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 Eurovision Song Contest 1959 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Eurovision Song Contest 1959 was the fourth Eurovision Song Contest.
A new rule was created for this Eurovision, ensuring that no professional publishers or composers were allowed in the national juries.
Willy van Hemert was also the lyricist of Net als toen, which won the Eurovision Song Contest 1957.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Eurovision_Song_Contest_1959   (201 words)

  
 Eurovision Song Contest   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Following the dominance of English language songs, particularly Swedens 1974 victory (with Abbas Waterloo), a rule was passed in 1977 that the song had to be sung in one of the official languages of the performing country.
Hosting the Eurovision Song Contest is an honour accorded to the winners of the previous year -- although it means that the winner's home broadcaster actually incurs heavy expenses as a result of winning and this has led to suggestions that some nations deliberately choose substandard acts so as to ensure they do not win.
Many viewers of the contest view the event as a combination of camp entertainment and a musical train wreck (a fact played upon in the English-language broadcast with the sardonic BBC commentary of Terry Wogan) and a subculture of Eurovision song contest drinking games and the like has evolved in some countries.
eurovision-song-contest.kiwiki.homeip.net   (1901 words)

  
 Eurovision Song Contest   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
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.
The contest's name comes from the Eurovision TV distribution network, which is run by the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) and can reach a potential television audience of More than one billion.
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.
eurovision-song-contest.iqnaut.net   (2296 words)

  
 BBC - Eurovision Song Contest - History
Eurovision is actually the name given to the Europe-wide TV distribution network run by the European Broadcasting Union.
The Eurovision Song Contest was first staged in Switzerland in 1956.
And because there are more countries than slots available at the song contest, there's an elimination procedure, based around how well you've done over the last few years.
www.bbc.co.uk /radio2/eurovision/2003/history   (344 words)

  
 Hall of Fame / The Eurovision Song Contest
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 /media/halloffame/eurovision-song-contest.asp   (702 words)

  
 Eurovision Song Contest 1959
The Eurovision Song Contest 1959 was the forth Eurovision and was held on March 11, 1959 in France.
With Jacqueline Joubert as the presenter, the contest was won by Teddy Scholten who represented the Netherlands, with her song "Een beetje".
In the press it was suggested that Italy and France gave so much points to the Netherlands as those two countries didn't want each other to win.
publicliterature.org /en/wikipedia/e/eu/eurovision_song_contest_1959.html   (159 words)

  
 Eurovision Song Contest - Table - MSN Encarta
Eurovision Song Contest - Table - MSN Encarta
Started in 1956, this European song contest is held annually in May. The contest is intended to encourage the production of high-quality music through international comparison.
During the live telecast of the European final the winner is chosen by televoting, in which the viewers vote by telephone.
encarta.msn.com /media_701500941/Eurovision_Song_Contest.html   (65 words)

  
 Eurovision Song Contest | Armenian Public Television   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The Eurovision community of 36 participating member countries gathered ‘Under the same sky’ in Istanbul where Ruslana, a rising Ukrainian star dressed in leather and furs, won the contest with her wild dancers!
The Final of the 50th Eurovision Song Contest was held on Saturday 21 May at the Sports Palace (Palats Sportu) in Kyiv.
The Eurovision Song Contest was broadcast live in over 40 countries.
www.armtv.com /eurovision/eng/?sub=contest   (1969 words)

  
 Eurovision on DMC
Eurovision Song Contest, Congresgebouw, The Hague, Netherlands, 1976.
The last Song Contest to be greeted by the old halo.
The 40th Eurovision Song Contest, and the logo was slightly darkened.
www.iol.ie /~dmcahill/eurovision.html   (918 words)

  
 Eurovision Song Contest - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Most countries in Europe have taken part at least once during the Contest's history, and such is the magnitude and scale of the Contest that the word "Eurovision" is one of the few household names to be recognised across an entire continent.
This well-estabilished pattern, however, was notably broken in 2006 with Finnish hard rock band Lordi's landslide victory.
The Contest has long been perceived as a political institution, where judges — and now televoters — allocate points based on their nation's political relationship to the other countries, rather than on their opinions of the songs.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Eurovision_Song_Contest   (6976 words)

  
 eurovision song contest - eurosongonline.com , scenario creative services
Inspired by the popular Italian San Remo Festival, the idea for the ESC was born during a meeting in Monaco in 1955 and adopted in Rome shortly after.
Yet another change of direction: all contestants have to sing in their native language again.
The 7th victory in ESC history is won by Eimear Quinn with his winning song "The Voice".
www.eurosongonline.com /past_years/3.htm   (1610 words)

