A visualization of Eurovision voting from 2012 to 2017 that maps each country’s votes by points 1 to 12 represented by the thickness of the lines. Gradient lines from a darker to lighter shades depict a voting country giving points to its preferred country. Geographically and culturally neighboring countries were aligned together to check voting behaviors among them.
Eurovision is an annual song competition of European countries starting way back since 1956. Each country submits original song performed on live TV. At the end of all the performances, each country votes for their favorite performance with score rating from 1 to 12 through the televoters and their respective juries. Whoever gets the most votes becomes the Eurovision winner of that year.