Entries by Giannis Argyriou

Research: The Eurovision audience that votes for ethnic songs, votes for radical right-wing parties

For most of its 150 million-plus viewers, the Eurovision song contest is an unmissable annual extravaganza of glitter and tight trousers, a joyful celebration of silliness and a reminder of the impenetrability of other nations’ tastes in pop music. For three political scientists from the universities of Amsterdam and Tilburg, it is a massive mine of precious […]

Germany: More than 250 songs have already been submitted!

Details of Germany’s selection process for its participation in the 67th Eurovision Song Contest were announced earlier. Artists can submit their songs online at eurovision.de until midnight on 28 November. Already according to what has become known, more than 250 songs have been submitted! Germany’s public broadcaster (NDR) said it had held discussions with both […]

Eurovision 2023: Graham Norton confirms he won’t host Eurovision 2023!

Next year’s Eurovision Song Contest will not be hosted by Graham Norton. The author and presenter appeared to rule himself out from hosting duties during an interview on This Morning on Wednesday 28th September. Norton, who has been the show’s commentator since 2009, surprised This Morning hosts Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield when he asked them if […]

Eurovision 2023: Glasgow or Liverpool will host the upcoming contest!

Either Glasgow or Liverpool will host next year’s Eurovision Song Contest, after the shortlist of cities in contention was cut from seven to two. The announcement means Birmingham, Leeds, Manchester, Newcastle and Sheffield have missed out on the chance to stage the competition next May. The BBC said the two remaining cities, which both have […]