Road to Eurovision 2021: Natalia Gordienko (Moldova)

Road to Eurovision 2021: Natalia Gordienko (Moldova)

It’s mid-April and we have about a month to go till the annual Eurovision contest. It will happen next month. Get excited! Though the contest was canceled last year and faces strict protocols due to the current pandemic, we can still enjoy this international contest from anywhere in the world.

Each day, I will feature a song from one of the countries that are in this year’s Eurovision. Like 2019, I will make my own predictions of who will make it to the finals and maybe win the competition. Good luck to those who are competing!


Natalia Gordienko’s “Sugar”

“Sugar” by Natalia Gordienko is representing Moldova in this year’s Eurovision competition. At the first beat, this song reminds you of a Britney Spears song. It’s sexy, saucy, and down-right catchy. Of course, ym favorite part is when she sings the bit “talk, talk, talk”, I love how that progress goes. Of course, the lyrics match with the mood of the instrumentation and melody as the song talks about desire (which sugar is a metaphor for).

“Sugar” is such a catchy and saucy song that will have listeners dance to. It features melodies and progress that are so delicious that you will want to listen over and over. For these reasons, “Sugar” will go to the finals!

Trivia: Natalia Gordienko previously appeared at the Eurovision competition in 2006 alongside Arsenie and Connect-R with the song “Loca“.


My Eurovision 2021 Predictions

Here are my predictions for this year’s contest. These are my own opinions and I am not getting paid or endorsed for them.

Semi-Final Round 1

CountryMy Prediction
The Roop (Lithuania)Will Not Proceed
Ana Soklič (Slovania)Will Not Proceed
Manizha (Russia)Finals!
Tusse (Sweden)Finals!
Montaigne (Australia)Finals!
Vasil (North Macedonia)Finals!
Lesley Roy (Ireland)Will Not Proceed
Elena Tsagrinou (Cyprus)Will Not Proceed
Tix (Norway)Finals!
Albina (Croatia)Finals!
Hooverphonic (Belgium)Will Not Proceed
Eden Alene (Israel)Finals!
Roxen (Romania)Finals!
Efendi (Azerbaijan) Will Not Proceed
Go_A (Ukraine) Finals!
Destiny (Malta) Finals!
NOTE: Since only ten songs make it to the finals from each semi-finals round, I had to bump Lesley Roy from “Finals” to “Will Not Proceed”.

Semi Finals Round 2

Senhit (San Marino)Finals!
Uku Suviste (Estonia)Finals!
Benny Cristo (Czech Republic)Will Not Proceed
Stefania (Greece)Finals!
Vincent Buono (Austria)Will Not Proceed
RAFAL (Poland)Will Not Proceed
Natalia Gordienko (Moldova)Finals!

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Road to Eurovision 2021: Natalia Gordienko (Moldova)

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