Boo if you dare.
Parlez-vous Eurovision? The contest may seem more monolingual than ever, but it remains a multicultural event.
Not all eyes are on the prize: Eurovision is often as much about undeclared alliances, voting blocs and political paybacks.
Andres Putting (EBU)/Eurovision
For the first time, Australians can vote for this year's Eurovision winner. But it's as much a political battlefield as a song contest -- so hopefully the Russians have forgotten the “shirtfront”.
SBS’s support for Eurovision has been rewarded with our inclusion this year in the contest.
EPA/ Joerg Carstensen
Yesterday, it was announced that for the first time, Australia would be given a competitive place in the Eurovision Song Contest. Not only this, but Australians can also vote (and let’s not overlook the…