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A few weeks ago this fella asked me to contribute a “Eurovision Thought” to the ESCInsight podcast. Chapeau, monsieur! I perhaps surprised a few folks when I argued against what is the ostensive purpose of this site: a data-driven perspective on the Eurovision. Here’s part of what I said: It’s simple. To win the Eurovision […]


The Revamp, an unproven path to #eurovision victory

As is often the custom, in the weeks between the Heads of Delegation (HoD) meeting in mid-March and the first rehearsals two weeks before the Grand Final, we are being treated to a trickle of “Eurovision versions” of the already identified songs. In many instances these constitute remixes of what we’ve already heard: the rules […]