The History of Byzantium
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This wonderfully rich and well researched story telling has been a pleasure to listen to recently.
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Eurovision Song Contest 2009 – Croatia
3/5/09 – 05:33 | No Comment
Eurovision Song Contest 2009 – Croatia

Blimey! These are going for it with full Balkan force! A great Eurovision song this from Igor Cukrov and Andrea called “Lijepa Tena”. A good guess for high marks, excluding those from it’s neighbours.

Eurovision Song Contest 2009 – Bosnia & Herzegovina
3/5/09 – 04:00 | No Comment
Eurovision Song Contest 2009 – Bosnia & Herzegovina

Expect high marks for this one from Bosnia’s neighbours as is the political vote provided in the Balkans. It’s not a bad affair with socialist style visuals and a reasonable song.

Eurovision Song Contest 2009 – Malta
3/5/09 – 03:00 | 2 Comments
Eurovision Song Contest 2009 – Malta

Plucky little Malta down there in the sun has come up with a song which seems to have the signs of having been written by a committee sadly. Chiara gives it a good go but something nor quite there with this song called “What If We”.

Eurovision Song Contest 2009 – Portugal
3/5/09 – 02:00 | No Comment
Eurovision Song Contest 2009 – Portugal

Portugal isn’t a country known for great Eurovision sucesses. It’s good to find them still competing in the wake of recent voting paterns for East European participants.

Eurovision Song Contest 2009 – Finland
3/5/09 – 01:00 | No Comment
Eurovision Song Contest 2009 – Finland

No sign of rock monsters this year. Just a techno-euro-pop affair which will have discos and nighclubs around Europe going for a while.

Eurovision Song Contest 2009 – Romania
1/5/09 – 23:00 | No Comment
Eurovision Song Contest 2009 – Romania

Slow exgagertaed walking with enphasised wiggle. Beautiful amazonian tall women who would probably tear off your head with their teeth. There’s something a little bit scarey about them. Like their neighbours Bulgaria, they seem to have a horse things going on too. Must be horse season in the Balkans perhaps.