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Eurovision boots Belarus from contest over anti-protest song lyrics

Singing the praises of a Belarusian dictator is a fast approach to get the boot from Eurovision.

Organizers of the contest dominated late Friday {that a} second song submitted by the band Galasy ZMesta was unacceptable. The nation’s first submission, “I Will Educate You,” was kicked again two weeks in the past over considerations that it had a political subtext, with lyrics like, “I’ll educate you to toe the road,” the BBC reported.

Galasy ZMesta, is understood for mocking the anti-government protests which have rocked the nation since August. Opposition figures, who’ve been hit with a violent crackdown by authoritarian President Alexander Lukashenko’s forces, objected to the song.

The European Broadcasting Union mentioned in a press release that it had “fastidiously scrutinized the brand new entry to evaluate its eligibility to compete” however discovered it to be “in breach of the principles of the competitors that make sure the contest isn’t instrumentalized or introduced into disrepute.”

The contest takes place Might 18–22 in Rotterdam, the Netherlands.

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