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FESTIVAL HIGHLIGHTS: Eurovision 2021: 12 moments that made me smile

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FESTIVAL HIGHLIGHTS: Eurovision 2021: 12 moments that made me smile

Hi, ESC fans! Eurovision always leave us with some amazing, funny and cute moments. I’ve gathered twelve of them from this year, which were special to me. Enjoy it and thanks for watching!

Eurovision 2021 songs:
Albania: Anxhela Peristeri – “Karma” (Festivali ï Kenges 59)
Australia: Montaigne – “Technicolour” (Internal selection)
Austria: Vincent Bueno – “Amen” (Internal selection)
Azerbaijan: Efendi – “Mata Hari” (Internal selection)
Belgium: Hooverphonic – “The Wrong Place” (Internal selection)
Bulgaria: VICTORIA – “Imaginary Friend” (Internal selection)
Croatia: Albina – “Tick-Tock” (Dora)
Cyprus: Elena Tsagrinou – “El Diablo” (Internal selection)
Czech Republic: Benny Cristo – “Omaga” (Internal selection)
Denmark: Fyr og Flamme – “Øve Os På Hinanden” (Dansk Melodi Grand Prix)
Estonia: Uku Suviste – “The Lucky One” (Eesti Laul)
Finland: Blind Channel – “Dark Side” (UMK)
France: Barbara Pravi – “Voilà” (Eurovision: C’est vous qui décidez)
Georgia: Tornike Kipiani – “You” (Internal selection)
Germany: Jendrik Sigwart – “I Don’t Feel Hate” (Internal selection)
Greece: Stefania – “Last Dance” (Internal selection)
Iceland: Daði og Gagnamagnið – “10 Years” (Internal selection)
Ireland: Lesley Roy – “Maps” (Internal selection)
Israel: Eden Alene “Set Me Free” (HaShir Shelanu L’Eurovizion)
Italy: Maneskin – “Zitti E Buoni” (Sanremo)
Latvia: Samanta Tina – “The Moon Is Rising” (Internal selection)
Lithuania: THE ROOP – “Discoteque” (Pabandom iš naujo!)
Malta: Destiny – “Je Me Casse” (Internal selection)
Moldova: Natalia Gordienko – “Sugar” (Internal selection)
North Macedonia: Vasil – “Here I Stand” (Internal selection)
Norway: TIX – “Fallen Angel” (Melodi Grand Prix)
Poland: RAFAŁ – “The Ride” (Internal selection)
Portugal: The Black Mamba – “Love Is On My Side” (Festival da Canção)
Romania: ROXEN – “Amnesia” (Internal selection)
Russia: Manizha – “Russian Woman” (Russia Decides)
San Marino: Senhit feat. Flo Rida – “Adrenalina” (Internal selection)
Serbia: Hurricane – “Loco Loco” (Internal selection)
Slovenia: Ana Soklic – “Amen” (Internal selection – EMA)
Spain: Blas Cantó – “Voy A Quedarme” (Destino Eurovisión)
Sweden: Tusse – “Voices” (Melodifestivalen)
The Netherlands: Jeangu Macrooy – “Birth Of A New Age” (Internal selection)
Ukraine: Go_A – “Shum” (Internal selection)
United Kingdom: James Newman – “Embers” (Internal selection)


44 Responses

  1. MrSpnsh says:

    Which moments would you add to this video? Comment!!

  2. I loved the german song, you can dance to it while quite drunk! Did not like the UK song and I'm from the UK! Italy deserved to win.

  3. Hey I respect that intro song very much, one of my favorites >->

  4. Liam Holton says:

    I'm pretty sure San Marino used about 90% of their budget to get Flo Rida involved!

  5. Poor natalia, but i feel that even she was laughing inside, once she picked the mic. Her huge smile and her "nothing happen" attitude was just sweet.

  6. Vasil comforting a crying Lesley in the greenroom after they did not qualify was wholesome. He was keeping the tears in.

  7. 444 says:

    What's the last song called again?

  8. 1:04 Is that a pan flag?

  9. YOU JUST MADE ME CRY! THANK YOU! I am from Portugal and I agree with you 🙂

  10. I still don't know who Flo Rida is and why this was so special to many people

  11. Unpopular opinion: I despise Manneskin

  12. Claire F. says:

    Jendrik teaching thomas how to play the ukulele was also a 10/10 wholesome moment

  13. ass says:

    zero points was funny

  14. Dyn y Jawa says:

    The monent I noticed that the winning song was gonna be performed shirts-off is when I felt HUGE relief that the UK didn't win!

