Eurovision Song Contest voting, 2002 to 2011
Bloc voting in the Eurovision Song Contest is nothing new, Cyprus and Greece have been exchanging maximum points at every opportunity for years. They would no doubt argue that this is a result of sharing similar musical tastes, however others have suggested that political factors are also likely to be at play. These two are far from alone, but it takes a visualisation to see these hidden trends. By examining the voting patterns between all countries over the past decade we can make informed predictions about how each will vote in the future.