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Eurovision 2019

Eurovision organisers: Don’t book anything yet

Eurovision Song Contest organisers have warned fans against booking hotels or flights for next year's contest, as websites offer travel packages for late May...
Sanne Wallis de Vries

Dutch comedian slammed for Netta sketch

Israel’s ambassador to The Netherlands has filed a formal complaint following a Dutch comedian’s TV spoof of its winning Eurovision song. Aviv Shir-On states...
Eurovision Petitions

Making your mind up – Do Eurovision petitions work?

When did you last sign a petition? My guess is 'not long ago'. I also suspect you didn't so much put pen to paper,...
Viewing Figures

Eurovision 2018 – The viewing figures

As the dust settles on another Eurovision Song Contest, we look back at the viewing figures. Last year, numbers were down after Russia withdrew...
Farewell Lisbon

Até já, Portugal, shalom Israel

Bom dia, Oneuropeans! Tudo bem? I may be back in the UK but my heart is still in Lisbon. As the dust settles on...
Netta wins Eurovision

That’s how you sell a song – but what about the singer?

This year, more than any other, those promoting Eurovision Song Contest entries, took to social media to recruit followers and encourage votes. For some,...
Pais Jerusalem Arena

Start bookmarking Jerusalem hotels for Eurovision 2019

When Netta picked up her trophy on Saturday evening, she told the audience that she'd see them next year in Jerusalem. This morning, the...
Netta wins

Israel wins 2018 Eurovision Song Contest

A nail-biting vote took the result of the 2018 contest down to the wire, but Israel was named the winner. Netta claimed a fourth...
Surie on stage

Eurovision SuRie’s stage stormed

SuRie won widespread praise tonight when her Eurovision performance was interupted by a stage invader. Midway through the song, someone rushed on stage, grabbed the...
Live Blog 2018

Eurovision 2018 Live Blog

Join me tonight at 8pm (UK) for the Grand Final of the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest. It's another one of those 'wide open' years...