This opinion in German media company Deutsche Welle is by Bernd Riegert. Here is an excerpt:
Right now, the Eurovision Song Contest (ESC) is underway in Israel, with a whole host of fascinating pop singers. It’s the third time that the country has hosted Eurovision, and many in Israel are happy to party the night away. In all, about 180 million people all across the globe are tuning in to witness the musical extravaganza.
The reveling happens as Israel’s government holds the Gaza Strip under blockade, occupies the West Bank and has annexed the Golan Heights.
Should Eurovision be a platform for talking about this situation? To address issues in general?
Read the full article here.