Tag Archive | Eurovision Song Contest

The Cost of Eurovision

Eurovision 2017 – The cost of the Eurovision Song Contest in Kiev has been revealed to be a staggering $30m, three times the cost of last year’s in much more expensive Sweden. Journalists from the local media in Ukraine have been uncovering costs prior to and after the event and some of the figures are pretty […]

Barbara Dex Winner Announced

Barbara Dex – The winner of the 2017 Barbara Dex Award has been announced. The award is for the worst dressed representative(s) from this year’s Eurovision Song Contest and is now hosted in its new home of songfestival.be. Check out ow who won… 

Junior Eurovision Winner to Wow Britain’s Got Talent Tonight

Junior Eurovision – The winner of 2015’s Junior Eurovision Song Contest, Destiny Chukunyere from Malta, has auditioned for the Britain’s Got Talent TV show and her audition is due to be aired tonight, 20th May. Destiny performs an Aretha Franklin song, ‘Think’, to impress the judges. 

Ukrainian Streaker Could Face Prison Sentence

Eurovision 2017 – The Ukrainian prankster who mooned his bare buttocks during Jamala’s interval act draped in an Australian flag could face up to five years in prison.  

Vote for the Barbara Dex Award Now!

Barbara Dex Award – It’s time to vote for the annual post Eurovision award, the Barabara Dex Award. This is for the worst dressed representative(s) from this year’s Eurovision Song Contest. It’s now hosted in its new home of songfestival.be. You can start voting now, until Sunday May 21 12AM (CET). 

Full Jury Voting Results Revealed

Eurovision 2o17 – The full scores of all of the jury members has now been released. As expected the Armenian and Azeri jurors all gave the lowest marks they could to each other, but there was added controversy this year s the Azeri jurors gave their second lowest points to Cyprus… whose representative Hovig is from […]

It’s Lisbon in 2018!

Eurovision 2018 – Portugese national broadcaster RTP isn’t putting us through the city selection charade this year, it has helpfully announced today that next year’s Eurovision Song Contest will take place in the capital city, Lisbon.