Australia has announced pop singer Guy Sebastian as its entrant for the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest, after being invited to join the competition. The nation was shocked when it became clear the bizarre singing contest didn't mistake...Show More Summary
Eurovision has always been a contest about pop music - albeit the diverse range of European pop. But Finland sending a punk band made up of musicians with learning disabilities to the Eurovision Song Contest is welcome news. A punk band made up of musicians with learning disabilities is to...
Brace yourself: Finnish punk band PKN, whose members suffer from Down syndrome, will represent Finland at the Eurovision Song Contest semi-finals in Vienna.
Via BBC News: A punk band made up of men with learning disabilities is to represent Finland at the Eurovision Song Contest. The quartet, named PKN, was chosen by Finnish viewers on Saturday and has now been ranked by bookmakers as among the favourites for the contest. Show More Summary
Via the Irish Times: Molly Sterling, a 16-year-old schoolgirl from Nenagh in Co Tipperary, has won Eurosong on the The Late Late Show and will represent Ireland at the 60th Eurovision Song Contest in Vienna this May. The song, Playing...Show More Summary
Well, this is surprising. Via BBC News: Australia is to compete at this year's Eurovision Song Contest. Organisers issued a one-off invitation as part of the contest's 60th anniversary celebrations. "It's a daring and at the same time incredibly exciting move. Show More Summary
This is the first time an Australian will compete in the song competition that brings in nearly 200 million viewers. The big question is: who will represent Australia at the event in May?
Australia will be competing for the first time ever at this year's Eurovision Song Contest. 2015 is the 60th anniversary for the pan-European event and the organizers wanted to "bring the world" to the party. The post Australia to compete in Eurovision 2015 appeared first on Rickey - Entertainment News and Videos.
"Australia has been invited to join the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest." Never has a sentence given so much joy to an island nation. It is official, for the first time in European history, we have not been confused with Austria. We have...Show More Summary
The Eurovision Song Contest announced today that Australia – yes, that Australia, the one all the way over the other side of the planet and very much not in Europe – will be competing in 2015’s final. Here’s the announcement video: Given that it’s not April the 1st (we checked), we’re pretty confused. Show More Summary
All you want from Europe is free trade, cheap flights and the Eurovision Song Contest – the rest is bureaucracy. One of the contest’s many strengths is its generous, expansive definition… Continue reading The post Australia joining the Eurovision Song Contest – so something in Europe is going right appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
image via (cc) flickr user pnuk For most Americans, the annual Eurovision Song Contest is, at best, a moderately amusing blip on our typically domestically-focused radar. The contest—in which musical acts representing European countries...Show More Summary
A punk band from Finland is looking to make this year's Eurovision Song Contest a little more interesting.
We couldn't have a better contestant for @Eurovision! Very proud of you @Edurnity! #EdurneVision pic.twitter.com/PXcJDYBKrb — David De Gea (@D_DeGea) January 14, 2015 Manchester United goalie David De Gea took to Twitter on Wednesday night to give a shout out to his girlfriend. Edurne Garcia Almagro, the partner for the United stopper, is a pop star […]
With 2014 about to expire, Eurovision is taking a look back at the year that belonged to its song contest winner, Conchita Wurst. 2014 was a banner year for Wurst, not only landing the song contest's top honors but also...
The glamorous Conchita Wurst, Austrian winner of 2014's Eurovision Song Contest, is returning to the song contest in a different capacity reports Pink News. Wurst is returning for the May 2015 contest as a presenter, and will also host the...
Conchita Wurst has had a whirlwind year. She won the Eurovision Song Contest as well as performed at the European parliament and United Nations. Now the ‘Bearded Lady’ is headed into the recording studio. Though her career is headed in a different direction Wurst says she isn’t sure she is ready to retire her stilettos. Show More Summary
Okay, so for whatever reason, I started goofing on Eurovision last night. The poor idiots have this continent-wide contest to find The Best Song In Europe. Exactly once they found a worthy winner -- ABBA, singing Waterloo. Every other time...
Transgender Eurovision song contest winner Dana International has lashed out at European leaders following numerous interventions about the latest conflict between Israel and Hamas. Following pressure from the United Nations and other...Show More Summary
Conchita Wurst steps out for the star talk session for Starnacht am Woerthersee held at the Seepark Hotel on Saturday (July 19) in Klagenfurt, Austria. The night before, the 25-year-old Austrian Eurovision Song Contest 2014 winner performed Cher‘s hit song “Believe” on the show. Starnacht am Woerthersee is a live television show in Austria which [...]