and France [link]
wore similar dresses. One more sparkley than the other.
Can't be seen in the video, but it started with a clip of the singer boxing the air on top of a house, followed by her singing of birds falling from rooftops...
The only way they could have made it cuter would be to have puppies perform the number.
was supposed to be a volcano, but I have to admit it reminded me more of an upside down ice cream cone because of her hair.
looked ever so adorably confused and like he was asking "I don't have any money. I hope this is good enough" which paled awfully next to Romania's [link]
glittery vampire that would send Edward Cullen running for his money.
had a man in a box, and was very close to winning.
And finally the Nordics.
had a lesbian kiss at the end of a song to her boyfriend.
had Marvel/Hollywood Thor.
had a super tight dress.
had a guy sweeping his dancers off their feet.
And Denmark [link]
won Eurovision with an *ahem* golden shower.
There was LOTS more going on, such as a giant [link]
and hipsters [link]
but dammit, I only have so much paper.
I do think it's rather sweet though that the winning song "Only Teardrops" is actually about Europe and a plea for everyone to get along.
22nd May 2013