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Eurovision – a global perspective

Posted on: 17/05/2009

The CBC’s Entertainment section online referred to Eurovision as ‘Pop music’s most bizarre specatacle’.

‘Eurovision diplomacy: Israeli Arab-Jew duo hope to show that peace is possible – at least on a stage’ was The Christian Science Monitor’s top pick.

Armenia Now headline read: “Best performance, worst place…” in relation to taking 10th place – and lack of support seen in earlier years from

Associated Press International reported on Gay Pride marchers being detained in Moscow. They had invited Eurovision attendees to join in the parade.

Ice News, International Nordic News, was flying their flag with “Norway wins Eurovision, Iceland second”

You could agree with all of them.  We need the United Nations, and perhaps more multi-national events like Eurovision.


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