Covid-19. This following in the news of this weekend that one of the Icelandic delegation was tested positive on the test. This means that they won’t rehearse today and perform at the live show tomorrow. Instead they are using a recording from …

Eurovision 2021: The first ten qualifiers are confirmed!

Lead photo: EBU/Thomas Hanses Tonight, the Eurovision Song Contest made its triumphant return to our screens after a two-year break, and we were treated to a wonderful show by our Dutch hosts at the Ahoy Arena in Rotterdam. The show, hosted by Edsilia Rombley, Chantal Janzen, Jan Smit and Nikkie de Jager, saw sixteen of this year’s acts performing for …

Eurovision 2021: Follow the first semi-final dress rehearsal LIVE!

Welcome to Eurovision week, one and all! That’s right, after far too long, we can finally say the Eurovision Song Contest is just around the corner and we are merely days away from finding out this year’s winner. Will that winner come from tomorrow night’s first semi-final? We won’t have long to wait to see! This afternoon, the first dress …

Second Rehearsals: The final four semifinalists take the stage for the second time!

Rotterdam, 14 May 2021 Here we have it. The final update on Eurovision 2021’s semifinalists before we head into dress rehearsals. Our report on Finland, Latvia, Switzerland and Denmark.   14. Finland Blind Channel – “Dark side” Finland was next to perform and the first rehearsal was already very strong. They basically copied their national final performance and pasted it …

Spain: Blas remains with you during rehearsals!

Rotterdam, 13 May 2021 We are remaining with you through the late hours. Our final report on Spain is included below! Country: Spain Act: Blas Cantó Song: “Voy a quedarmé” Grand Final: 22 May 2021 Position in Running Order: Unknown We’ll keep this short as it’s getting late for us. Blas Canto exceeded our expectations today. He added a nice …

Austria: The lights shine on Vincent Bueno for his first rehearsal!

Rotterdam, 09 May 2021 Vincent Bueno arrived in Rotterdam for his first rehearsal! Will we thank him and say amen for his amazing performance? let’s find out! Country: Austria (#AUT) Act: Vincent Bueno Song: “Amen” Semifinal: Second (20/05/2021) Position in Running Order: 05/17 Austria is keeping it very simple this year. They are bringing us a prop in the sense …

RUSSIA: Manizha is not afraid to perform “Russian woman” during the first rehearsal.

Rotterdam, 8 May 2021 Gentlewomen and sympathizers, it’s time for our third Rehearsal update. This time we’ll be looking at Russia’s “Russian women” and whether these slavic girls knew how to use their charm and beauty. More details below. Country: Russia (#RUS) Act: Manizha Song:  “Russian Woman” Semifinal: First (18/05/2021) Position in Running Order: 03/16 Russia are going with a …

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