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BURANOVO GRANNIES.

According to this BBC News story, "Folk group the 'Buranovo Grannies' will compete in the Eurovision Song Contest, after winning a televised contest in Moscow to represent Russia." Why do I care? Because:The lyrics to the song, which feature a mixture of English and Udmurt - a language related to Finnish - were written by the grandmothers. Buranovskiye Babushki became known in Russia with covers - sung in Udmurt - of classics including the Beatles' Yesterday and the Eagles' Hotel California.
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