Sarah Cawood looks forward to the second Eurovision Semi Final
Reporting exclusively for BBC Three on all the gossip and behind the scenes action, presenter Sarah Cawood brings us the latest from Oslo...
So, we're fully in the Eurovision zone now and I feel better to have show #1 out of the way. We had a fab show and despite my unfounded worrying that the background noise would prevent me from hearing my guests, it went really well. I'm now a little bit in love with Lithuania's InCulto boys and Cyprus's Jon Lilygreen. If you don't know the back story to the Cypriot entry, it's well worth searching online. It's a heart-warming tale and, if they won it, would make the best movie EVER!! Suffice to say that Jon is about as Cypriot as HP sauce but has the whole country behind him.
We also had Sieneke from The Netherlands and Niamh from lreland on the show, both fab. Niamh came up to the commentary booth to say hi to Paddy and I earlier in the day and I developed a girl crush within minutes of making her acquaintance. Great song, great performance, great woman!
You can see all my guests from Tuesday's show on the 2nd Semi Final tonight on BBC Three at 8pm.
Btw, did anyone spot my rubbish streaker in Tuesday's show? Some joker jumped into our balcony of glee and ran passed the camera waving frantically like an eeijit but was FULLY clothed. Someone needs to have a word in his shell like and tell him the rules. ; )
So, potential guests for tonight include Iceland's Hera Bjork, and the amazing Greek entry (the dancers are coming on too hopefully guys and girls: huzzah!!). I'll confirm the others when WE can confirm them too. My favourites so far from tonight's line up are Denmark, Romania, Iceland and the Netherlands. There can only be 10 of the 17 though, mores the pity. I must dash now sending Eurovision love to each and every one of you lovely people.
Sarah Cawood presents the Eurovision Semi Final 2 tonight at 8pm on BBC Three.
You can read Sarah's first blog entry from Eurovision here. The Final is on Saturday at 8pm on BBC One.
- Watch the first Semi Final online now
- Visit the Eurovision website
- Find out about the contestants
- Host your own Eurovision party
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