Welcome! Euro friends - and any other friends lucky enough to be able to watch it live! Come join gillyp and myself as we ooh and ahh and engage in extreme sarcasm in real time!
There will be a series of threads in this post: one for each country, and general threads (as appropriate) to talk about the anticipation, the
I am going into it this year relatively unspoiled, as I only managed to catch the last half-hour of the second semi-final. I've seen a few short clips today with the sound down, however, which made it seem even more surreal than usual. There appeared to be a bearded lady, a man in a giant hamster wheel, and a pair of blonde siamese twins joined at the head... though I'm not entirely sure some of that wasn't a dream, maybe there was something weird in my coffee. Eurovision can't possibly be still that bizarre in the year of our lord twenty thousand and fourteen... CAN IT?