Eurovision Song Contest

Why The Global Fight For LGBT Equality Starts At Home

Liam Beattie | Posted 18.05.2017 | UK
Liam Beattie

The rights of LGBT people to live free from, discrimination and fear are far from won. Visibility is our strength in challenging discriminatory attitudes both at home and overseas. The fight for justice continues and with that so should our sheer determination to do something about it. In the words of Conchita Wurst, "We are unity and we are unstoppable".

The 10 Best Things About Last Night's Eurovision Final

The Huffington Post | Caroline Frost | Posted 14.05.2017 | UK Entertainment

Last night saw the crowning of a brand new Eurovision champion, and it was a humble Portuguese teenager who was put on the throne, with his sweet ball...

Streaker Shows Bare-Faced Cheek At Eurovision With Stage Invasion During Interval Act

The Huffington Post | Caroline Frost | Posted 13.05.2017 | UK Entertainment

Although Portugal won the Eurovision Song Contest this weekend in Ukraine by a resounding margin, one of the more memorable stage performances of the ...

Portugal Wins Eurovision 2017 With 'Victory For Traditional Music'

The Huffington Post | Caroline Frost | Posted 14.05.2017 | UK Entertainment

Portugal won the Eurovision Song Contest on Saturday night in impressive style, sealing victory with both the jury vote and the popular vote. In a fi...

EUROVISION EXCLUSIVE: UK's Lucie Jones Has Charmed Kiev Crowd' - Will They Forgive Brexit?

The Huffington Post | Caroline Frost | Posted 13.05.2017 | UK Entertainment

Fears that Brexit has put paid to the UK’s entry’s chances of ever being able to show its face again at the Eurovision Song Contest can be laid to...

Eurovision: We Count Down The 10 Best Interval Acts Ever

The Huffington Post | Caroline Frost | Posted 13.05.2017 | UK Entertainment

The Eurovision Song Contest’s interval act is always the topic of much discussion - sometimes becoming much more than the moment to sneak a cup of t...

Eurovision: It's Not 'Gay Christmas' For LGBT+ Ukrainians

Steve Taylor | Posted 12.05.2017 | UK Entertainment
Steve Taylor

We'll see a sanitised Kiev on our screens this weekend, with Eurovision taking place in a huge arena with a massive security operation that will show you nothing of the reality of the situation outside. There will certainly be 'high camp', and it might well be 'gay Christmas', but only inside the arena.

It Looks Like The UK Could Be In With A Chance Of Winning Eurovision After All

The Huffington Post | Ashley Percival | Posted 11.05.2017 | UK Entertainment

While most of us are not exactly holding out hope of us winning Eurovision this year, Lucie Jones actually looks like she could be in with a shot. Th...

EUROVISION: Australian Isaiah Hits A Duff Note, But The Party's Just Starting Down Under

The Huffington Post | Caroline Frost | Posted 10.05.2017 | UK Entertainment

Last night’s Eurovision Song Contest first semi-final saw some shocks - Montenegro’s exit among them - but one of the surprises was the success of...

EUROVISION: What The Gorilla In Italy's Entry Really Means

The Huffington Post | Caroline Frost | Posted 10.05.2017 | UK Entertainment

On Saturday evening, if the bookies have it right, Italy’s entry will walk off with the trophy at this year’s Eurovision Song Contest. Francesco ...

Eurovision In Ukraine - A Stunning Country With Warm And Resilient People

Diane Chandler | Posted 10.05.2017 | UK
Diane Chandler

While I moved on twenty years ago, a little piece of Ukraine climbed into my heart and has stayed there. So much so that my first novel, The Road to Donetsk, was set in Ukraine.

EUROVISION: The 6 Most Memorable Things In The First Semi-Final

The Huffington Post | Caroline Frost | Posted 09.05.2017 | UK Entertainment

The 62nd Eurovision Song Contest swings into action tonight (Tuesday 9 May) with the first semi-final from Kiev, Ukraine. Although the UK gets an aut...

Has The UK Got A Chance At Eurovision? Here's What Lucie Jones Has To Offer...

