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12 May 2023

Eurovision final countdown as organisers rebuff Zelenskyy request to give speech

Culture Correspondent

There’s been controversy at Eurovision with organisers refusing to allow Ukraine’s president to make an address ahead of tomorrow’s song contest final.

They said the rules prevented them from allowing political speeches, but Rishi Sunak said the decision was wrong.

The row has not dampened the enthusiasm of some of Eurovision’s superfans.