Double dipping feels so good
Memorable for the wrong reasons
They all upped their game — and their result
Back in the day, the United Kingdom, France, the Netherlands and tiny Luxembourg ruled the roost at Eurovision. During the 60s and early 70s the Grand-Duché de Luxembourg made the Top 5 nine times and won the contest five times—making it the second most successful country behind France until 1994 (when Ireland swept to the top). […]
In recent years the luck of the Irish has been in short supply at Eurovision. Even so, we can’t forget Ireland’s golden years in the 1990s. Ireland remains the only country to have won Eurovision three times in a row, and four times in a period of five years (1992, 1993, 1994, 1996). Eimear Quinn, Ireland’s […]
Today Mr Häggkvist, our man in Panama, begins his series on Eurovision history. His first stop on Memory Lane has him asking whatever happened to Luxembourg’s last Eurovision winner.