EDITORIAL – Children are among the biggest fans of Eurovision, tuning in to watch the show, memorizing the lyrics of their favorite songs and learning Eurovision trivia, but at three past contests, kids — or in one case, the adult child of the main act — have had their moment to shine on the Eurovision stage themselves.
In honor of St. Patrick’s Day, we celebrate Ireland and raise a glass to this country that values close-knit families and good music. Put that mix together and you find the phenomenon of performing siblings and relatives who have represented Ireland at Eurovision. Ireland is a Eurovision powerhouse, and holds the record for the country with the most Eurovision wins – seven victories to date! Here’s a look back at those family members who tried their Irish luck and brought the world a dose of their country’s charm and energy on the Eurovision stage.
Women around the world agree: There’s nobody in the world that gets you quite like a sister. So it’s no wonder that over the years, Eurovision has seen many sisters team up to perform, as well as many sisters who have followed in each other’s footsteps. In honor of International Women’s Day, we salute these women who have brought the bond of sisterhood to the Eurovision stage:
No, you aren’t seeing double — no need to adjust your glasses. These four talented singing duos made Eurovision fame by sharing the spotlight with their identical twin. The bond they share goes far beyond their DNA. These twins prove that the whole is greater than the sum of its parts.