My Recap of Semi Final 2

Last night’s Semi Final started just like the first one, with the three young white male hosts who, in some inexplicable way, are supposed to embody this year’s slogan Celebrate Diversity. Unsurprisingly, their appearance in this week’s second broadcast turned out to be just as embarrassing as the first one, in true Eurovision tradition.

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My Recap of Semi Final 1

So, this is what happened in yesterday’s Semi Final in Kyiv. The contest, whose slogan of the year is Celebrate Diversity, is hosted by three young white males. A lot of people find that quite odd. Eurovision hosts generally don’t get too much love from the fans or the viewers (if your name isn’t Petra Mede, then you become an icon).

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My guide to ESC Semi Final 1

Let’s start this Eurovision week with a bang, bringing out one of this year’s favourites on stage at once. Robin Bengtsson has a current ranking of third place in this year’s competition according to the bookmakers of the world, after Portugal in second and just before Bulgaria who’s currently in fourth. Wa-a-ay ahead of all the others though is Italy, who’s already qualified for the Grand Final on Saturday being one of the Big Five.

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