A naked bum, a giant moon, enough solo violinists to give a philharmonic conductor a heart attack? This is the 2017 Eurovision Grand Final.
By
Shami Sivasubramanian

14 May 2017 - 2:20 PM  UPDATED 30 Apr 2020 - 4:23 PM

2017's Eurovision Grand Final was watched live by 100's of millions of people across the world. And as is customary, the viewers took to social media to share their pointed commentary on the iconic European song competition.

 

On waking up at 5am AEST to tune into the Grand Final

 

On Israel's Imri Ziv starting the show off right

On Isaiah doing us proud

On Norway's mask

On how Ex-Pussycat Doll Poland's Kasia Mos was discovered while on holiday

On HRH Lee Lin Chin

On Austria's stage prop

And how this guy ACTUALLY mooned all of Europe

On the glitter quotient of the competition

On the Epic Sax Man

On Italy's strange resemblance to The Wiggles

On Claiming Aussie-Dane Anja Nissen as our own

On Portugal's soulful rendition / bad posture

On 2015 winner and 2016 host, Mans Zelmerlow's cameo

On celebrating diversity

And on the real stars of Eurovision

Relive the magic of the Eurovision Song Contest 2017 on SBS Wednesday 13 May at 1:30PM. Available to catch up at SBS On Demand after broadcast.

Check out all the details for Eurovision Week 2020 on SBS and SBS VICELAND
SBS is uniting music fans with Eurovision 2020: Big Night In!
Plus, we have a whole week of Eurovision programming from 10–17 May.

 

 

 

 

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