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Eurovision Song Contest returns despite coronavirus pandemic
World

Eurovision Song Contest returns despite coronavirus pandemic

ROTTERDAM, Netherlands (AP) — Pounding beats? Check. Uplifting lyrics? Check. Huge, backlit white wings? Check. After last year’s Eurovision Song…
On Eurovision final day, Israelis cheer as Palestinians protest
Middle East

On Eurovision final day, Israelis cheer as Palestinians protest

TEL AVIV (Reuters) – As singers made last-minute preparations for the Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv on Saturday, Israeli…
Palestinians mark anniversary of mass displacement
Middle East

Palestinians mark anniversary of mass displacement

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Palestinians on Wednesday marked the 71st anniversary of their mass displacement during the 1948…
Eurovision hopefuls tune up in Israel amid boycott calls
Middle East

Eurovision hopefuls tune up in Israel amid boycott calls

Europe’s popular annual fest of kitsch and outrageous fashion kicks off Tuesday in Tel Aviv, with Israel hoping the Eurovision…
Ukraine drops Eurovision singer over Russia row
Music

Ukraine drops Eurovision singer over Russia row

KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s national broadcaster has dropped the singer who was meant to represent the country at the Eurovision…
Boycott Israel’s ‘artwashed’ Eurovision 2019, pro-Palestinian activists say
Middle East

Boycott Israel’s ‘artwashed’ Eurovision 2019, pro-Palestinian activists say

  TEL AVIV, Israel (Reuters) – As Tel Aviv gears up to host the Eurovision Song Contest, pro-Palestinian activists are…
Israeli music scene jolted by international boycott movement
Middle East

Israeli music scene jolted by international boycott movement

  JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s Meteor Festival was meant to bring together indie groups from around the world in what…
From afar, wildcard Australia indulges love of Eurovision
Art news

From afar, wildcard Australia indulges love of Eurovision

Australia is a land of immigrants, which goes some way to explaining why people across the vast continent will dress…
Aussie idol set to rock Eurovision kitsch fest
Culture

Aussie idol set to rock Eurovision kitsch fest

The world's most famous kitsch pop competition -- the Eurovision Song Contest -- will be held in Vienna on Saturday…
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