Eurovision Song Contest

Is This The Face Of The UK's Next 'Eurovision' Winner?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.07.2014 | UK Entertainment

It sounds like Josie Cunningham is hoping to win over some new European fans, after it’s been claimed she’s hoping to represent the UK in next yea...

Conchita Wurst Dazzles At Cannes

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 23.05.2014 | UK Entertainment

She’s been the name on everyone’s lips since winning the Eurovision Song Contest earlier this month, so it seems only right that Conchita Wurst wo...

'Eurovision Winner Conchita Wurst Is To Blame For Balkan Floods'

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 23.05.2014 | UK

Eurovision victor and bearded Austrian drag queen Conchita Wurst is being blamed for severe flooding in the Balkans. Patriarch Irinej of the Serbi...

Last Thoughts on Conchita Wurst & World War III

Justin Huggler | Posted 15.07.2014 | UK Entertainment
Justin Huggler

All Conchita's done is put the bearded lady right back where she always was. What is Eurovision but a successor of the old carnivals and freak shows, where anarchy and disorder were kept safely contained? You could get your cheap thrill staring at the weird and different, and still sleep easy in your bed at night.

Eurovision - Sticking It to the Man Since 1956

Marta-Emilia Bona | Posted 13.07.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Marta-Emilia Bona

Eurovision has always been the embodiment of everything that is weird and wonderful about Europe. Although trends change and the boundaries of what constitutes 'outrageous' shift with every competition, Eurovision has continued to be a citadel of glittery splendour...

WATCH: Poland's Eurovision Entry, Set To The Benny Hill Theme

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.05.2014 | UK Comedy

Donatan & Cleo may not have won Eurovision - but they won the hearts of Eurovision viewers. The male ones, at least. And this new video surely had ...

Copenhagen 2014: A Look Back

Alexander Leivesley | Posted 11.07.2014 | UK Entertainment
Alexander Leivesley

It was Conchita Wurst of Austria who stole the night. Her song 'Rise Like a Phoenix', was incredibly reminiscent of an old Bond theme, and ran away with the competition, racking up a total of 290 points. But it wasn't just her song that won it...

PHOTOS: Conchita Wurst's Beard Takes The Internet by Storm

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.05.2014 | UK

Conchita Wurst, a bearded drag act from Austria won the Eurovision Song Contest with her song 'Rise Like a Phoenix' and then instantly took the intern...

Guess Which Pop Star This Is...

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.05.2014 | UK Entertainment

Eurovision winner Conchita Wurst has attracted just as much as attention for her looks as her singing and new pictures reveal what the singer looked l...

Molly Thanks Fans After Finishing 17th

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.05.2014 | UK Entertainment

The UK’s Eurovision contestant Molly Smitten-Downes has tweeted her thanks to fans after finishing seventeenth in the competition. The Leicester...

Austria's Win Delights Eurovision Fans

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.05.2014 | UK Entertainment

Eurovision fans took to Twitter to congratulate Austria’s Conchita Wurst following her win on Saturday night. The drag act received plenty of att...

Eurovision Molly Focuses On Performances, Not Winning

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.05.2014 | UK Entertainment

The UK’s Eurovision Song Contest act Molly has spoken ahead of her live performance in Copenhagen this weekend. She’ll be one of 26 acts from a...

What Kind Of Week Has It Been? 9 May 2014

Paddy Duffy | Posted 08.07.2014 | UK Politics
Paddy Duffy

With a fortnight to go before people go to the ballot (or more to the point, go 'Oh Christ, was that today?') election fever has firmly gripped the political classes, and some are sweating more buckets than others.

Eurovision 2014: Everything You Need To Know

The Huffington Post UK | Matt Bagwell | Posted 09.05.2014 | UK Entertainment

The Eurovision Song Contest is almost upon us once again and for the first time in years the UK's entry, 'Children Of the Universe' by Molly is actual...

Eurovision: UK Entry Molly Talks About Her Chances

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.05.2014 | UK Entertainment

The Eurovision Song Contest's UK entries haven't fared too well in recent years. Whether it was the pop-tastic Blue, the crooning skills of Engelb...

WATCH: Eurovision's Bearded Lady 'Just Wants Acceptance'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.05.2014 | UK Entertainment

The Eurovision Song Contest is nursing its annual controversy, this year in the form of one bearded lady from Austria, 25-year-old Conchita Wurst. ...

Eurovision 2014: Ones to Watch

Kaushik Ray | Posted 05.07.2014 | UK Entertainment
Kaushik Ray

Eurovision officially kicks off on Tuesday 6 May at 8pm UK time from Copenhagen with the first semi-final. To help you through the semis and Saturday's Grand Final, I've picked my ones to watch below...

Caroline Frost

EUROVISION SONG CONTEST: Is This The Best Winner Ever?

HuffingtonPost.com | Caroline Frost | Posted 14.05.2014 | UK Entertainment

In the six decades of the Eurovision Song Contest, trying to get a disparate bunch of voters from all corners of the continent to decide whether a Bav...

How to Enjoy Eurovision Properly

Leigh Jones | Posted 05.07.2014 | UK Entertainment
Leigh Jones

Such is our love for the annual procession of weirdness that the 'Eurovision party' is actually a thing now. As a lover of Eurovision, here are the three golden rules that I follow when watching Eurovision. You should follow them too if you want to have the correct kind of fun.

Eurovision: War and Politics on Primetime TV

Kaushik Ray | Posted 28.06.2014 | UK Entertainment
Kaushik Ray

Given Eurovision's conception and birth and its formative years took place in Western continental Europe, it is fair to say that Western Europe remains at its historical and cultural heart.

WATCH: Is This Going To Win Eurovision For Us?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.05.2014 | UK Entertainment

The United Kingdom’s Eurovision 2014 representative Molly has launched the official video for ‘Children of the Universe’. On 10 May, Molly will...

BBC Finally Takes Eurovision Seriously Again

Kaushik Ray | Posted 03.05.2014 | UK Entertainment
Kaushik Ray

Molly Smitten-Downes is the artist (in these class-conscious pop days, she is being recast as the much more approachable "Molly" as though one earns a mono-nomic moniker with a debut song). Her song, "Children of the Universe" is being premiered via the BBC Red Button at 19.30 GMT on Monday 3rd March.

Eurovision: The Joy and Financial Pitfalls of It All

Andrew Ian Dodge | Posted 22.07.2013 | UK Entertainment
Andrew Ian Dodge

Last weekend marked the finale of the annual extravaganza of Europop and European spirit called Eurovision. In it, countries put their best musical foot forward to beat the rest of Europe for Eurovision glory. The winner has to host the next year's event. A bit of a financially poisoned chalice of sorts.

Denmark's Emmelie De Forest Crowned Eurovision Winner

PA | Posted 20.05.2013 | UK Entertainment

The UK was holding out for a hero - but in the event Bonnie Tyler was totally eclipsed by bookies' favourite Denmark at the Eurovision Song Contest to...

Still Fizzing With Eurovision Favourite, Three Decades On

PA | Posted 17.07.2013 | UK Entertainment

Bucks Fizz hit 'Making Your Mind Up' has been named the nation's favourite UK Eurovision song more than three decades after its triumph. Listeners ...