So in this, perhaps the twilight of Eurovision as we know it, is a compilation of some of the most memorable performances in the history of the Eurovision Song Contest.

Dschinghis Khan, performing “Dshcinghis Khan.” West Germany 1979 entry, fourth place. This performance is jaw-dropping for 99 reasons, and the yellowface isn’t anywhere near the top of that list. The role of dancing Dschinghis Khan is played by Ralph Siegel, who has written more Eurovision entries—22, including this one—than anyone in history.

Michalis Rakintzis, performing “S.A.G.A.P.O.” Greece 2002 entry, 17th place. I saw this performed live. This song brought way more shame to Greece than defaulting on a huge number of loans and crippling the Eurozone economy.

Farid Mammadov, performing “Hold Me.” Azerbaijan 2013 entry, second place. If this doesn’t remind you of the pod scene from This is Spinal Tap, you need to either watch that movie again or watch this video again. I don’t know what’s going on here but I am very worried about the well-being of the guy in the Plexiglass box.

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