Eurovision Cold War. Geopolitics and Queerness at the Eurovision Song Contest in 2007

André Claveau at the ESC in 1958 at Hilversum, Date: 12 03 1958Source: Beeld en Geluidwiki – Gallery: Eurovisie Songfestival 1958, Originator: nl:Nederlandse Televisie Stichting, Licence: Licentie Beeld en Geluidwiki and Wikimedia Commons The Eurovision Song Contest (ESC) offers a powerful stage for extravagant and queer performances, great visions, exuberant zeitgeist, and so-called trash. And although officially denied, it is of course a place of negotiating and representing national and European politics, (sexual) identities, and culture.