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Switzerland: Nemo to Eurovision 2024 – Listen to “The Code”

Switzerland: Nemo to Eurovision 2024 – Listen to “The Code”

After recent speculation online over the past few days, it’s been made official who’s going to represent Switzerland at the Eurovision Song Contest 2024 in May. Nemo has been awarded the honor, and will be succeeding Remo Forrer in representing Switzerland at Eurovision. The song Nemo will be performing has just been released along with...

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Swedish singer Loreen makes history as the first woman to win Eurovision twice | Life

Swedish singer Loreen makes history as the first woman to win Eurovision twice | Life

Sweden won the Eurovision Song Contest for the seventh time on Sunday. Singer Loreen made history as the first woman to win the eccentric competition twice. The 39-year-old told reporters that her victory with dance-pop track, Tattoo, felt “surreal” and “so beautiful”, and had left her “seriously overwhelmed”. Sweden won the Eurovision Song Contest early Sunday,...

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How to nail the ‘Eurovision’ excess dress code

How to nail the ‘Eurovision’ excess dress code

Last weekend’s Coronation fashion parade has segued quite naturally into this weekend’s Eurovision extravaganza. Why bother to take the bunting down? With the first semi-final taking place on Tuesday, some mega fans have already been in host city Liverpool for a week and around 100,000 are expected by the start of Saturday’s final. But even...

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UK ‘disappointed’ by Eurovision ban on Zelensky message

UK ‘disappointed’ by Eurovision ban on Zelensky message

The Ukrainian electronic music duo Tvorchi’s song Heart of Steel is inspired by the Azovstal steelworks siege. (Photo: AFP) LIVERPOOL: The UK government on Friday hit out at European broadcasters for banning a message by Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky at this weekend’s Eurovision final, for fear of politicising the event. Liverpool is hosting Saturday’s musical...

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Twelve Points For Fashion: Eurovision 2023

Twelve Points For Fashion: Eurovision 2023

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND – MAY 08: Käärijä, representative for Finland, performs during the first dress … [+] rehearsal for Semi Final 1 of the Eurovision Song Contest 2023 at M&S Bank Arena on May 08, 2023 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Anthony Devlin/Getty Images) Getty Images Eurovision Song Contest is the Olympics of kitsch television. Much...

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Eurovision fans praise Liverpool ahead of second semi-final

Eurovision fans praise Liverpool ahead of second semi-final

Eurovision fans praised Liverpool as they arrived for the contest’s second semi-final. Flags, sequins and Eurovision-themed costumes were all on show as crowds arrived at the M&S Bank Arena for the show on Thursday. Urs Odermatt, 57, from Lucerne, Switzerland, and his friends, who all wore red Swiss-themed suits, said Liverpool was “the best” after...

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Eurovision 2023: The best 10 winning performances

Eurovision 2023: The best 10 winning performances

But Europe’s annual competition is so much more than a kitsch peculiarity: artists including Abba, Maneskin, Olivia Newton-John, Mahmood and Celine Dion have all achieved worldwide fame since performing on the Eurovision stage. Though it began as a song-writing contest in 1956, having a strong and unique performance is just as important on today’s Eurovision...

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