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The weird and wonderful of #Eurovision2015

Published 23/05/2015 | 23:08

"The Makemakes" representing Austria perform the song 'I Am Yours' during the final of the Eurovision Song Contest in Austria's capital Vienna, Saturday, May 23, 2015. (AP Photo/Kerstin Joensson)
Singer Bojana Stamenov representing Serbia performs the song "Beauty Never Lies" during the final of the 60th annual Eurovision Song Contest in Vienna, Austria May 23, 2015. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger

In true Eurovision fashion, this year's contest has produced a wide array of costumes, performances and props - some weirder than others.

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Here's a list of some of the more unusual offerings:

Nina Sublatti representing Georgia performs the song 'Warrior' during the final of the Eurovision Song Contest in Austria's capital Vienna, Saturday, May 23, 2015. (AP Photo/Kerstin Joensson)
Nina Sublatti representing Georgia performs the song 'Warrior' during the final of the Eurovision Song Contest in Austria's capital Vienna, Saturday, May 23, 2015. (AP Photo/Kerstin Joensson)
Nina Sublatti representing Georgia performs the song 'Warrior' during the final of the Eurovision Song Contest in Austria's capital Vienna, Saturday, May 23, 2015. (AP Photo/Kerstin Joensson)

* Georgia's Nina Sublatti went for a dark look with a black leather playsuit which featured an exaggerated feather detail on the shoulders.

 

"The Makemakes" representing Austria perform the song 'I Am Yours' during the final of the Eurovision Song Contest in Austria's capital Vienna, Saturday, May 23, 2015. (AP Photo/Kerstin Joensson)
The band The Makemakes representing Austria perform the song "I am Yours" during the final of the 60th annual Eurovision Song Contest in Vienna, Austria May 23, 2015. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger

* Hosts Austria managed to work pyrotechnics into their act with the performance from the Makemakes featuring a flaming piano.

 

Electro Velvet representing United Kingdom perform the song 'Still In Love With You' during the final of the Eurovision Song Contest in Austria's capital Vienna, Saturday, May 23, 2015. (AP Photo/Kerstin Joensson)
Electro Velvet representing United Kingdom perform the song 'Still In Love With You' during the final of the Eurovision Song Contest in Austria's capital Vienna, Saturday, May 23, 2015. (AP Photo/Kerstin Joensson)
Electro Velvet representing United Kingdom perform the song 'Still In Love With You' during the final of the Eurovision Song Contest in Austria's capital Vienna, Saturday, May 23, 2015. (AP Photo/Kerstin Joensson)

* The UK's Electro Velvet were the wearers of some of the most original outfits of the night featuring light-up dresses and suits.

 

Singer Bojana Stamenov representing Serbia performs the song
Singer Bojana Stamenov representing Serbia performs the song "Beauty Never Lies" during the final of the 60th annual Eurovision Song Contest in Vienna, Austria May 23, 2015. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger
Singer Bojana Stamenov representing Serbia performs the song "Beauty Never Lies" during the final of the 60th annual Eurovision Song Contest in Vienna, Austria May 23, 2015. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger
Singer Bojana Stamenov representing Serbia performs the song "Beauty Never Lies" during the final of the 60th annual Eurovision Song Contest in Vienna, Austria May 23, 2015. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger
Singer Bojana Stamenov representing Serbia performs the song "Beauty Never Lies" during the final of the 60th annual Eurovision Song Contest in Vienna, Austria May 23, 2015. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger
Bojana Stamenov representing Serbia waves to fans as she is welcomed on stage prior to the final of the Eurovision Song Contest in Austria's capital Vienna, Saturday, May 23, 2015. (AP Photo/Kerstin Joensson)

* Serbia's Bojana Stamenov was also a talking point in a silver/grey dress, complete with a gown that seemed to have sequins shaped in feathers.

 

Monika Linkyte and Vaidas Baumila representing Lithuania perform the song 'This Time' during the final of the Eurovision Song Contest in Austria's capital Vienna, Saturday, May 23, 2015. (AP Photo/Kerstin Joensson)
Monika Linkyte and Vaidas Baumila representing Lithuania perform the song 'This Time' during the final of the Eurovision Song Contest in Austria's capital Vienna, Saturday, May 23, 2015. (AP Photo/Kerstin Joensson)
Singers Monika Linkyte and Vaidas Baumila representing Lithuania perform the song "This Time" during the final of the 60th annual Eurovision Song Contest in Vienna, Austria May 23, 2015. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger
Singers Monika Linkyte and Vaidas Baumila representing Lithuania perform the song "This Time" during the final of the 60th annual Eurovision Song Contest in Vienna, Austria May 23, 2015. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger

* Lithuania's act, Monika Linkyte and Vaidas Baumila, choreographed a pause into their performance, allowing time for them to kiss.

 

Maraaya representing Slovenia performs the song 'Here For You' during the final of the Eurovision Song Contest in Austria's capital Vienna, Saturday, May 23, 2015. (AP Photo/Kerstin Joensson)
Maraaya representing Slovenia performs the song 'Here For You' during the final of the Eurovision Song Contest in Austria's capital Vienna, Saturday, May 23, 2015. (AP Photo/Kerstin Joensson)
Singer Maraaya representing Slovenia performs the song "Here For You" during the final of the 60th annual Eurovision Song Contest in Vienna, Austria May 23, 2015. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger
Singer Maraaya representing Slovenia performs the song "Here For You" during the final of the 60th annual Eurovision Song Contest in Vienna, Austria May 23, 2015. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger

* Slovenia's Maraaya's chose to sing with a pair of headphones on her head.

 

Singer Lisa Angell of France performs the song
Singer Lisa Angell of France performs the song "N'oubliez Pas" during the final of the 60th annual Eurovision Song Contest in Vienna, Austria May 23, 2015. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger
Singer Lisa Angell of France performs the song "N'oubliez Pas" during the final of the 60th annual Eurovision Song Contest in Vienna, Austria May 23, 2015. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger

* The French offering saw singer Lisa Angell joined on stage by a small army of drummers dressed in nude bodysuits.

 

Singer Edurne representing Spain performs the song
Singer Edurne representing Spain performs the song "Amanecer" during the final of the 60th annual Eurovision Song Contest in Vienna, Austria May 23, 2015. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger
Singer Edurne representing Spain performs the song "Amanecer" during the final of the 60th annual Eurovision Song Contest in Vienna, Austria May 23, 2015. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger
Singer Edurne representing Spain performs the song "Amanecer" during the final of the 60th annual Eurovision Song Contest in Vienna, Austria May 23, 2015. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger

* And not to be left out, Spain's Edurne started off her performance in a red sequinned cloak that would not have looked out of place on Little Red Riding Hood, but soon shed it to reveal a pale gold dress that was slit to the thigh.

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