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#Eurovision 2022

# eurovision-2022 - May May 2022

Zelenskyy says Ukraine will host Eurovision 2023 as Kalush Orchestra triumph in Turin
# Eurovision
# Eurovision

Zelenskyy says Ukraine will host Eurovision 2023 as Kalush Orchestra triumph in Turin

Updated May 15th 2022, 9:50 AM 92,007 Views 139 Comments
  • Contest oganisers the EBU will begin planning with Ukraine but say there are "unique challenges involved".
  • The folk-rap group - as men of fighting age - had to get special permission to leave their country for the contest and are expected home tomorrow.
'Help Mariupol, help Azovstal now': Ukraine singer makes appeal from Eurovision stage
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# Eurovision

'Help Mariupol, help Azovstal now': Ukraine singer makes appeal from Eurovision stage

May 14th 2022, 10:07 PM 37,300 Views 8 Comments

Frontman Oleh Psiuk appealed for help for the trapped fighters to a TV audience of up to 200 million people.

Eurovision: Seven songs to watch and other key things to know ahead of tonight's Grand Final
# Live From Turin
# Live From Turin

Eurovision: Seven songs to watch and other key things to know ahead of tonight's Grand Final

May 14th 2022, 8:00 PM 28,055 Views 4 Comments

Need to catch up ahead of tonight’s show?

Wolves, handbasins and hints of chaos: Notes from a slightly bonkers Eurovision build-up
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# Final Countdown

Wolves, handbasins and hints of chaos: Notes from a slightly bonkers Eurovision build-up

May 14th 2022, 11:30 AM 12,550 Views 2 Comments

Eurovision 2022 is a peculiar mix of showbiz, politics, tourism, cheese and chaos. Here’s what’s been happening.

Eurovision: Steps now being taken to remove Russia from future contests, EBU boss says
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# Extended Ban

Eurovision: Steps now being taken to remove Russia from future contests, EBU boss says

May 13th 2022, 10:10 PM 47,784 Views 26 Comments
  • Noel Curran, a former head of RTÉ, said it very quickly became apparent in the wake of the invasion of Ukraine that Russia couldn't be allowed take part in Eurovision.
  • He wouldn't be drawn on where the contest might be staged next year if Ukraine - overwhelming favourites in Turin - take the top prize.
Fleeting hopes and a familiar crush of disappointment: Irish fans on our Eurovision knock-out
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# Turin Proud

Fleeting hopes and a familiar crush of disappointment: Irish fans on our Eurovision knock-out

May 13th 2022, 9:11 AM 15,154 Views 23 Comments

Ireland’s less-than-stellar showing in the modern contest continued last night as we failed to seal a slot in the final.

Eurovision: What you need to know as Ireland battles for one of ten remaining slots in Saturday final
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# Eurovision 2022

Eurovision: What you need to know as Ireland battles for one of ten remaining slots in Saturday final

Updated May 12th 2022, 8:10 PM 40,643 Views 35 Comments

It’s going to be a tough task but singer Brooke Scullion says she’s confident her performance will break through.

Favourites Ukraine and nine other countries qualify for Eurovision final
# Song Contest
# Song Contest

Favourites Ukraine and nine other countries qualify for Eurovision final

May 11th 2022, 7:24 AM 25,644 Views 16 Comments

Ireland’s entry, Brooke Scullion, will take to the stage in tomorrow’s semi-final.

Opinion: Eurovision Song Contest may seem frivolous but in wartime, it matters
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Opinion: Eurovision Song Contest may seem frivolous but in wartime, it matters

Updated May 9th 2022, 8:15 AM 19,523 Views 16 Comments

Johnny Fallon discusses the political relevance of the song contest coming up this week in the midst of the war in Ukraine.