The 12th episode started at 18.13 on Sunday 17 September. Elsje van Jaarsveld presented it while Ilse Schurmann wrote the text and produced the show. Technical production is by Wihan Nel. Due to the world cup rugby match between South Africa and Scotland on Sunday 10 September the 11th episode fell by the wayside. Continue reading R S G SERIES ON THE SONGS FROM THE EUROVISION SONG CONTEST – episode 12
The sixth episode started at 18.10 on Sunday 6 August July. Elsje van Jaarsveld presented it while Ilse Schurmann wrote the text and produced the show. Continue reading R S G SERIES ON THE SONGS FROM THE EUROVISION SONG CONTEST – episode 6
DIDRIK SOLLI-TANGEN got married over the weekend to his girlfriend ANGELICA OMRE. Continue reading MY HEART IS YOURS DIDRIK SOLLI-TANGEN TELLS HIS WIFE ON THEIR WEDDING DAY
Roy van der Merwe of Eurovision South Africa and the ESC Covers website attended several Eurovision song contests in person at the host cities. He is writing down his memories of those Eurovisions he attended with accreditation. Continue reading EUROVISION MEMORIES – OSLO 1996
I SEE A STAR, the 1974 Eurovision entry from the Netherlands was covered in Norwegian as OSLO by Gro Anita Schonn & Stein Ingebrigtsen.
In 1996 the Danish entry KUN MED DIG by Dorthe Andersen & Martin Loft did to qualify to go to Oslo, but Michael learns to rock recorded in English and had a worldwide hit with PAINT MY LOVE.
Next up we have GINA G and her song OOH AAH … JUST A LITTLE BIT, the entry for the United Kingdom in 1996.
I was in Oslo that year and for me there were so much better entries that I am very surprised this song became such a classic among the fans. originally I was surprised to find this among our top 12 songs but since Gina is Australian and the majority of people voting are Australian, maybe this is not a surprise.