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  Eurovision Song Contest 1957 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Eurovision Song Contest 1957 was the second Eurovision Song Contest.
Like the first contest, this one was still mainly a radio program, but there was a noticeable increase in the number of people with televisions.
It was because of songs like the former that a rule was eventually introduced restricting each song to a maximum of 3 minutes; this rule still applies today.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Eurovision_Song_Contest_1957   (327 words)

  
 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Eurovision Song Contest 1969   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Eurovision Song Contest 1969 was the fourteenth Eurovision and was held on March 29, 1969 in Madrid.
The Eurovision Song Contest 1973 was the eighteenth Eurovision and was held on April 7, 1973 in Luxembourg.
The Eurovision Song Contest 1970 was the fifteenth Eurovision and was held on March 21, 1970 in the Netherlands.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Eurovision-Song-Contest-1969   (3271 words)

  
 Eurovision Song Contest
By the 1960s, entries were limited to one song per country (participation in the contest had almost doubled), and the songs had to be sung in one of the national languages of the country.
The 2002 Eurovision Song Contest was held in Tallinn, Estonia on Saturday 26 June, 2002, hosted by Annely Peebo[?], an opera singer, and Marko Matvere[?], an actor.
The 2003 Eurovision Song Contest was held in Riga, Latvia on Saturday 24 May, 2003, hosted by Marie N, the singer who won the ESC 2002, and Renars Kaupers[?], a singer whose group competed in the ESC 2000.
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/eu/Eurovision.html   (1110 words)

  
 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Eurovision Song Contest 1977   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Eurovision Song Contest 1977 was the twenty second Eurovision and was held on May 7, 1977 in London.
The contest was originally planned to be held on April 2, but because of a strike of BBC cameramen and technicians, it had to be postponed.
Eurovision Song Contest Running since 1956, the Eurovision Song Contest (in French: Concours Eurovision de la Chanson) is an annual televised song contest with participants from numerous countries whose national television broadcasters are members of the European Broadcasting Union (EBU).
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 Eurovision Song Contest 1957 -- The Eurovision Song Contest 1957 was the sec...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Eurovision Song Contest 1957 -- The Eurovision Song Contest 1957 was the sec...
The Eurovision Song Contest 1957 was the second Eurovision Song Contest and was held on March 3, 1957, in Germany.
The second contest was still mainly a radio program, but there was a noticeable increase in the number of people with televisions.
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 Eurovision Song Contest   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Running since 1956 the Eurovision Song Contest (in French: Grand Prix Eurovision de la Chanson) is an annual televised song contest participants from numerous countries whose national television are members of the European Broadcasting Union.
The 2003 Eurovision Song Contest was held in Riga Latvia on Saturday 24 May 2003 hosted by Marie N the singer who won the ESC 2002 and Renars Kaupers a singer whose competed in the ESC 2000.
Hosting the Eurovision Song Contest is an accorded to the winners of the previous -- although it means that the winner's broadcaster actually incurs heavy expenses as a of winning and this has led to that some nations deliberately choose substandard acts as to ensure they do not win.
www.freeglossary.com /Eurovision_Song_Contest   (1413 words)

  
 Eurovision Song Contest - Article from FactBug.org - the fast Wikipedia mirror site
Up until 2003, participation in the Eurovision Song Contest was dependant on a country having performed with a reasonable amount of success for the previous few years.
Following the dominance of English language songs, particularly Sweden's 1974 victory (with ABBA's "Waterloo"), a rule was passed in 1977 that the song had to be sung in one of the official languages of the performing country.
However, the contest is considered a unique showcase for launching the host country as a tourist destination, and for the summer of 2005 to coincide with its hosting of the ESC, Ukraine even abolished its normal visa requirements for tourists.
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 Eurovision Song Contest 1957
The Eurovision Song Contest 1957 was the second Eurovision and it was held in Frankfurt am Main, Germany, on Sunday March 3rd 1957.
With Anaid Plikjan[?] as the presenter, the contest was won by Corry Brokken[?] who represented the Netherlands, with her song Net Als Toen.
The second contest was still mainly a radio program, but the increasing number of people with televisions, was noticed.
www.fastload.org /eu/Eurovision_Song_Contest_1957.html   (297 words)

