Spain Crosses its Fingers During Eurovision Contest

Friday, May 25, 2012

It's the most wonderful time of the year in Europe. It's a time that Europe collectively gathers around the TV to watch and vote in a competition called "The Eurovision Song Contest". Young and old, good and bad take to the stage. But this year there's real concern over who might win.

Tradition dictates that the winner gets to host the event the following year, but due to its high cost many in Spain are are hoping their entry does not win. Paddy O'Connell of the BBC reports from the competition in Baku, Azerbaijan.


Paddy O'Connell

Produced by:

Rupert Allman

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