Eurovision 2019 winner, Duncan Laurence, has given his thoughts on what the United Kingdom can do to improve at the Eurovision Song Contest.
Duncan Laurence, the winner of the Eurovision Song Contest 2019, has spoken to the BBC, about how the UK could improve its results at the contest.
The singer who won last nights contest with the song “Arcade” told the BBC that:
I think the UK does well, but I think the UK could up a bit with the entry because you have a lot of amazing songwriters, a lot of amazing artists unknown or relatively unknown, send them, send them.
Despite being the bookies’ favourite, the Netherlands’ Duncan Laurence looked shocked at being named the winner//Crimson Tazvinzwa
Iceland’s Eurovision act could be punished after displaying Palestinian flags during the live song contest, organisers have confirmed.
Hatari, a leather-clad bondage punk trio, were critical of Israel before Saturday’s grand finale, and even challenged the country’s prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, to a “friendly match of traditional Icelandic trouser grip wrestling”.
Madonna has sparked controversy with her Eurovision Song Contest performance after her backing dancers displayed Iraeli and Palestinian flags was not an approved part of the act, organisers said.
The pop star, 60, defied calls from pro-Palestinian activists to cancel her gig in Tel Aviv, saying beforehand she wanted to create “a new path toward peace”.
During her performance at the final, Madonna’s backing dancers were seen wearing Israel and Palestine flags on their backs.
Eurovision has now confirmed they were not an approved part of the show and Madonna has “been made aware” the event is supposed to be “non-political”.
Eurovision said: “In the live broadcast of the Eurovision Song Contest Grand Final, two of Madonna’s dancers briefly displayed the Israeli and Palestinian flags on the back of their outfits.
Looks like Michael Jackson’s youngest child, Blanket, is a Marvel fan.
The 17-year-old son of the late singer made a rare appearance on social media thanks to his older brother, 22-year-old Prince. Prince shared a group photo on Instagram of an outing to see Avengers: Endgame over the weekend, and Blanket is seen in the middle, wearing a gray Marvel shirt and flashing a big smile. Meanwhile, Prince is seen on the far left, kneeling down.
“#Endgame,” Prince captioned the photo.