  15. Lithuania is so underrated! I love The Roop

  16. The o point does not make me smile 😱 I'm French but the televoting which gave the first place to Italia was so amazing! It was so exciting 😂👌🏻😀

  17. I am sorry, but when you say that nobody deserved a victory more than the Italian, I think you're overstepping and that you're disrespecting the effort of the others if you ask me they won because the public liked them better, not because some made-up story about them sending quality entries every year and in their own languages.

  18. Jaja Ding Dong 😂😂😂

  19. Shadousin says:

    Funny thing is that technically the UK could have been the 11th choice for everyone being the 11th best song but not getting any points xD

  20. kayturs says:

    Gjon's reaction to not getting first is so unbearably wholesome

  21. vjollila96 says:

    even tho most of time I disagree whit juries Bulgaria and Portugal showed that juries are good to have

  22. Krstev 29 says:

    Uk song was underrated because of brexit

  23. Can we add how when Måneskin won Ethan just started ascending like

  24. i take it this is for gay people

  25. random idiot says:

    "Adrenalina's song"
    Excuse me what

  26. killjim 22 says:

    And the little guy from Greece as well

  27. babet says:

    when tix took his sunglasses off during the performance… thats gotta be my favorite part!

  28. Royal says:

    The german and british singer were literally happier than Maltas Diva

  29. O O says:

    Big 5 of three 0 point public answer

  30. James didn't deserve 0 points. :'( The UK (BBC) definitely did tho.

  31. psygirl0111 says:

    You can tell that Jendrik just went there to have fun and spread positive energy onto other contestants ☺️

  32. Illuminator says:

    UK gets zero from the jury and the public. Stupidity without borders!!!

  33. Oscar Romero says:

    The only thing I disagree with is Italy. It was literally an Italian hatari,with cliché "revolutionary" sentences and pretending to be anticapitalist but at same time going to Eurovision… Ukraine, Lithuania deserved more, one for the difference and for sharing ethnic ukranian music, and Lithuania for the good vibes. Just my opinion, if you liked Italy is okay to me so no offense intended or planning to create an argument

  34. Adriano F says:

    Thank you for your kind words, for the Portuguese song 🙂

  35. Teddy TeTé says:


  36. Vaidotas 💜🇱🇹🖖🥰😍

  37. 1:29 is just pure class. Germany and the UK- two of the 5 nations that donate to the EBU and they both came in the last two positions with Spain and the Dutch. That's photo is what Eurovision is- a community. It is a disgrace that both didn't get any televotes. Especially James- he's song was top 15 at the worse. The Belgium's also got 'nil point' at the televotes also. I just hope they all went on a pub crawl around Rotterdam because they're the true winners. Being able to get the middle finger by over 150 million viewers and still strung it off with a smile as like it's nothing. I really hoped they went to their own winners party that night. But pure class by Germany- it just shows that the 'old Eurovision' based upon values, community and respect is still there at least in their founding members

  38. The iceland Guy. What a legend

  39. I feel kind of sorry for James, yeah the song wasn't that great comparing to others and he had problem holding on a note but the staging was really good with those dancers and trumpets. I'm pretty sure this song will play on the radio through out the summer

  40. SaamDav says:

    The artist singing Titanium with Afrojack is Glennis Grace and OH MY GOD SHE IS STUNNING and a Great singer, flawlessly singing Whitney Houston's songs. Check her out !

  41. JOWST – Grab the moment – Been so long since I heard that song, I love it so much!!!

  42. Arjan 030 says:

    What made me smile most is all the off stage videos of all the contestants dancing like crazy during Ukraine's performance!

  43. I am going to highlight your comments about Portugal not because I am portuguese but because they were really really spot on. We do our thing in our own time. We might send a pop song, a reggae, a balad , a rock, heavy metal, rap, electronic, experimental …whatever. If it happens to feel right at the time of selecting a song we are good to go but never because it is an eurovision trend or necessarily an eurovision friendly genre. Also as we have artists that sing in different languages do not be surprise that at some point we send a song in spanish, french, italian or other. It will depend of who wrote the song and/or also the composer and the singer.

  44. Emilia says:

    omg i loved norways entry with "Grab the moment" outro you put there!

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