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Started by MorrisMitchener on May 14, 2019 5:09:51 PM
Eurovision 2019, 2020 (cancelled), 2021

Campy annual singing contest.

Seems to be catching on.

2019:

Semi-finals Tuesday 14th and Thursday 16th.

Final Saturday 18th.

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Agaliarept - 14 May 2019 17:18:09 (#1 of 2284)

Final Saturday 18th.

So that's when I'll be painting the bedroom then.

nemo75 - 14 May 2019 17:21:20 (#2 of 2284)

You dirty.

Rendered - 14 May 2019 17:26:38 (#3 of 2284)

Horny Aga has clearly heard about the Icelandic BDSM band.

Agaliarept - 14 May 2019 17:57:39 (#4 of 2284)

Heh, I read about them today.

Still not enough for me to put up with watching that sludgefest.

diomu_II - 14 May 2019 19:07:11 (#5 of 2284)

Campy



WTF?

RosyLovelady - 14 May 2019 19:19:18 (#6 of 2284)

It's the American way of saying "camp".

Jacob_Richter - 14 May 2019 19:42:20 (#7 of 2284)

Here's your reality check:

On Nakba day, why is Israel hosting Eurovision?

Expo Tel Aviv, like many other parts of the city, was built on land originally expropriated from the Palestinian village of al-Sheikh Muwannis and villages close by.

Like many others, the village was evacuated by the use of Israeli terror and brute force after 1948, and then demolished. This ugly history has not gone; it will hang over all the singing and the dancing at the Expo Centre.

Twenty minutes away from the Eurovision festivities lies the Gaza Strip, a tormented land of siege, poverty and hunger, of Israel's own making. Eighty per cent of the population is aid-dependent, unemployment runs at between 50 and 70 percent, shortages of basic materials are frequent and severe, and hospitals can barely cope with the sick and wounded.

https://www.middleeasteye.net/opinion/rewarding-apartheid-why-israel-no-place-eurovision-song-contest

Winner - 14 May 2019 19:42:57 (#8 of 2284)

Fuck off.

Rendered - 14 May 2019 19:44:50 (#9 of 2284)

Hahaha

uranrising - 14 May 2019 19:49:39 (#10 of 2284)

According to Michael Rubin, a scholar in the American Enterprise Institute, MEE and its chief editor David Hearst were noted to have exclusive access to Hamas news content in their articles.[6][7][8] David Hearst was also noted by Rubin to have penned editorials praising and defending the Muslim brotherhood.[6][9][10] According to Rubin, The Middle East Eye website was registered by a former employee of Interpal, which is a United Kingdom-based charity designated by the US Treasury Department as a financial supporter of Hamas.[6]

According to the Hudson Institute, MEE and Middle East Monitor were launched by Muslim Brotherhood affiliates as an alternative to the Qatari based Al Jazeera to provide western readers the Muslim Brotherhood point of view.[11]

from the Wiki entry for Middle East Eye.

So a solidly objective source. Jolly good.

HouseOfLametta - 14 May 2019 19:52:16 (#11 of 2284)

Yeah. Israel isn’t occupied Palestinian Land.

Where do people get their ideas?

Jacob_Richter - 14 May 2019 19:59:05 (#12 of 2284)

Right wing American think tanks, like in #10. The last thing they want is accurate information on ME from independent journalists.

I'll leave it there - but uran - be careful what and who you believe and look up Ghada Kharmi.

indlovubill - 14 May 2019 20:05:17 (#13 of 2284)

Eurovision

Totally ruined by 'democracy' was far better when neighbouring countries gave each other douze points and the UK got fuck-all.

MorrisMitchener - 14 May 2019 20:08:36 (#14 of 2284)

I've got a semi on.

For an hour, anyway.

Then I'm going to watch something more enjoyable, something with a higher entertainment value, with a greater sense of joie de vivre.



Chernobyl on Sky Atlantic.

kvelertak - 14 May 2019 20:10:28 (#15 of 2284)

I will be in Berlin for a long weekend. Not too sure I want to spend my Saturday night watching Eurovision there.

MorrisMitchener - 14 May 2019 20:15:26 (#16 of 2284)

The Cypriot pervstrel looks fun. The song is pure cheese and a bit ordinary though.

uranrising - 14 May 2019 20:16:27 (#17 of 2284)

...be careful what and who you believe ...

Totally agree with that, and now on to E.S.C.

MorrisMitchener - 14 May 2019 20:23:04 (#18 of 2284)

Finland keep asking us to "look away". Jeez, fuck off then if you're going to be like that!

MorrisMitchener - 14 May 2019 20:26:00 (#19 of 2284)

Ah, Poland's entry. The song is as advertised - a kind of pop take on the songs from recent arthouse smash Cold War. It is very good and I'll be amazed and disappointed if it doesn't make the cut for Saturday.

southwesterly - 14 May 2019 20:26:27 (#20 of 2284)

Poland is great. Live this song.

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