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Eurovision

I would like to ask everyone just a statistic question, If
> somebody is watching a Eurovision song context every year?
> How much is it famous in your country? And at the same time
> may be somebody knows why Italy never takes part in it.
> Thank you.
> http://www.youtube. com/watch? v=VETYsNXQthk
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Old 27.05.2008, 12:18
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Re: Eurovision

Hi, I have been watching it for the past 3 years...i am english and i moved to Ukraine the same year that they won. Well Done to Russia this year and i am sorry i have no idea why Italy did not take part..
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Old 27.05.2008, 12:20
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Re: Eurovision

Hopefully the UK wont be participating in it next year either!
Its quite big in the uk but its just a political sham these days. I didnt even realise Italy wasnt in it. I only watched it as there was nothing else on tv.....honest
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People in the UK regard it as a bit of a joke, I think. Or at least that was the way it was going before I left to come to Switzerland.

The UK presenter, Terry Wogan, is famous for his slightly sarcastic comments about the entrants.

Low grade "entertainment" in my humble opinion...
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People in the UK regard it as a bit of a joke, I think. Or at least that was the way it was going before I left to come to Switzerland.

The UK presenter, Terry Wogan, is famous for his slightly sarcastic comments about the entrants.

Low grade "entertainment" in my humble opinion...
Terry Wogan is the ONLY reason to watch it.His comments have me in stitches.Terry has mentioned that he is now considering calling it a day with presenting the show given yet another year of political voting.
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Old 27.05.2008, 12:31
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Re: Eurovision

Apparently, Google has the answer: http://wiki.answers.com/Q/Why_doesn'...ontest_anymore
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I think I agree with their reasoning!
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I just hope the UK follows suit.
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Terry Wogan is the ONLY reason to watch it.His comments have me in stitches.Terry has mentioned that he is now considering calling it a day with presenting the show given yet another year of political voting.
Hasn't he been saying that for the last 10 years?
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Old 27.05.2008, 12:47
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Re: Eurovision

At the end of the day it is a collection of naff songs sung by naff performers. Past winners have included musical "heavyweights" like Bucks Fizz, Lulu, Brotherhood of Man.

It is only the mainland Europe countries that give a monkey's.

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Old 27.05.2008, 13:07
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It is only the mainland Europe countries that give a monkey's.
I believe the Irish might disagree with you there.
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Re: Eurovision

I think the BBC should stop funding it and if Terry Wogan goes then more people will stop watching it.

We only watched the songs part and not the voting. For once I agree with a comment made by Simon Cowell on this. The songs have their entertainment value either because they are good songs or comedic, but as a competition it is pointless.
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I believe the Irish might disagree with you there.
did you see Ireland's entry this year? Or indeed the Irish entries for the past, oh, I don't know, seven or eight years? Really we seem to have given up all serious efforts and hopes.
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At the end of the day it is a collection of naff songs sung by naff performers. Past winners have included musical "heavyweights" like Bucks Fizz, Lulu, Brotherhood of Man.

It is only the mainland Europe countries that give a monkey's.

Cheers,
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Let's not forget Celine Dion won the Eurovision for Switzerland.
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