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39 Of The Most WTF Eurovision Performances Of All Time

When Italy's lyrics included the line: "I love parking inattentively."

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1. When the United Kingdom's 2007 entry featured this very weird question.

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2. In 2015 when Austria set fire to a piano in the middle of their chorus.

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3. And a year later when Cyprus started their song with the most intense zoom I have ever seen.

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4. When Croatia's 2008 entry featured this DJ.

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5. When Belarus's 2016 entry started with a video of a naked man and a holographic wolf howling.

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6. When the start of Moldova's entry in 2010 featured this man on the fiddle spinning round and round.

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(This went on for quite some time.)

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7. When Bosnia's performance in 2008 started with these four women, followed by a man who raised his head from a dirty laundry basket.

They came 10th. The United Kingdom came 25th.
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They came 10th. The United Kingdom came 25th.

8. In 2013 when one of the Azerbaijan dancers performed in this giant glass case of emotion.

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9. When Ukraine's entry the same year started with a tall man dropping off the singer (before exiting).

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"You want to be dropped off here?" "Sure, here you go." "K thanks bye."

10. When Austria's Trackshittaz performed "Woki Mit Deim Popo" in 2012 with suggestive dance moves.

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11. In 2012 when San Marino stood in front of a laptop while singing: "You're logging in."

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"And then it begins..."

12. In 2006 when France performed with a toy cat round this man's shoulder like this.

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13. When Estonia in 2016 decided to do this magic trick while teasing you with some eye sex.

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They did not make it past the semi-finals.

14. When Greece did this magic trick in 2004.

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15. In 2014 when Romania performed with the most impractical keyboard in all existence.

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16. And that year Ukraine performed with a man in a hamster wheel, for absolutely no reason whatsoever.

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17. When Estonia's comedy act in 2008 involved women wearing not much clothing while holding pictures of onions and other various foods.

The artists then dry-humped a piano.
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The artists then dry-humped a piano.

18. In 2008 when Russia performed while a man wearing ice skates was dancing around them like this.

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19. When Romania's dubstep record featured this incredible zoom-in of this guy dressed up as Dracula.

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Graham Norton's commentary: "Cezar, there. Proving that just because you can do something, doesn't mean that you should."

20. When Poland's lyrics were literally this.

21. When Greece's lyrics were literally this.

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22. And when Poland's lyrics in 2017 were a bit off.

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23. Still, not as weird as Italy in 2014.

BEST LYRIC OF THE NIGHT #Eurovision #Italy cc @yplac

I've actually checked the lyrics and this is real.

24. When Lithuania's entry in 2006 was just these words over and over and over and over.

They came sixth. They still beat the UK.
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They came sixth. They still beat the UK.

25. When Israel performed this song in 2000, which you really should see in full.

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"OOOOOoooooooooooooooooOOOOOOOOO. BE HAPPY."

26. In 2014 when Poland tried to win by showing us how to churn butter (I think).

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27. Last year when Moldova performed like this.

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28. And performed like this in 2011.

Graham Norton's commentary: "There are flashing lights to this performance, but that's not the most disturbing part, as you'll see."
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Graham Norton's commentary: "There are flashing lights to this performance, but that's not the most disturbing part, as you'll see."

29. When Montenegro's 2013 entry was rapping astronauts.

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30. When Russia's entry in 2012 was this.

They came second.
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They came second.

31. When the Netherlands spoke in a language that they invented themselves in 2006.

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32. When a member of the audience invaded Spain's performance in 2010 and just joined in (he's the guy in the black T-shirt).

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33. When Ireland sent a turkey to Eurovision in 2008.

They didn't make it past the semi-finals.
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They didn't make it past the semi-finals.

34. When Bosnia and Herzegovina performed this very sexy dance move in 2004. (You really should see the whole performance.)

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35. When Belgium came up with this sexy dance move in 2013.

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36. And who could forget Ukraine's Verka Serduchka in 2007 with "Dancing Lasha Tumbai"?

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37. When Ireland's Jedward ended their song like this in 2012.

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38. When Lordi performed "Hard Rock Halleujah" in 2006 and actually won the whole titting competition.

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39. And then when Sweden hosted Eurovision in 2016 and the hosts did a spoof song featuring MANY of the performers in this article. It is brilliant.

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I fucking love the Eurovision Song Contest.

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