🌈 The Eurovision rainbow: Celebrating Pride

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June is the international month of Pride around the world (or at least in the northern hemisphere anyway).

Eurovision is a safe space for many in the LGBTIQ+ communities and an event not to be missed.

Michael, Liam and Io share some queer Eurovision classics, along with some newer tracks from favourite queer contestants, in this Pride special.

How did Conchita help Io on their journey?

What’s with the Nordic openness to all things queer?

Why do we think queer communities are drawn to the contest?

Are there any pride classics that we missed? Share them on the socials.

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The songs

Ketil Stokkan – Romeo (Norway 1986)

PΓ‘ll Γ“skar πŸ³οΈβ€πŸŒˆ – Djöfull er ΓΎaΓ° gott [Icelandic: Damn that’s good]

Saara Aalto πŸ³οΈβ€πŸŒˆ – Monsters (Finland 2018)

Marija Ε erifoviΔ‡ πŸ³οΈβ€πŸŒˆ – Nije Ljubav To [Serbian: That’s not love]

Jean-Claude Pascal πŸ³οΈβ€πŸŒˆ – Nous Les Amoureux [We are lovers] (Luxembourg 1961)

Andrzej Piaseczny πŸ³οΈβ€πŸŒˆ – Przedostatni [Polish: Penultimate]

Conchita Wurst πŸ³οΈβ€πŸŒˆ – Rise Like a Phoenix (Austria 2014)

DQ πŸ³οΈβ€πŸŒˆ – All With Love

Dana International πŸ³οΈβ€πŸŒˆπŸ³οΈβ€βš§οΈ – Diva (Israel 1998)

Duncan Laurence πŸ³οΈβ€πŸŒˆ – Stars

Sestre πŸ³οΈβ€πŸŒˆ – Samo Ljubezen (Slovenia 2002)

KEiiNO πŸ³οΈβ€πŸŒˆ – UNBREAKABLE

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