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10 Eurovision Moments That Celebrate The Weird & Wonderful Camp Extravaganza

From ABBA’s debut to Conchita Wurst's emotional victory.

Britain's entry to the Eurovision Song Contest 2007, Scooch
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Since its inception in 1956 the Eurovision Song Contest has hosted some of the greatest (and gaudiest) spectacles of all. The result? Some truly iconic moments. From ABBA to Lordi, and Conchita Wurst, here’s your chance to relive some of those absolute gems.

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When Swedish pop group ABBA took to the stage in 1974 they did so as underdogs. Their song (“Waterloo”) went on to win them the Eurovision crown, and then took the world by storm.