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Hundreds of millions of people watch the Eurovision song contest every year – the competition has a huge impact. Despite the ban, political appear on the starting field from to time.

Eurovision rules against political contributions

The organizer of the competition , EBU, has rules that all competing must adhere to.

– It says that the Eurovision song contest is a non-political event. You must not politicize the contributions and you must ensure that Eurovision is not in any way disgraced, says Eurovision expert Bella Qvist.

ported from Eurovision 2022

After President ’s and Russia’s invasion of , there was a debate about whether Russia should be allowed to compete. Finally, Russia’s contribution from Eurovision 2022 was ported to .

– The EBU used the rules which said that it could be disgraceful for Eurovision, says Bella Qvist.

Ukraine strongly tipped victory – hear the quick guide to Eurovision 2022

With archive sound from the Eurovision song contest 1974, 2012, 2013, and 2015 with the commentators Ursula Richter and Carolina Norén.

Participants: Bella Qvist, journalist at Swedish and expert at the Eurovision song contest

Host: Marcus Nilsson

Producer: Susanna Hållbus and Julia Juhlin Karlsson

Technician: Brady Javier and Behzad Mehrnoosh


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