It’s that time of year again, when music fans leave their usual good taste at the door and hit the couch or indeed hit a party as they take in the ultimate musical car crash that is known as the Eurovision Song Contest. Admittedly, for better or worse, the contest has bequeathed the world ABBA, as well as taTu. However, let’s forget the occasionally worthy moments they have produced. Slip into your favourite traditional European ethnic costume, pile up a plate with Oma’s strudel and hand around shots of Opa’s backyard brewed Jagermeister. This year the Eurovision Song Contest is being held in Dusseldorf in Germany and to help you prepare for it, we’ re going to you relive some of the most buttock clenchingly awful moments of Eurovision through the years.

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