  
 Eurovision Song Contest - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about Eurovision Song Contest
It was first staged in Switzerland in 1956 and was popular for several years, but became increasingly outdated in the late 1960s.
Successful songs are often characterized by simple, catchy tunes and their appeal to young teenaged audiences.
Few winners went on to major success, but a memorable exception was the Swedish group Abba, who won with ‘Waterloo’ in 1974.
encyclopedia.farlex.com /Eurovision+Song+Contest   (123 words)

  
 United Kingdom in the Eurovision Song Contest 1957 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
United Kingdom in the Eurovision Song Contest 1957
The United Kingdom held a national preselection to choose the song that would go to the Eurovision Song Contest 1957.
The semi-finals were held on January 22, January 29 and February 5, 1957 and the final was held on February 12, 1957 all were presented by David Jacobs.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/United_Kingdom_in_the_Eurovision_Song_Contest_1957   (313 words)

  
 Eurovision Song Contest 1957   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
out of ten in its debut contest in 1957, and subsequently missing the 1958 contest, the UK has not missed an edition of the Eurovision Song Contest since it...
Belgium and in the same mould as the Eurovision Song Contest televised across...
Eurovision fans are now accepting other kinds of...
www.wikiverse.org /eurovision-song-contest-1957   (442 words)

  
 Hall of Fame / The Eurovision Song Contest   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Eurovision is unique, a festival of music by performers from an ever-increasing number of nations, allowing the public to select “a song for Europe”.
Eurovision took place for the first time in Lugano, Switzerland in 1956, and was inspired by the popular San Remo Festival.
An estimated 100 million people tuned into the Eurovision Song Contest at The NIA, Birmingham but to stage the three hour extravaganza, broadcast live to 36 countries, the BBC actually took up residence for two weeks, using every available space in the arena.
www.necgroup.co.uk /visitor/halloffame/eurovision-song-contest.asp   (702 words)

  
 Eurovision Song Contest 1957   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The second contest was still mainly a radio program but there was a noticeable in the number of people with televisions.
Although Switzerland won in 1956 it was not held in Switzerland 1957 because the rule stating that the nation hosted the next year's Eurovision had yet been created.
Birthe Wilke and Gustav Winckler at the end their song exchanged the longest kiss that ever occurred in the contest - although course only people with televisions could actually it.
www.freeglossary.com /Eurovision_Song_Contest_1957   (320 words)

  
 Eurovision Song Contest 2004 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Eurovision Song Contest 2004 will be the forty-ninth Eurovision and will be held on May 12, 2004 and May 15, 2004, in Turkey.
It is the first Eurovision Song Contest to be a two-day event, with one qualifying round held on a Wednesday and one grand finale held on Saturday.
Under the new format, byes into the final will be given to the United Kingdom, France, Germany and Spain (as the four largest countries in Europe), Turkey (as the 2003 contest winners) and the nine remaining highest placed finishers in the 2003 contest.
www.peacelink.de /keyword/Eurovision_Song_Contest_2004.php   (381 words)

  
 ipedia.com: Eurovision Song Contest Article (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab1.georgetown.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Running since 1956, the Eurovision Song Contest is an annual televised song contest with participants from numerous countries whose national television broadcasters are members of the European Broadca...
Running since 1956, the Eurovision Song Contest (in French: Grand Prix Eurovision de la Chanson) is an annual televised song contest with participants from numerous countries whose national television broadcasters are members of the European Broadcasting Union.
The maximum duration of each song is three minutes, and the musicians and songs selected for the contest tend towards very conventional "bubblegum" pop.
www.ipedia.com.cob-web.org:8888 /eurovision_song_contest.html   (1504 words)

  
 T Shirt Contest   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Germany in the Eurovision Song Contest 1956 Germany held a national preselection to choose the song that would go to the Eurovision Song Contest 1956.
Germany 1000 in the Eurovision Song Contest 1957
Germany in the Eurovision Song Contest 1957 The Germany held a national preselection to choose the song that would go to the Eurovision Song Contest 1957.
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 Eurovision - All Final and Semifinal results for the Eurovision 2006 in Athens
From the Eurovision 2006 Song Contest in Athens
We going to open a blog for Eurovision 2007 as many of you kindly requested but the main site you love will remain the same so you can find quick and easy information for the Eurovision Song Contest.
That is how we see it and we hope all of you see the annual Eurovision Song Contest as different cultures in Europe communicate with each other.
www.eurovision-contest.com   (267 words)

