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Eurovision - anybody watching?

Anybody watching? I've just tuned in. What have I missed?
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Old 16.05.2009, 22:11
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Re: Eurovision - anybody watching?

I like the idea that a thread about eurovision is in the international Affairs/Politics forum
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Old 16.05.2009, 22:13
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Re: Eurovision - anybody watching?

Well, it's international and there's a lot of politics involved.

Denmark is on and a Ronan Keating lookalike soundalike is singing. Did they say the song was written by Boyzone?
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Re: Eurovision - anybody watching?

I would have put it under TV trash shows but couldn't find the category
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Re: Eurovision - anybody watching?

Miss Kiss Kiss Bang from Germany is up. She wasn't allowed to sing naked. What will she be wearing?
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Re: Eurovision - anybody watching?

It's Dita von Teese doing what she does best!
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Miss Kiss Kiss Bang from Germany is up. She wasn't allowed to sing naked. What will she be wearing?
You drunk olygirl? I'm sober so I'm giving it a miss, the first song did my head in.
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Old 16.05.2009, 22:35
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Re: Eurovision - anybody watching?

Is anybody playing the Eurovision drinking game that was suggested earlier?
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Old 16.05.2009, 22:38
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Re: Eurovision - anybody watching?

Azerbaijan and Norway aren't bad.
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Re: Eurovision - anybody watching?

Great Britain is up! Jade Ewen will be singing It's My Time and will be accompanied on the piano from Andrew Lloyd Weber.

It's a slower song, more elegant. A bit like Whitney Houston with less power.
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Re: Eurovision - anybody watching?

This woman keeps singing "It's My Time." Can't wait til it's somebody else's time.
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Old 16.05.2009, 22:44
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Re: Eurovision - anybody watching?

A Europop number from Finland. Estland said it's a cheap 80's song from Nik Kershaw. Anyway, here's Finland rapping away. A bit like CC and the Chocolate Factory.
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Anybody watching? I've just tuned in. What have I missed?
It used to be a real competition until politics took over. It was at its peak when Dana won.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v3r7T...eature=related
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Re: Eurovision - anybody watching?

Apparently, Switzerland shook out an ace from its sleeve...the salvation army will be competing at the next Europvision contest.
http://www.20min.ch/entertainment/mu...ehlen-27375097
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Apparently, Switzerland shook out an ace from its sleeve...the salvation army will be competing at the next Europvision contest.
http://www.20min.ch/entertainment/mu...ehlen-27375097
If they let them compete. According to a BBC article http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-20750103 they might not as they don't allow political songs in Eurovision. How a religious group performing rock music can be political is beyond me, but there you are.
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If they let them compete. According to a BBC article http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-20750103 they might not as they don't allow political songs in Eurovision. How a religious group performing rock music can be political is beyond me, but there you are.
Recently, they also got into some tissle tassle over some homophobic accusations when they fired a lesbian co-worker.
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Recently, they also got into some tissle tassle over some homophobic accusations when they fired a lesbian co-worker.
They have a long story of homophobic policy and control damage in the media every time they are caught red-handed. They use the exact same rhetorics as the Vatican: nothing against homosexual, just against the act. Same reasoning, same solution: celibacy.

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If they let them compete. According to a BBC article http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-20750103 they might not as they don't allow political songs in Eurovision. How a religious group performing rock music can be political is beyond me, but there you are.
As it turns out, they're not allowed to wear uniforms.
http://www.20min.ch/entertainment/mu...erbot-28291734
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Re: Eurovision - anybody watching?

Their lead singer is 94... his fans will be throwing incontinence pads onto the stage
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Their lead singer is 94... his fans will be throwing incontinence pads onto the stage
He is however not the lead singer, but the double bass player.
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