Slava Ukraini: Ukraine beyond the numbers

What is happening in Ukraine is horrible–and the West needs to do more. Thinking this will stop at Ukraine is naive, at best. Barring Russia from the Eurovision Song Contest in 2022 was an obviously appropriate tack to take. It’s… Read moreSlava Ukraini: Ukraine beyond the numbers

Semi-Final One of the 2021 #Eurovision Song Contest

Thanks to political insurrection and subsequent rather lame-arsed hegemon trolling, Belarus was removed from this year’s Eurovision after having been allocated to the first semi-final. As a result, there were only 16 entries competing for 10 spots in the Grand… Read moreSemi-Final One of the 2021 #Eurovision Song Contest

First thoughts on the 2021 #Eurovision Grand Final

Let’s start with the awesome stuff! Kudos Congratulations Måneskin for winning the 65th Eurovision Song Contest. This is Italy’s third victory—but their first where televoting was an aspect of the scoring system. Italy’s 524 votes included 206 jury votes and… Read moreFirst thoughts on the 2021 #Eurovision Grand Final