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Eurovision 2010

Eurovision 2010


Eurovision is a freaking joke-goldmine to me!

Norway won last year, so they hosted. This was their song this year http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dATI0iblbZo

Sweden didn’t get in this year, and usually they’re among the favourites. The Swedes were not happy about that at all, and there has been a lot of talk about boycotting Eurovision next year. The song that didn’t get in http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RJFxV-pbRB4&playnext_from=TL&videos=67lNKxMIvYk

Finland didn’t get in either, but they didn’t make much of a fuss. Their song http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vhcGUy8KeQE&playnext_from=TL&videos=7Avxetrdz_k

Iceland gave 12 points to Denmark but only got 3 in return. They were not happy about that at all, and they have made Facebook groups just to complain about that. Their song http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iFrGSAKB5bo

Denmark ended up as number 4, which pissed the Swedes off because the song writer originally offered it to them but they said no, so instead Denmark chose it. Denmark’s song http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WBUHxPNQa1w&playnext_from=TL&videos=V_FNr_ofmvk

Spain had trouble with a fan who ran onto the stage and meddled with the dancers. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-iF0iI3YfUU&playnext_from=TL&videos=E9j7fyiuU6E

Greece had a very testerone fuiled show and “OPA!” has become a quite popular word. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wPHOFpdP_Cc&playnext_from=TL&videos=I4Jc-U3Rg-w

UK came in last as they often do. They say it's because everybody hates the. Their song http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Dc5yza1kQk&playnext_from=TL&videos=e9efo2C6E90

Turkey got in second place, and will be remembered for a long time for their “robot” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9XwlTisbPdw&playnext_from=TL&videos=8K_nhQSocbc

And of course Germany won with the song “Satellite” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qbM5l1ZPrHw&playnext_from=TL&videos=f58ugwRNUO4
I have to admit that I love when countries that enter with a minimal stage show wins. :)

Oh, and a small group of Americans had sneaked in were waving American flags. So out of place and silly. :XD:

And let's never forget the wonderful flash dance http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yiLUcYLLhnw&feature
Gotta' love the woman in the Swedish house who waves a gay pride flag. Oh Sweden, your closet is so transparent. :XD:


30th May 2010

Tagged in Iceland Denmark Sweden Germany Greece Turkey Norway Spain Finland England Eurovision America

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760 Comments:
 
13 days ago #9345057        

Meddle? XD



2 months ago #9331868        

I'm American, and this comic is what convinced me to watch the online stream of Eurovision once it rolls along this year.



Mecharic

21 M
2 months ago #9327998        

It's obvious from that last picture that Germany still has some conquistador tendencies... lol



2 months ago #9327486        

Eurovision always brings out the character in us Europeans :3.


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2 months ago #9325152        

Well, I did say that our song was horrible when it was chosen for the Eurovision. God, I hate that song.



Wizava

16 F
2 months ago #9322234        

poor Finland... but satellite was a good song...



2 months ago #9319258        

*crocodile tears to get ice cream*



6ArTrA6

15 F
3 months ago #9302566        

I love how Denmark shoos Iceland away. And how Germany crashes down on them with a satellite. And basically everything else.



4 months ago #9300093        

@AdrianRO get outta here. > : (



AdrianRO

18 M
6 months ago #9267183        

Am I the only one who thinks that Sweden's song that year wasn't good enough to qualify?



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