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Eurovision's greatest fashion moments

It's that time of year! The Eurovision song contest is back. To celebrate, we gathered some of the greatest fashion moments ever.
It's that time of year! The Eurovision song contest is back. To celebrate, we gathered some of the greatest fashion moments ever.

It's that time of year! The Eurovision song contest is back, to celebrate, we're looking back at some of the greatest fashion moments ever.

Since 1956, the Eurovision song contest has become one of the most buzzed-about annual events. The song contest, which is the longest-running song contest in the history of TV, has introduced the world to some of the biggest names in music history: Celine Dion, ABBA, Dustin the Turkey (!), the list goes on.

So far, Ireland has hosted the Eurovision seven times, six times in Dublin and once in Millstreet, Co.Cork, in 1993.

We can (proudly) say that Ireland is the biggest Eurovision winner of all time with seven victories to our name; Dana's All Kinds of Everything in 1970, two-time winner Johnny Logan in 1980 and 1987 with What's Another Year and Hold Me Now, Rock and Roll Kids by Harrington and McGettigan in 1994, and Eimear Quinn in 1996 performing her song The Voice

Irish Singer Dana performing at the Eurovision held in Amsterdam in 1970.

Last year's competition was held in Lisbon, Portugal for the first time after Salvador Sobral won the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest with the song Amar Pelos Dois, which he co-wrote with his sister Luísa.

After whittling down 42 countries to 18 semi-finalists last year, we cheered on Ireland's Ryan O'Shaughnessy who made it to the final with his song Together.

This year's Eurovision will be hosted by Israel following Netta Barzilai Eurovision win last year with her song Toy. The countdown to the final has truly begun, with Ireland competing in the second semi-final on Thursday night.

Representing Irleland will be 25-year-old Sarah McTernan from Co. Clare who will perform her song, 22. You can check out the song in the video below.

Eurovision Semi Final 1, Tuesday, May 14, RTÉ2, 8pm

Eurovision Semi Final 2, Thursday, May 16, RTÉ2, 8pm

Eurovision Grand Final, Saturday, May 18, RTÉ One, 8pm 

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