  
 Monster Rock Rules Euro Song Contest, Finland's Lordi Shocks Continent, Literally, With Eurovision Win - CBS News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Lordi's song was hotly debated on radio and TV shows, and the group's exploits have regularly hit tabloid headlines.
Finland, home of symphonic composer Jean Sibelius, who died in 1957, has had little international success in the music world apart from a few opera singers and conductors, and has watched with envy as its neighbors, particularly Sweden, have gained pop music credit abroad.
In the Eurovision contest, Finland is used to hearing "zero points" — it has finished last eight times — and has pulled out of the competition twice for fear of coming last.
www.cbsnews.com /stories/2006/05/21/entertainment/main1638412.shtml   (875 words)

  
 United Kingdom in the Eurovision Song Contest 1957... - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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 Portugal: 40 years of Festival da Cancao | Eurovision Song Contest Finland 2007
The host of the programme was Helena Ramos, who was the Portuguese spokesperson of the Portuguese voting in the 2003 Eurovision Song Contest.
Among the Portuguese representatives in the Eurovision Song Contest, we could hear in this programme the voices of Antonio Calvario (1964), Simone de Oliveira (1965 and 1969), Tonicha (1971), Fernando Tordo (1973), To Ze Brito (1978), Manuela Bravo (1979), Maria Guinot (1984), Adelaide Ferreira (1985), Dora (1986 and 1988), Nucha (1990) and Rui Bandeira (1999).
As the Portuguese were always Italian song lovers, Sofia Vitoria surprised the audience singing the Gigliola Cinquetti's song Non Ho L'Eta which won the 1964 Eurovision Song Contest.
www.esctoday.com /news/read/2652   (1015 words)

  
 Eurovision Song Contest 2005 Results
The 2005 Eurovision Song Contest was held at the Sports Palace (Palats Sportu), Kiev, Ukraine.
This is the second Eurovision Song Contest to have a semi final and a final.
Unconfirmed, the date for the Eurovision Song Contest 51st Contest Semi Final 2006 is Thursday 18 May 2006 and the Final is on Saturday 20 May 2006.
www.myledbury.co.uk /eurovision/year/eurovision_2005.asp   (490 words)

  
 Germany in the Eurovision Song Contest 1957   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Germany held a national preselection to the song that would go to the Eurovision Song Contest 1957.
It was held on February 17 1957 and was presented by Hans-Joachim Kulenkampff.
"Telefon Telefon" won the national and came in the contest.
www.freeglossary.com /Germany_in_the_Eurovision_Song_Contest_1957   (59 words)

  
 Eurovision Song Contest Final 1957 participants | Eurovision Song Contest Finland 2007
Eurovision by the numbers: a preliminary analysis (150)
The 1957 contest was a good example of why we would get the three-minute rule.
Also it was decided the winning country would organize the next contest.
www.esctoday.com /annual/1957/participants.php   (359 words)

  
 Eurovision Song Contest 1957 - Bedeutung, Definition, Erklärung im netlexikon
März 1957 in Deutschland statt, und zwar im Großen Sendesaal des Hessischen Rundfunks in Frankfurt am Main, nachdem sich dieser Fernsehsender zur Durchführung der Veranstaltung bereit erklärt hatte.
Der britische Song "All" blieb mit nicht einmal zwei Minuten deutlich unter dieser Vorgabe, während der italienische Beitrag mehr als fünf Minuten lang vorgetragen wurde.
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 EUROVISION SONG CONTEST   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Der Eurovision Song Contest (ESC, früher Grand Prix Eurovision de la Chanson) ist ein internationaler Schlagerwettbewerb, der seit 1956 jährlich veranstaltet wird.
Zu diesem Zweck kann jedes teilnehmende Land einen Song als Vertreter in das Rennen schicken.
Auch die Sängerin Céline Dion wurde durch ihre Teilnahme am Eurovision Song Contest in Europa bekannt.
www.toonorama.com /encyclopedia/E/Eurovision_Song_Contest   (661 words)

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