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European song contest

Eurovision Song Contest

The young man Rybak, he used to be- perhaps
still is, – one of Santa’s little helpers, has made
Norway proud winning The Song Contest.

After years of walking on the unfriendly plateau
null points, it was good to come in from the cold
hear applause, hearty laughter instead of derision.

Nationalistic steel in every Norwegian eye, we
can walk tall again under our banner that snaps
so rude, amongst bluebells, on days of May.

So let’s march behind Santa’s man to the top of
the mountain white, and a poke in his eye, the boy
Who won Europe’s highest peacetime award…