The Eurovision Song Contest 2012 was the 57th annual Eurovision Song Contest. It was held in Baku, Azerbaijan, following Azerbaijan's win in the 2011 Contest. The two semi-finals were held on 22 and 24 May 2012, and the final was held on 26 May 2012. Forty-two countries announced their participation in the contest, with Montenegro returning, having last taken part in 2009, and Poland and Armenia withdrawing.
It was won by singer Loreen from Sweden with the song "Euphoria". Russia finished second, Serbia third, host Azerbaijan finished fourth, and Albania fifth, its first Top 5 placing. Germany, Italy and Spain were the three members of the "Big Five" that managed to rank within the top 10, finishing in 8th, 9th and 10th places respectively. — wikipedia
Just in case you managed to survive the weekend without catching any of the 2012 Eurovision tunes, here’s three that I thought were worth a revisit.
And now for some music …
Nina Zilli – L’Amore È Femmina (Out Of Love)
Buranovskiye Babushki – Party For Everybody
Pasha Parfeny – Lăutar