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Happy Valentine's Day!

14 February 2008 at 16:39 CET

If there is any similarity between the Eurovision Song Contest and Valentine's Day, it's love itself. How many of the hundreds of Eurovision Song Contest entries covered love as main topic? To quote Erikur Hauksson, last year's Icelandic representative;

I'll let the music play while love lies softly bleeding
In heavy hands on shadowlands
As thunderclouds roll in, sunset is receding
No summer wine, no Valentine 

Today, we honour Saint Valentine by honouring our loved ones. However, we still have to wait for our summer wine for a while...