Moldova’s Eurovision 2022 entry reflects a sea change in the country’s politics and a geopolitical shift away from Russia and towards Europe. Continue reading Chișinău-Bucharest: Moldova On The Train from East to West
When it comes to national selections, the EBU prefers to keep its hands clean. But there are consequences. Continue reading How To Deal With Rigged National Finals
Music may be subjective, but when there are scores and places involved, that means there are numbers, and numbers don’t lie, right? So let’s see if the numbers reveal who really is “the best” at Eurovision. Continue reading Finding the “Best” Eurovision Country, with Data!
The questions of “What is Russia?” and “Who is Russian?” have been debated for decades, if not centuries, inside and outside of the country. Here’s how Manizha’s “Russian Woman” tries to answer them. Continue reading How Manizha Brought the Real Russia to This Year’s Eurovision
…every Eurovision is unique in its own way. Ever-changing political dynamics and global music trends all leave their mark on the contest and give every edition a little special something. Continue reading Eurovision 2021: What to Watch for in Rotterdam
You don’t last six decades without a strong tradition of governance, accountability, and adaptability. Continue reading Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Good Governance