17 Totally Ludicrous Eurovision Song Contest Moments

Over the years, the Eurovision Song Contest has evolved from being a platform for our continent’s very best songwriters to a competition between nations on who’s crazies are truly the most crazy. A bit like the World Cup, but for asylums, and with monstrous costume and pyro budgets. Ahead of tonight’s vote on who to send as this year’s British representative, here are 17 memorable moments from Eurovision’s, ahem, colourful history that underline its standing as the most bonkers event in the music calendar.