Can you believe it!? The time is passing so damned quickly – it’s now May and it’s less than two weeks to go before some of Europe’s finest head to Moscow for the 2009 Eurovision Song Contest. And as the days count slowly down, auspOp ramps up it’s coverage of the entries that will be vying for glory in this year’s competition. The grand final from Moscow’s Indoor Olympic Arena is to be telecast on Australia’s SBS on Sunday May 17.
LITHUANIA : Sasha Son – Love
After coming a very close third in the race to represent Lithuania at last year’s Eurovision Song Contest, Lithuanian national treasure Sasha Son has made it two steps further this year to represent his country in Moscow. Performed in English for the competition, the single reached the top spot on the Lithuanian singles chart and looks set to do big business at Eurovision. The clip is live footage intercut with darkened images of youth, and the song is about spreading the word of love. Awww.