The in-joke in the Swedish music industry is that its composers are as successful as Ikea. Not only is the Scandinavian country a multiple European Song Contest title-holder, it also provides other countries with hits.
The grand finale of the Eurovision Song Contest took place in the Swedish city of Malmö on May 18. Here's our round-up of social media sites for fans to follow the ESC action.
On May 18, the 58th edition of the Eurovision Song Contest took place in Malmö. The organizers like to bill the pan-European contest as a pure entertainment show. However, it has never been completely apolitical.
Deutsche Welle's Berlin columnists - all native English-speakers who have lived in the German capital for many years - bring you an insider's perspective on cultural life in one of the world's most vibrant cities.
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