Russia's state-run broadcaster on Thursday quickly spurned Eurovision's offer for its contestant to participate in this year's song contest via satellite after Ukraine barred the singer from entering the country. "We find the offer of...Show More Summary
Organizers of the Eurovision song contest say they're taking the unprecedented step of offering to let Russia's contestant perform via satellite after authorities in host Ukraine banned her from entering … Click to Continue »
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia expects Ukraine's "unfair" decision to ban the Russian entry for the 2017 Eurovision song contest from entering the country to be reviewed, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Thursday.
The Eurovision song contest, nominally an apolitical festival of pop music confections and cheerfully tacky costumes, erupted into a political dispute Wednesday after Ukraine banned Russia's contestant from entering the … Click to Continue »
The organisers of the Eurovision Song Contest have announced a new talent show for amateur choirs, to be known as Eurovision Choir of the Year. The show will be compered on July 22 by the US composer Eric Whitacre and a Latvian TV presenter Eva Ikstena. However, only seven Eurovision countries have agreed to take […]
Eurovision in Trouble? Top Producers Have Left the World’s Most Campy Song Contest People are questioning whether Eurovision is in trouble after producers, the event manager and head of security for this year's song contest have left Unicorn Booty - Unicorn Booty brings you the best news, pop-culture, and opinions on the web!
The contest, a European institution that is scheduled to take place in Ukraine this year, appears to be in jeopardy after the organizing team quit en masse amid allegations of corruption.
The International Olympic Super Bowl Of Homosexuality And Camp, more commonly known as the Eurovision Song Contest, arrives in May and ten nations so far have selected their entries. Watch below. You’ll note that a “Celebrate Diversity” logo appears between every snippet. Show More Summary
Kiev is due to host the 2017 Eurovision Song contest. Or not, as the case may be. When the most absurd of media events meets the most corrupt of regimes, anything can happen. The BBC reports that Ukraine has no-one in place at the moment to manage the event. Russia is rubbing its hands. (Ukraine won […]
In 2016, even Australia was unsure why it was competing in the Eurovision song contest. The country is, after all, a long way from Europe. "Why is Australia in Eurovision?" was the sixth most popular "why is...?" search in AustraliaShow More Summary
It is an old cliche that the Eurovision Song Contest is really all about one thing—politics. The camp, annual sing-off between countries across Europe (and featuring Australia), whose winner is decided by televotes, often serves as a...Show More Summary
The Eurovision song contest is to head to Ukraine in 2017, with a record 43 countries to take part in the competition in the capital city, Kiev. Among the nations competing for a place in the semi-finals on Tuesday and Thursday May 9...Show More Summary
[Savage Minds welcomes guest blogger Greta Uehling] Many Savage Minds readers will be aware of the victory of Jamala at the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest. As part of my current project, I have been following the work of this Crimean Tatar singer, composer, and actor closely, and was among those who greeted her at the … Continue reading Jamala, Eurovision, and Human Rights ?
The annual Eurovision Song Contest concluded its 61st edition in May 2016 by crowning Ukraine the champion (sorry, PewDiePie) of the 42 participating countries (and getting a lot of views on YouTube along the way). But Europeans with...Show More Summary
GETTY Image I never watched any of the ghastly Eurovision song contests, but apparently the population of Russia has been whipped up into a frenzy over the fact that their entry (the favourite apparently) was beaten into third place by Ukraine, the winners, and Australia, who added insult to injury by snatching second place. Show More Summary
STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN - MAY 14: Jamala wins 2016 Eurovision Song Contest at Ericsson Globe Arena on May 14, 2016 in Stockholm, Sweden. (Photo by Michael Campanella/Getty Images) Eurovision aired last week, and unlike previous years, if you lived in the United States, you couldn’t watch a livestream of the show off [...]
Only 51 weeks until the Eurovision Song Contest! Ah, what a fantastic event this year's competition was. "Quality" isn't a word you often see parsing Eurovision, but it has come a long way since the unlistenable 80s and there were many solid entries. Show More Summary
This past weekend was the Eurovision Song Contest, a long-running continental tradition that uses lights and fog and goofy-ass elaborate productions in a quest to determine, I guess, the best song in Europe? I’m not exactly sure what you’re supposed to win if you win. But I will say that the winner, Ukrainian representative Jamala, […]
French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo ridiculed the results of the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest.