EUROVISION 2000 – STOCKHOLM – SWEDEN

I of course was delighted to go to Stockholm – being a lover of Swedish music and also a Nordic country. But leading up to EUROVISION I had a major personal crisis. I applied for two weeks leave for Eurovision and visiting some other countries in Europe. I actually put it my application for leave […]

EUROVISION 1999 – JERUSALEM – ISRAEL

This was one of the best Eurovisions in many ways. This was the only time ever I had a direct flight to Eurovision. It was also the shortest flight (every other flight to Eurovision took almost 24 hours with lay overs somewhere) and the only time I could visit without a visa. But I had […]

EUROVISION 1998 – BIRMINGHAM – UNITED KINGDOM

When people ask me to pick the most awful of all my Eurovisions, it is easy to answer. It is this one by a long shot. Even before arriving at Eurovision, the biggest horror was the fact that Germany sent Guildo Horn as their entry – one of my biggest hates to date (and for […]

EUROVISION 1997 – DUBLIN – IRELAND

  Going back to Ireland so soon was not that special. Ireland had won so many times in a relatively short span of time, so it was sort of boring. One good thing was that the venue was the same and I booked again at the same guest house where I stayed in 1995. This […]

EUROVISION 1996 – OSLO – NORWAY

The Norwegian winner of 1995 was not at all my taste – too instrumental but I was able to have Eurovision in my most love country of Europe at that time – Norway. This was so special in so many ways. Getting to Oslo was quite a challenge – shortly before my trip the airport […]

EUROVISION 1995 – DUBLIN – IRELAND

In a series of articles, I will report on all  my Eurovisions leading up to Kyiv which I have attended with accreditation. This ranks as one of the most special years at Eurovision for me because for the first time I got accreditation and so I could be at the venue meeting the participating artists. […]