It is, once again that time of the year when European countries and Australia to compete in The Hunger Games Eurovision. But so many Americans are confused about the camp and weirdness and the gimmicks. Well, If you’re still confused and want to know what all the hoopla is about, here’s a short introduction for you:

Sweden, also known as the only country to take Eurovision seriously (really, they have like 4 national semifinals before selecting someone to compete) is hosting this year, and it’s bound to be a fun a show. Also, Australia might win this year, because they get to compete while some european countries get kicked out.

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If you want to watch, you can check out the official livestream here:



ETA: And the winner is Ukraine! With a beautiful, touching song about WW2.

And Australia ALMOST won. Seriously. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

But the real winners are Petra and Mans for being the best ever hosts, and giving the viewers exactly what they wanted: