The Official 2017 Eurovision Drinking Game.

The Official 2017 Eurovision Drinking Game. (All rights reserved)

Requirements: Alcohol. Dress up items from country of choice. Alcohol.  Eurovision Broadcast.  Alcohol.

I take no responsibility for hangovers or liver failure if you follow this to the core.  Your choice, I just make it up 😉

Download your copy here.  (Best pop it in a plastic sleeve if you’re going to play along to prevent stains and spills 😉 )

Finalists:

  1. Israel – IMRI – I feel alive.
  2. Poland – Kasia Mos – Flashlight
  3. Belarus – Naviband – Story of my life
  4. Austraia – Nathan Trent – Running on Air
  5. Armenia – Artsvik – Fly with me
  6. Netherlands – OG3NE – Lights and Shadows
  7. Moldova – Sunstroke Project – Hey Mamma
  8. Hungary – Joci Papai – Origo
  9. Italy – Francesco Gabbani – Occidentali’s Karma
  10. Denmark – Anja – Where I am
  11. Portugal – Salvador Sobral – Amar Pelos Dos
  12. Azerbaijan – Dihaj – Skeletons
  13. Croatia – Jacques Houdek – My Friend
  14. Australia – Isaiah – Don’t come easy
  15. Greece – Demy – This is Love
  16. Spain – Manel Navarro – Do it for your lover
  17. Norway – JOWST – Grab the Moment
  18. United Kingdom – Lucie Jones – Never Give Up on You
  19. Cyprus – Hovig – Gravity
  20. Romania – Ilinca ft Alex Florea – Yodel it!
  21. Germany – Levina – Perfect Life
  22. Ukraine – O. Torvald – Time
  23. Belgium – Blanche – City Lights
  24. Sweden – Robin Bengsston – I can’t go on
  25. Bulgaria – Kristian Kostov – Beautiful Mess
  26. France – Alma – Requiem

Introducing the “Song 9” Rule.   This year, to honour the late, great and possibly the most iconic Eurovision commentator ever, Sir Terry Wogan, at the beginning of song number 9 in the final, you must drink a toast to “Song 9”. 

(His advice to Graham Norton when he took over the commentating was to never start drinking until Song 9.)

The Shots.

  1. Take one shot for each host. If the presenter makes a joke that isn’t laughed at.
  2. Gratuitous appearance of past Eurovision winner or Verka Serduchka
  3. Long dresses with thigh high splits or gratuitous cleavage. (1 shot each)
  4. Use of the following – wind machine, fog machine, fireworks, strobe lighting, lasers.(one shot per item)
  1. The artists thanks Ukraine, thanks everyone, and loves everyone. (one shot per phrase)
  2. 5 o’clock shadow, man buns or hipster haircuts.
  3. The reach and grab hand movement towards a camera. Really, any questionable hand actions or overacting.
  4. Shot for Ukrainian costumes or dancing, or accordions.
  5. A blurb with Ukrainian travel tips or gratuitous sweeping Ukrainian landscapes
  6. No socks.
  7. Instrument played on stage or contemporary dancers? Shot for each.
  8. The commentator mentions borscht, vodka or any Ukrainian food.
  9. You hear a cork popping in the commentary. Bonus shot if the commentator is shitfaced before the end of the night.
  10. Artist looks at the wrong camera.
  11. The hosts ask ‘Are you ready?’
  12. They ‘cross to the green room’ and it’s Jamala. 2 shots if it’s Verka Serduchka
  13. Questionable costuming, props or strange animal sidekicks.
  14. A country gives its neighbour TOP POINTS
  15. Ukraine or Australia gets 12 points
  16. An item of clothing is removed on stage. 2 shots if it is removed by someone else.
  17. The song has a climactic key change.
  18. A kiss or a wink at a camera.
  19. Nonsense lyrics in a song or extra syllables inserted into words. And of course – One shot for “HELLO EUROPE!”

 

Action Game

  1. Techno, dance, or gratuitous solo of any sort – spontaneous dancing must be completed.
  2. During voting, when crossing to the countries – all hellos must be replied to with “HELLO *COUNTRY NAME*” and waving to the television
  3. Slow songs must have lighter action.
  4. Contemporary dancers mean you must also dance interpretively.
  5. Hair flicking by the artist means everyone must also flick their hair.
  6. Australian flag in the audience means everyone swaps seats
  7. Guitar solos must be accompanied by air guitar.
  8. Suit with no socks? Throw socks at the screen
  9. Costume change onstage or by the host means you must grab a dress up item from another person and wear it until the next costume change..
  10. Spontaneously break into applause if the host makes a joke.

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