Netherlands at Eurovision #2020Points Opportunity

A heads up that our next #2020Points opportunity, Netherlands at Eurovision, will kick off on Monday 18 August. Each day for the next two weeks we will give you a clue to a Dutch Eurovision entry and you will need to tell us the song title, artist and year. This is a great opportunity to explore the Dutch entries over the years whilst we wait for the host city to be announced. Check back here on Monday for more information.

Losing my (Eurovision) Virginity Part 4

Today we have our fourth and final category - the most memorable song. By a narrow margin, today’s winner is Australia.

Australia – 2015 14
Serbia – 2007 11
Moldova – 2005 8
Azerbaijan – 2008 6
Latvia – 2000 5
Serbia & Montenegro – 2004 5
Denmark – 1957 3
Georgia – 2007 3
Ukraine – 2003 3
Bosnia & Herzegovina – 1993 2
Croatia – 1993 2
Israel – 1973 2
Switzerland – 1956 2
Armenia – 2006 1
Austria – 1957 1
Belarus – 2004 1
Cyprus – 1981 1
Greece – 1974 1
Hungary – 1994 1
Iceland – 1986 1
Luxembourg – 1956 1
Malta – 1971 1
Morocco – 1980 1
Norway – 1960 1
Russia – 1994 1
Spain – 1961 1
Sweden – 1958 1
The Netherlands – 1956 1

Losing my (Eurovision) Virginity Part 3

Today is the category we have all been waiting for - your virgin guilty pleasure. This time we have a three way tie between Australia, Moldova and Ukraine!

Australia – 2015 6
Moldova – 2005 6
Ukraine – 2003 6
Belarus – 2004 5
Albania – 2004 4
Azerbaijan – 2008 4
Czech Republic – 2007 4
Israel – 1973 4
Latvia – 2000 4
Bulgaria – 2005 3
Ireland – 1965 3
Andorra – 2004 2
Armenia – 2006 2
Croatia – 1993 2
Cyprus – 1981 2
Georgia – 2007 2
Germany – 1956 2
Poland – 1994 2
Serbia – 2007 2
Serbia & Montenegro – 2004 2
Sweden – 1958 2
Estonia – 1994 1
France – 1956 1
Greece – 1974 1
Italy – 1956 1
Lithuania – 1994 1
Luxembourg – 1956 1
Montenegro – 2007 1
Norway – 1960 1
Portugal – 1964 1
San Marino – 2008 1
Slovakia – 1994 1
Spain – 1961 1

Losing my (Eurovision) Virginity Part 2

Today we are looking at our second category - which song you all thought bombed! This was a much closer race and two countries (narrowly) took the crown - Azerbaijan and Czech Republic. Suffice to say we all have a different opinion on this one.

Azerbaijan – 2008 9
Czech Republic – 2007 9
Bulgaria – 2005 7
Belarus – 2004 6
Moldova – 2005 5
Andorra - 2005 5
Georgia – 2007 4
Norway – 1960 4
Croatia – 1993 3
Iceland – 1986 3
Latvia – 2000 2
Montenegro – 2007 2
Morocco – 1980 2
Portugal – 1964 2
Spain – 1961 2
Albania – 2004 1
Armenia – 2006 1
Austria – 1957 1
Cyprus – 1981 1
Finland – 1961 1
Germany – 1956 1
Italy – 1956 1
Lithuania – 1994 1
Malta – 1971 1
Poland – 1994 1
Serbia – 2007 1
Serbia & Montenegro – 2004 1
Slovakia – 1994 1
Sweden – 1958 1
The Netherlands – 1956 1
Turkey – 1975 1

Losing my (Eurovision) Virginity

The votes have been tallied and today we are looking at who you all thought made the best first impression at Eurovision. We asked you to vote on which of the songs you think aced their first time – the best song in the bunch.

And the runaway winner was…Australia! The full voting results are as follows:

Australia – 2015 26
Serbia – 2007 22
Serbia & Montenegro – 2004 6
Poland – 1994 4
Georgia – 2007 3
Latvia – 2000 3
Albania – 2004 2
Bosnia & Herzegovina – 1993 2
Israel – 1973 2
San Marino – 2008 2
Spain – 1961 2
Ukraine – 2003 2
Austria – 1957 1
Czech Republic – 2007 1
Denmark – 1957 1
Lithuania – 1994 1
Sweden – 1958 1