You may (and probably didn’t) watch the live stream of the turquoise carpet event beamed live from Rotterdam. I have to admit, I’ve still not the faintest idea why it happens – and even less so in the time of COVID,
but with four acts missing, the party went on. Here’s your chance to criticise the frocks all over again.
All photos courtesy of the EBU
Uku: To those who said I couldn’t do up my bow tie, see this!
One careful lady driver, 10 months MoT
The Roop hoping they might have made off with some of the decorations
Montaigne beamed into Eurovision from Australia
Moldova: Just tell me if he’s looking my way. I have a plan.
Efendi – singing about a powerful woman with a powerful persoanlity
“Tit tape if you must know. Lots of it”
Benny: Just happy to be here
Jendrik not feeling hate
Trusse – I’m wearing H&M
Hurricane: Is the cocktail tent in this direction?
Eden – Everyone around me is gay – Alene
Jeangu Macrooy found a use for all that leftover chewing gum
Hooverphonic with Johnny Cash t-shirts
Victoria: The 12s are all right. It’s the 14s. I think I must have got a bad batch
Denmark: I’m sorry, Karen, what do you mean they’ve run out of beer?
We’re from Ukraine, did you guess?
TIX – keeping it low key
Gjon expected rain and dressed accordingly
Samanta underpacked and had to wear her stage outfit
Albina clearly expecting it to be quite a lot colder
Vincent: Why don’t you ask me to sing the other Amen? I love that question.
Måneskin at Eurovision 2021
I bought this at the gift shop. The girl said it brings out my eyes
Finland: Can you buy us six cans of Red Stripe if we give you the money, dude … oh yeah and some cigarettes.
Manizha – no go on, ask me the same question I’ve been asked 30 times already. The answer is bitterballen.
Vasil – Queen of Eurovision 2021
Lesley Roy finding her way back home
A pancake you say?
Blas – “I’m almost sure we said white outfits”
Senhit: Of course I can’t go to the toilet in this dress, ask me something sensible.
Barbara Pravi pretending the head of delegation isn’t RIGHT BEHIND YOU
Stefania: I’m sure someone just said the free bar is open
The Black mamba: No actually, it’s a song about an old Dutch prostitute, why do you ask?