Eurovision: why it matters and what it takes to win
From Italy’s triumph to the UK receiving zero points at Eurovision this weekend, what does it really take to win this legendary competition? And can you really separate the politics from Eurovision?
It’s the contest that played a role in a coup in Portugal and was once a vital cultural symbol during the Cold War.
In today’s episode, Kiran talks to expert, Paul Jordan, aka Dr Eurovision, and the UK’s most recent winner and pop legend, Katrina from Katrina and the Waves, as we delve into the weird and wonderful world of Eurovision.
Eurovision Song Contest, BBC News.
European Broadcasting Union Signature Tune / Prelude to Te Deum / Marc- Antoine Charpentier
Net als toen / Guus Jansen / Willy van Hemert
Puppet on a String / Bill Martin / Phil Coulter
Un jour, un enfant / Emil Stern / Eddy Marnay
E Depois de Adeus / Jose Calvario
Everybody / Ivar Must / Maian-Anna Karmas
Diva / Tzvika Pick / Yoav Ginai
Hard Rock Hallelujah/ Miss Awa / Mr Amen / Mr Kalma / Mr Kita / Mr Lordi
Flying the Flag (For You) / Russ Spencer / Morten Schjolin / Andrew Hill / Paul Tarry
Cry Baby / Martin Isherwood
Waterloo / Benny Andersoon / Bjorn Ulvaeus / Stig Anderson
Ne partez pas sans moi / Nella Martinetti / Attila Sereftug
Euphoria / Thomas G:Son / Peter Bostrom
Love Shine a Light / Kimberley Rew
Walking on Sunshine / Kimberley Rew