All articles tagged "Eurovision"

Ukraine may be out of Eurovision song contest Ukraine may be out of Eurovision song contest

6 Mar, 05:08 PM 46 comments

District Court of Kiev suspended the holding of elimination round of Eurovision 2009, which will be held on May in Moscow

Tags: Eurovision, Ukraine, Prikhodko

Eurovision songs - what's in a name? Eurovision songs - what's in a name?

16 Mar, 10:38 PM 66 comments

Top of the news this week — on both sides of the "iron fence" — was occupied by Stephane and 3G, the Georgian pop music project that will soon be coming to Moscow for the Eurovision 2009 contest, touting the song whose refrain goes like "We don't want to Put In!"

Tags: Vladimir Putin, Eurovision

‘Slavic Gay Pride’ to be held in Moscow on Eurovision finals day ‘Slavic Gay Pride’ to be held in Moscow on Eurovision finals day

30 Mar, 01:30 PM 24 comments

Russian gay activists plan to hold a Slavic gay pride in Moscow on the day of Eurovision finals, May 16th.

Tags: gay, human rights, Moscow, Eurovision

Nationalists offer Moscow authorities help in fighting gay propaganda Nationalists offer Moscow authorities help in fighting gay propaganda

24 Apr, 12:15 PM 23 comments

A Russian radical nationalist movement has appealed to Moscow authorities seeking tougher legislation on public actions promoting homosexuality, particularly the unauthorized gay parade expected in Moscow in early May.

Tags: gay, human rights, nationalism, Eurovision

Moscow authorities to breathalyze all Eurovision show spectators Moscow authorities to breathalyze all Eurovision show spectators

4 May, 11:22 PM 5 comments

Everyone who comes to see the Eurovision song contest in Moscow will be tested for the level of alcohol in their blood, Moscow authorities have announced.

Tags: alcohol, Eurovision

UK rights activists defends banned Moscow Gay Pride parade UK rights activists defends banned Moscow Gay Pride parade

12 May, 10:36 PM 9 comments

A prominent British human rights activist has praised the decision of Moscow gays to hold a Gay Pride parade that has been banned by the city authorities.

Tags: gay, Moscow, Eurovision, human rights

Gay tourists warned to be careful in Moscow during Eurovision Gay tourists warned to be careful in Moscow during Eurovision

14 May, 02:23 PM 12 comments

A Russian gay activist, organizer of the gay pride march scheduled for this weekend, has warned gay Eurovision fans to be careful in Moscow, a city known for its hostile attitude towards homosexuals.

Tags: Eurovision, gay, human rights



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