Friday, May 15, 2009

Eurovision Song Contest Finals Are Saturday: 25 Finalists Now Revealed

Following two semifinals held earlier this week, the finalists for the 2009 Eurovision song contest are now known. Read Shane Jarvis discuss the merits of the contest, and David Sim handicap the field of 25, both for the Telegraph.

Interesting geopolitics in light of recent moves toward normalizing diplomacy between Armenia & Turkey, as well as Armenia & Azerbaijan, since Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Turkey have all arrived at the finals.

Here's Armenia's entry, "Jan Jan," performed by Inga & Anush:

And if you'd like to learn their "nor par" (new dance), here's a short video to help:

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