Eurovision: The World's Craziest Music Competition

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If you'd never heard of Eurovision prior to Netflix's 2020 film Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga starring Will Ferrell and Rachel McAdams — or if you still haven't heard of it — then you're not alone... Well, you’re not alone among Americans, at least. Eurovision is mostly an unfamiliar musical event to U.S. citizens, which is amazing considering its huge level of popularity in Europe.

If you’re thinking Netflix's take on the competition exaggerated the details to get some laughs or if this is the first time you've gotten wind of "the world's largest live music event," then it’s time for crash course in Eurovision 101 to learn exactly what this song-slinging sensation is all about. Join us as we dive into the details of Europe's hottest annual music competition in preparation for the show's grand 2021 return this May.