Eurovision 2015 in the Wall Street Journal

This year I was lucky enough to cover the Eurovision Song Contest again! It was the sixtieth anniversary and as well as heading to Vienna, I went to a fascinating conference in London beforehand, with Eurovision winners, academics, TV producers and fans discussing the social, political and artistic impact of everyone’s favorite geopolitical kitsch extravaganza.

You can read my piece about hidden political messages in the songs, a world exclusive about Eurovision and Chile in the 70s, and my coverage of the night itself. Vienna did a fantastic job of hosting — the stage was incredible!