All posts tagged Eurovision

The double standards of Eurovision boycotters

EVERY year the Eurovision Song Contest sees political feuds and friendships exposed like a Bucks Fizz girl’s knickers, writes Richard Ferrer.

Madonna to perform at Eurovision in Israel

Madonna will perform at the Eurovision contest in Israel in May.

Standing up to the Eurovision boycott brigade

SBS is to be applauded for its principled stand. Eurovision is about music; keep politics out of it.

SBS threatens boycotters

EUROVISION broadcaster SBS has threatened to sue anti-Israel boycott activists for using its logo on their campaign materials.

Netta: Not a toy or a political football

Netta Barzilai not only defeated 42 other entrants at Eurovision 2018, she defeated global antipathy to Israel to win the competition. And the community rode a wave of emotions with her, cheering as she declared, "I love my country. Next time in Jerusalem".

Aussie Jews celebrate Netta’s Eurovision win

They didn't need prompting with the lyrics. The thousands of Israelis who descended on Tel Aviv's Rabin Square for the homecoming of Netta Barzilai knew her Eurovision-winning song word for word.