Category: Politics and Eurovision

#Book Review: Eurovision! A History Of Modern Europe Through The World’s Greatest Song Contest

Every now and again a new book about Eurovision rises up through the ether purporting to be a definitive guide to the contest and its history. Most of the time they end up being either a dry, sociopolitical treatise or yet another list-based run through of the same […]

Armenia’s Iveta In Disputed Flag Storm

Those with sharp eyes towards the end of last evening’s first semi-final may have noted Iveta Mukuchyan from Armenia waving an unfamiliar flag. The Armenian flag with a white chevron on it was in fact the banner of the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region – and its brief flash on a the screen during the […]

Key Women in a Eurovision Retrospective

International Women’s Day (IWD), originally called International Working Women’s Day, is marked on March 8 every year. In different regions the focus of the celebrations ranges from general celebration of respect, appreciation and love towards women to a celebration for women’s economic, political and social achievements – And for that we are celebrating […]