adding a new level of excitement for hundreds of millions of viewers in Europe and beyond.
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In what promises to be an entertaining night, politically at least, Russia, Ukraine and Georgia will face off in Saturday's Eurovision Song Contest final in Stockholm. Yesterday's second semifinal saw Ukraine's Jamala's cheerful ditty 1944 safely through to challenge Russkie crooner Sergey Lazarev and You Are The Only One for …
What's wrong with 9 and 11 then, you Eurof***ers?
Presumably some advanced mathematical modelling established that including those numbers in the allowable points would somehow stop all the crappy little countries doing their usual tribal voting?
But then again, why should we care? Eurovision met its Waterloo in 1974, and it's all been downhill since then. This year would appear to be its Kursk.
Here in NZ we got the UK feed with Graham Norton's voice-over. Geeze he's a snarky wee fellow at times, isn't he? Crikey.
Great entertainment* as always :-) Although I thought Poland's jacket should have won. Not their entry, but the singers jacket. That was epic. Ukraine's entry was a bit... meh. Bring back Svetlana Loboda from a few years back, her entry was amazing.
* entertainment does not necessarily mean some of the entries were any good. Bad can be entertaining, after all.
Mindless drivel pap contest, more like ... And undoubtedly the ancestor of the over-produced, badly written, so-called "reality TV" shows that infest network television today.
The fact that people get extremely political and/or nationalistic over this crap is sad, in the old meaning of the word.
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