Results: Eurovision Song Contest 2011
We’ve been had! Watching the results of the Eurovision Song Contest 2011 was a real jaw dropper. The best acts of the evening Austria, Georgia, and Ireland were almost completely passed over for musical pablum that passes for pop. Why did the character-full Moldavians or the laid back Italian, or Icelandic groups not garner more votes? Before they were announced, I could guess with incredible precision the winner of each country’s 12 points based on their geographic location. Butter the bread of your neighbor should be the slogan for the song contest. Feel your heart beat? Not for the high-placed acts in the results…..
reviewed by Gary Levinson