BRUSSELS (Reuters) - It may be a cross between the Eurovision Song Contest, a papal conclave and a social club raffle but a ballot among EU ministers on Monday could hurt Europe's pharmaceutical industry and the health of millions.
Austria's bearded drag idol Conchita said Friday she had cancelled her headlining act at the prestigious Edinburgh International Festival because her Syrian musicians were denied British visas. The 2015 Eurovision Song Contest winner...Show More Summary
A musicians from Portugal has won the Eurovision Song Contest for the first time in the competition's history. Salvador Sobral, 27, won with his love ballad Amar Pelos Dois, which was written by his sister. __________________________________ On receiving the Eurovision Song Contest trophy, winner Salvador Sobral said, "We live in...
Ever wondered what Romanian rap or Estonian disco sounds like? Ever hoped pop music could be freed from the shackles of conventional taste? The Eurovision Song Contest will answer your prayers. Every year since 1956, Eurovision has pitted...Show More Summary
I see that the UK’s Lucie Jones has blamed her Eurovision Song Contest failure upon Brexit. Lucie actually came fifteenth,… See the full story of Blame it on the Brexit on Coffee House.
Don't sleep on the losers; they were majestic, too. With FIRE.
Behold: yodeling, FIRE, a man singing with himself, and a gorilla.
Major news in European elections: Portugal won the Eurovision Song Contest last night. Salvador Sobral’s stripped-down performance and heartfelt singing were somewhat of an anomaly in an annual extravaganza known for outrageous kitsch and over-the-top production. Show More Summary
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Jubilant Portugal on Sunday feted the country's first ever Eurovision song contest victor Salvador Sobral, who suffers from a serious heart condition but triumphed with a melancholy ballad, with hundreds turning up to welcome him home. Show More Summary
Sobral won with a romantic ballad. He sang on a small elevated circle in the middle of the crowd. The other 25 competitors performed on a wide stage backed by flashing lights and other effects.
I really thought Italy and the dancing gorilla had this, especially since the video for their entry has over 114 million views on YouTube. Sky News reports: Portugal has won its first-ever Eurovision Song Contest for Salvador Sobral’s performance of Amar Pelos Dois. Show More Summary
This is the first time the country has won the competition.
A man in the Australian flag invaded the stage of today’s Eurovision Song Contest and bared his ass to 200 million viewers around the world just as last year’s champion, Ukrainian singer Jamala, performed her newest hit. Read more.....
Performers from 26 countries will compete for international glory and the hearts of 204 million viewers around the world. And there will be costumes.
Ukraine-Russia tensions loom large over the gaudy singing competition that is no stranger to controversy.
The buzz surrounding the Eurovision Song Contest in Kiev has barely created a ripple in eastern Ukraine after being banned by Russian TV -- the only broadcasters aired in the war-ravaged region. This vacuum has left enthusiastic teenage...Show More Summary
The Eurovision Song Contest began in 1956, when seven European countries competed in Switzerland to find the best original song composition. Positioned as a light entertainment event, Eurovision has since morphed into a nightmare techno bloodbath juggernaut. Tomorrow, 26 of the 43 participating countries will perform… Read more...
It’s been a busy week at Economy Class and Beyond towers, so normally I need a lot of bad music to relax to. Thankfully – it’s that time where Europe comes together, and enjoy the Eurovision Song Contest. So, lets do the basics. This year, we’re in Kiev (as Ukraine won last year). Here’s there […] The post Yup. It’s Eurovision time…. appeared first on Economy Class & Beyond.
Brace yourself! One of the greatest entertainment events of the year is headed your way on Saturday: The 2017 Eurovision Song Contest. The world’s largest non-sporting television event, the contest brings together artists and performers...Show More Summary