The Intervision Song Contest (ISC) is an international song contest consisting of both Post- Soviet states and members of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation. It was previously the Eastern Bloc equivalent to the Eurovision Song Contest. was cancelled because of the rise of the independent trade union movement, History · Participation · Winners · Winners by country.
During the Cold War, East and West competed in almost every arena – space exploration, building nuclear weapons, doping their athletes.
The Soviet Union never participated in the Eurovision Song Contest, but it made several attempts in the late In. Judging by the negative reception that the audience in Sopot gave some Soviet artists, Poland clearly did not enjoy being the USSR's puppet on a string. When repressions eased after Stalin died. The festival became very popular in the entire Eastern bloc. This section does not cite any sources. Eurovision Song Contest's Greatest Hits. However, it was not until the fall of the Soviet Union and modernization of the tournament that voting, especially, became clearly political.