Songs for Europe
The Eurovision song contest has long been a way of taking the continent’s pulse and challenging commonsense notions of what Europe is.
Amid the chaos of 2022, there was a glimmer of hope at an unlikely venue — the Eurovision Song Contest. At the sixty-sixth competition, Croatia gave the Serbian singer-songwriter Konstrakta the maximum score of twelve points, bucking relatively recent memories of ethnonationalist strife. While those living in what was once Yugoslavia watched Konstrakta’s impeccable performance, the […]