A fun topic for English language teaching and learning, on the annual tradition which is the Eurovision Song Contest. Every year, each country which subscribes to the European Broadcasting Union may enter an original song into the competion, which is then voted for by the rest of Europe.
It is has the highest audience for live, non-sporting event broadcasting in the world. Love it or hate it - it's a great discussion topic! Thanks to Phil Wade for sharing.
Not sure what we're talking about? The Washington Post did a good job in 2015 of summing it up for the uninitiated.
And Rolling Stone has highlighted that you can watch it LIVE on YouTube, so you don't need to feel left out!
Level: Intermediate +
Here's the 2016 winner, Jamala from Ukraine.