What makes this year's Eurovision Song Contest different from all other years?
This year, the husband and I are going to the dress rehearsal of the finale of the Swedish competition, Melodifestivalen.
I expect it will be as trashy as ever. And it's going to be hell, because I can't bring a blanket into the arena to pull over my head when the singing is just too awful to bear.
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The Swedish word for the day is paljetter. It means sequins.
- by Francis S.