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Eurovision: Pop, politics and a dancing ape _ but no Russia
12 May 2017, 03:51 | Frank Carlson
Moldova brings the sax-appeal to the Eurovision
The Welsh babe, who shot to fame when she reached the live finals of X Factor in 2009, may not have modelled for a while but she hasn't quit. "I hope Eurovision fans around the world will enjoy watching it as much as I have making it".
Czech Republic, Latvia, Iceland, Albania, Slovenia and Montenegro also lost out on places in the final, as did Georgia's dramatic act which saw Tamara Gachechiladze burst into flames on stage.
Originally considered a rank outsider, the former X Factor finalist's chances of taking the title in Ukraine at the weekend have been slashed over the past few days hours.
Bulgaria were announced as the first country to go through, just hurs after they were cleared to compete earlier following media media reports that Kristian Kostov, who performed Beautiful Mess for the country, had performed in Crimea after Russian Federation annexed the territory from Ukraine.
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Her win in the semi-final secures Denmark's position in the final; previous year the country did not make it that far. But is this due to some really odd choices of entries, or is there a political undercurrent beneath our lacklustre performance?
"It's wonderful they are there as people want to see them, but I don't take any notice myself".
Speaking to the Daily Star newspaper, she said: "I might just wear trousers on the night!" Although you probably shouldn't take that for the lack of confidence I just presented it as. "And I think they need "The Impossible Idea" [from "A Kind Revolution", which he earlier described as "like a German beer hall song but with a sort of French chanson feel to it too"] as their tune".
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