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Avant garde Eurovision held in London

EuroNoize sets to bring 11 bands of “punx and weirdos” together in May

On 23 May London venue Scala will host an avant garde Eurovision. EuroNoize is the idea of curators Pil and Galia Kollectiv who have a “grotesque fascination” with the popular international song contest broadcast live on TV annually. For this event however, the pair want to bring 11 bands of “punx and weirdos” together in front of a live audience to compete in a celebration of the obscure. From Russia to Ireland (not including the UK due to Brexit) the artists set to perform include Felix Kubin, Winnie Puhh, Asian Women On The Telephone and Sissy.

Last year EuroNoize organised a conference at Reading University on DIY music in Europe.

The EuroNoize competition will also be streamed live online so people not at the event are able to vote.