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1. For All Ukrainians

Now more than ever, every victory is important for Ukraine. This will further raise the morale of the Ukrainians, which is so needed now. We won not for ourselves, but for all Ukrainians."

–  Oleg Psyuk, member of Kalush Orchestra, winners of Eurovision 2022.
Tags: war in ukraine, Ukrainians, culture, music, eurovision
2. Trolling Horse People

“For those not familiar with the lyrics of this song, I recommend it. It’s some horse people and absolute drivel. I simply don’t understand what it is. What is it about?... Somehow everything is very strange, mildly speaking.”

– On March 31, Russia’s Speaker of the Federation Council Valentina Matvienko commented on the lyrics of “Russian Woman,” a song that the Russian-Tajik artist Manizha, who is known for her feminist activism, will soon be performing at Eurovision.

Tags: music, feminism, eurovision, manizha
3. Earth Hour, Eurovision, and Eggs

In this week's Odder News, the lights go out for Earth Hour; egg sandwiches get their due; and a huge crack opens up in a St. Petersburg apartment building.

Tags: earth hour, belarus, st. petersburg, breakfast, sex, eurovision
4. Who is Manizha?

Singer, activist, and Eurovision prospect Manizha uses her art to both mock and baffle her critics. 

Tags: humor, video, racism, sexism, pop music, feminism, eurovision
5. Star Wars, Speedos, and Superstars

In this week's Odder News: move over Star Wars, make way for Eurovision, and pack your Speedo.

Tags: neva river, peter-paul fortress, pop music, eurovision, yakutsk, Star Wars, cosplay
6. Russia's Pop King

Are you familiar with one of Russia’s most well-known musicians?

Tags: eurovision, pop
7. Eurovision Revisited

“It's nice to receive such news from Europe!”

- Ukrainian singer Ani Lorak on winning the revote for Eurovision 2008

Tags: Ukraine, eurovision
8. Poetic Graffiti, Self-Isolation, and Skyrocketing Views

“On the day of his 80th birthday, Brodsky returned to Pestel Street—he is looking directly at his balcony in the house where he lived, those same one and a half rooms from where he left forever. But poets always return.”

– Creators of a large graffiti display depicting the poet Joseph Brodsky

Tags: eurovision, Moscow, brodsky
9. They're Back!

Little Big continues to delight fans. Another million-liked video to end your week.

Tags: eurovision, YouTube
10. Little Big: Where are they now?

The former Eurovision competitors have been staying busy during quarantine.

Tags: eurovision, coronavirus

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