The Paddy O'Connell/PM Blog Eurovision Excitement.
"A man called SuperGypsy wears a red cape. Soldiers and police in uniform look at him bemused. They are everywhere some of them will be singing too.
Bosnia and Herzegovina re-creates a communist era statue, calling for a love revolution.
A man who looks like Heather Mills sings with a woman veiled in a sheet.
Serious fans including a man I just met from the organisers credit the UK entry with the best chance in a decade. Of the Century.
Eurovision has been going 54 years.
Listen to France if you love classic chanteuses."