Moldova has been highly expected on stage and at the press conference today. This year they are having their debut at Eurovision. And the most interesting thing is that Grandmother Boonika is on stage - she is coming from the countryside of Moldova. On stage she is sitting in her swing-chair and is listening to that rocky tune but at the end she jumps up and beating the big bass-drum as hell as you would never ever expect that. The audience was absolutely fascinated. This will give Moldova as a debut country a very special significance in the Eurovision history - if they qualify or not. Belarus is unbelievable. The whole arrangement is quite ridiculous. Angela is beautiful - no question, she is really able to present three different dresses within three minutes. Everything far to exaggerated and reminds us to the style of Army of Lovers with frills. The voice is not very strong and that's the problem if you want to give everything. Portugal was quite disappointing today. They heavily want to win and that's not good. The choreography is not well made, while the song is not bad at all. It appears a bit chumming up. With her hair-fashion she looks like a Portuguese chicken from Porto Gallo. On the other side Monaco and also Israel are really good on stage and effect goose bumps. An absolute thrill is Glennis Grace from the Netherlands - the has probably the biggest chances to qualify for the final.
Chief Editor of eurovisionlive.com
About me: Due to the fact that my parents are musicians, I have a gained a great enthusiasm for music. Since 1979 my interest in the Eurovision Song Contest has grown enormously. My first ESC I joined was in Dublin 1995. Six years later I founded the website eurovisionlive.com in the year 2001. The most fascinating part for me is the original idea of the Eurovision Song Contest – the peaceful contest of the European countries. I am very happy that I have the chance to contribute my little part for the greatest music show in the world.