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A couple of naughties from last night

Both of these have been reported by posters on the ESCNation messageboard since the show ended - I haven't tried to verify either, but...
Igor Cukrov and Andrea Šušnjara emphasized beauty on stage. Photo: Alain Douit (EBU)

A work of quiet Croatian genius at Eurovision 2009

Phil: A work of Genius. Quiet Genius, but Genius non the less. Yes yes, I am aware that I am doing the whole "Croatia...

Eurovision 2009 – Final results

The finalists were: The "Big Four" (France, Germany, Spain and the United Kingdom). The host country, Russia. The top nine countries from the first...

A footballer’s guide to Eurovision

Kicking a piece of leather over grass has oft been associated with our favourite international relations music event from the fact that Eurovision Saturday...
Svetlana Loboda

Eurovision 2009 – Phil’s big prediction

In No particular order. Norway - Well it *has* to be in the top 5 doesn't it?? - The bookies say it must, the fans...
Alexander Rybak. Photo: Indrek Galetin (EBU)

Eurovision 2009 – Nick’s big prediction

25 songs, 25 different numbered final placings, and no questions - except one. You haven't actually watched Deal Or No Deal since 2007, have...
Live Blog

Liveblog. Eurovision 2009 – Final – Rehearsal

All times shown are in Moscow time - Read from the bottom of the page to the top. 1606 - Spain. This is a contender...
Rtve testcard

That time when Spanish telly ‘forgot’ to show Eurovision

Reports suggest that Spanish TV 'forgot' all about the second Eurovision semi final last night. It wasn't broadcast. If only this had been the...
Live Blog

Liveblog: Eurovision 2009 – Second semi final

Read from the bottom up - sorry it's just how these things work!! 2247 Press conference just getting under way, and I need a break....

Eurovision 2009 – The draw for running order

First off, here it is ... 1 Lithuania 2 Israel 3 France 4 Sweden 5 Croatia 6 Portugal 7 Iceland 8 Greece 9 Armenia 10 Russia 11 Azerbaijan 12 Bosnia-Herzegovina 13 Moldova 14 Malta 15 Estonia 16 Denmark 17 Germany 18 Turkey 19...