You see we all think it is just some fun, and it is but it is huge fun and a massive thing to stage and organise. It isn't easy to get all these cultures together and celebrate together. It looks like a big jamboree and that's what it is but to create community takes a lot of diplomacy and determination and listening.

It seemed it was all about to fall apart at Eurovision Song Contest this year. It's just another example of the world moving paradigms and become more isolationist (did you know the original word for isolationism was americanism?). In a sort of seriousness, we can't let the Eurovision Song Contest fail for the sake of us all.


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