Eurovision – This is serious business in Ireland!

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The 2022 edition of the Great European Musical and Television Show will take place on May 10, 12 and 14 in Turin, Italy. Ireland will enter the second semi-final on May 12, hoping to save their record of 7 wins!

Ireland hope to find at least one final with its representative Brooke and Song It’s rich. Twenty-six years later, Ireland have finally won the tournament. The last Irish success was actually the beautiful Emir Quinn and her Celtic anthem from 1996 onwards. Sound.

Record victories for Ireland

Few people know if there has been a famine for more than twenty-five years, but Ireland have remained the country with the most records since joining the competition in 1965. With seven wins (1970, 1980, 1987, 1992, 1993, 1994 and 1996), it is the country that has won the Eurovision the most times.

He is the only player to have won three consecutive wins in 1992, 1993 and 1994, and has therefore hosted Eurovision three times in a row. Beyond that, only the Irish artist Johnny Logan won the competition twice in 1980 as a performer. What about another year With seven years later Catch me now. He was also a lyricist Why me? Interpreted by Linda Martin, who led Ireland to victory in 1992. That is why he is nicknamed “Mr. Eurovision”.

Brooke, Ireland’s Representative to Eurovision 2022, was first named finalist for the 2020 edition of The Voice UK and was eventually ranked third. Website ofEurovision Specify the title It’s rich Brooke was a direct influence on Blondie, a legendary artist of the 70’s.

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Sweden is under surveillance

So the foils of the Irish public television channel RTÉ shone through in the history of Eurovision, and many records are far from threatened. However, one of them may fall this year. Sweden, who won the 2015 edition, definitely have six wins, so there is a chance to set a record!

Note that France has won the match five times.

Although many criticize this competition and the turnaround it has adopted in recent years (Americanization, mainstream, etc.), it is undeniable that this competition is unique to Europe and can symbolize the sharing of a particular culture and a common heritage. Sharing a moment of celebration and joy!

The Irish won the Eurovision

1970 Everything of all kinds, Of Dana.

1980 What about another yearWritten by Johnny Logan.

1987 Catch me nowWritten by Johnny Logan.

1992 Why me?Linda Martin.

1993 In your eyesNiyam Kawani.

1994 Rock and rolll ChildrenPaul Harrington and McGittigan.

1996 SoundEmir Quinn.

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