In the official video for her Eurovision entry “The Social Network Oh Oh Uh Oh Oh,” Valentina Monetta gets drawn into the lusty world of online dating. As she says in the song, “Do you wanna be more than just a friend/ Do you wanna play cyber sex again?”
After debuting “Facebook Uh, Oh, Oh” last Saturday, Valentina Monetta quickly listened as the emphasis shifted to the “uh, oh.” That’s because the EBU disqualified that version of the song, saying that it violated rules that ban commercial interests. (The lyrics mentioned “Facebook” 11 times). So Valentina and her team in San Marino got together, […]
The European Broadcasting Union has disqualified Valentina Monetta’s Eurovision entry “Facebook, Uh, Oh, Oh.” According to officials, the song breaches rules that forbid songs with commercial messages. The EBU made the announcement on their web site earlier this evening.
Valentina Monetta has released “Facebook, Uh, Oh, Oh”—and it may very well be the worst Eurovision entry of all time. SMRTV—San Marino’s state broadcaster—unveiled the song during a special presentation show this evening. Surely the folks at Betfair are scratching their heads and regretting that they ranked this song as the second most likely to […]
Not all countries have chosen their Eurovision participant. And not all countries have revealed their Eurovision song. But that hasn’t stopped bookies at Britain’s Betfair betting agency from making predictions about who will advance from the first semi-final at ESC 2012.
It’s late in Dusseldorf, but Wiwi and Vebooboo are working hard to report how things went down in Semi-Final 1.
Back in 2008, during its only other appearance at Eurovision, San Marino finished last in the semi-final. Wiwi worries history might repeat itself.