Cocktails, Hors D’oeuvres and Rockets: The Politics of Eurovision

The Gaza missiles ahead of the Tel Aviv event are 'unprecedented,' experts say, but politics has always been a part of the song contest – from Holocaust survivors in Germany to anti-Putin protests by Ukraine

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The 2019 Eurovision Song Contest started with a bang literally. The very moment competitors took the stage in Tel Aviv to rehearse Saturday morning, rockets rained down on southern Israel, sending thousands...