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This year's winner was another slow-fast club track from a shimmying dark-haired 28-year-old (quite pretty but hardly the stereotypical Swedish look, being of Moroccan-Berber origin as she is). Atmospherics included wind, falling blossoms, and a black male dancer with a “Mr. T”-style ‘do. It's certainly slick and catchy, but in my humble opinion, while it's in my top five, it's not nearly as special as a most of Eurovision viewers obviously found it. But hey, certainly a feather in the cap of the newish multicultural Europe.
Read my full review of the May 26 finals and all the finalists: http://www.tripatini.com/profiles/blogs/a-review-of-eurovision-2012-and-winner