The Huffington Post | Caroline Frost | Posted 10.05.2017 | UK Entertainment

The Eurovision Song Contest is taking place this week in the Ukraine which means, once again, the world’s biggest, most colourful and diverse group ...

EUROVISION 2017: Katrina Is Back, With A Very Special Role

The Huffington Post | Caroline Frost | Posted 08.05.2017 | UK Entertainment

In a fitting tribute to the 20th anniversary of her great win for the UK with her band Katrina and the Waves, Katrina Leskanich will be returning to t...

Eurovision 2017 - Ones To Watch

Kaushik Ray | Posted 09.05.2017 | UK Entertainment
Kaushik Ray

Let's face it, nobody - neither record producers nor the record-buying public - is watching Eurovision looking for a global star.

What's The Best UK Eurovision Entry Of All Time? We Count Down Our Top 10

The Huffington Post | Caroline Frost | Posted 03.05.2017 | UK Entertainment

20 years ago today, Katrina and the Waves did the unthinkable and grabbed glory for the UK at the Eurovision Song Contest. With their foot-stamping c...

‘Into It' Podcast: ‘Emmerdale' Rape Complaints, ‘Star Wars' Gay Romance Rumours And Madonna Biopic Drama

Into It | Posted 28.04.2017 | UK Entertainment
Into It

In the new episode of 'Into It', the team is debating whether the idea of a TV watershed is outdated, in light of the complaints from 'Emmerdale' viewers over a polarising rape scene which aired earlier this week.

Russia Quits Eurovision Following Ukraine's Ban On Its Contestant

The Huffington Post | Rachel McGrath | Posted 14.04.2017 | UK Entertainment

Russia has pulled out of this year’s Eurovision Song Contest, it has been confirmed. This year’s event will take place in Ukraine and last month,...

Ukraine Has Banned The Russian Eurovision Entrant From The Song Contest

The Huffington Post | Ashley Percival | Posted 23.03.2017 | UK Entertainment

Ukraine has banned Russian Eurovision entrant, Julia Samoilova, from performing at this year’s Song Contest. The singer has been barred from enteri...

Graham Norton Isn't Feeling Too Confident About Our Eurovision Chances This Year

The Huffington Post | Ashley Percival | Posted 01.03.2017 | UK Entertainment

As the voice of Eurovision in the UK, you’d think Graham Norton would be backing us all the way ahead of this year’s competition, but it seems he...

Lucie Jones Confirmed For Eurovision, But Where Are The Other Stars Of 'X Factor' 2009 Now?

The Huffington Post | Daniel Welsh | Posted 30.01.2017 | UK Entertainment

The British public has spoken, and this year we’ll be seeing Lucie Jones represent us at the Eurovision Song Contest, with her song, ‘Never Give U...

We Now Know Who Will Represent The UK At Eurovision This Year

The Huffington Post | Ashley Percival | Posted 28.01.2017 | UK Entertainment

Former ‘X Factor’ star Lucie Jones has been chosen to represent the UK at the Eurovision Song Contest this year. The singer won selection show ...

The Six Hopefuls For The UK's Eurovision Entry Are ALL Former 'X Factor' Contestants

The Huffington Post | Ashley Percival | Posted 23.01.2017 | UK Entertainment

The six hopefuls battling it out to represent the UK at Eurovision this year have been revealed - and you might just recognise them. ALL of this year...

'Strictly Come Dancing' Judge Bruno Tonioli Lands Eurovision Role

The Huffington Post | Ashley Percival | Posted 23.01.2017 | UK Entertainment

‘Strictly Come Dancing’ judge Bruno Tonioli has landed a role in this year’s Eurovision, having been announced as a judge on selection show ‘Y...

Ukraine's Eurovision Win and the Energies of Conflict

The London Magazine | Posted 15.06.2017 | UK Entertainment
The London Magazine

The Eurovision Song Contest, a flashy, riotous and at times absurd jamboree, has ceased to be about talent and the enjoyment of friendly competition. ...