  
 Eurovision - All Final and Semifinal results for the Eurovision 2006 in Athens
We are the first posting the Eurovision final results and we want to thank all Eurovision Funs for you support.
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   (299 words)

  
 Eurovision Song Contest quiz -- free game
When Udo Jurgens won the Eurovision Song Contest in 1966 for Austria, it was not the first time he participated.
Ireland is the most succesful country in the history of the Eurovision Song Contest.
In the 2000 Song Contest, there was only one country, that only scored 2 points and finished at the last place.
www.funtrivia.com /playquiz.cfm?qid=12704   (229 words)

  
 Eurovision Song Contest and Junior Eurovision Song Contest Page
For all those people who are interested in the Eurovision Song Contest (both adult and junior version), here are the results with songs, artists and score results.
The 50th Anniversary programme from the Forum in Copenhagen, Denmark (the venue of the 2003 Junior Eurovision) was shown on 22 October 2005.
The 2004 Junior Eurovision Song Contest Results and Details hosted in Norway on 20 November 2004.
www.myledbury.co.uk /eurovision   (997 words)

  
 EUROVISION SONG CONTEST | OIKOTIMES.COM | Monaco: TMC confirmed withdrawal from 2007 Eurovision Song Contest
Late last night, TMC confirmed the withdrawl from the Eurovision Song Contest.
Monaco entered the Eurovision Song Contest in 1959 and left in 1979.
In 2004 TMC decided to bring the country back to the contest but poor results seems to be so far the reason for the current withdrawal.
www.oikotimes.com /site/index.php?id=7220   (1063 words)

  
 The Diggiloo Thrush
By clicking on a song title you'll see that song's original lyrics, mostly along with an English translation of it.
If a song title is followed by (*), it means that we're looking for its lyrics and/or translation.
If you want to help us and translate some ESC songs or spot a mistake somewhere, please use the contact form or send us an e-mail.
www.diggiloo.net   (204 words)

  
 Love Of Music -- Turkish and English
The 14 countries are: France, Germany, Spain and the UK (the four largest countries in the contest), Turkey (the 2003 winner) plus the nine other top-scoring countries in 2003: Austria, Belgium, Iceland, Ireland, Norway, Poland, Romania, Russia and Sweden.
Her song, “Every Way That I Can” was a fusion of oriental pop and rap and sung in English.
Belgium had one of the strangest Eurovision entries, a song called “Sanom” which folk group Urban performed in a made-up language.
www.freewebs.com /zorkadin/eurovisionsongcontest.htm   (695 words)

  
 eBay.co.uk - eurovision song contest, eurovision, DVDs, CDs items at low prices   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Eurovision Song Contest 2003, Riga, Latvia NEW & SEALED
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 The Eurovision Song Contest
The Irish Republic had a tendency to dominate the contest in recent years -but analyzing the figures since the contest began in 1956, most critics agree that the UK has had the most consistent success.
There was very little interest in the song in the UK where it was not even the betting favourite.
As the contest proceeds you all eat and drink what you've collected for each country while their song is on the air.
www.captcabin.demon.co.uk /eurovision.htm   (990 words)

  
 BBC Radio 2 - Eurovision Song Contest
First Eurovision takes place on a Thursday night in Lugano, Switzerland.
She finishes seventh out of ten, overwhelmed by the 4' 30" of the winning Dutch song by Corry Brokken.
Clearly, the Eurovision lyric is already establishing itself.
www.bbc.co.uk /radio2/eurovision/2004/the_show/50s.shtml   (208 words)

  
 Eurovision Song Contest Record Book- Timeline   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
First time the contest was won by a singer that hadn't performed a song in the contest before (yes, even Lys Assia already had in 1956 as Refrain Refrain was her second song that evening)
First time the contest was held in a sports hall, rather than a concert or conference hall.
Sound recordings of all songs were sent to juries in all countries in advance and voted for.
eurovision.tummiweb.com /firsts.html   (2650 words)

  
 United Kingdom in the Eurovision Song Contest 1959... - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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 Communist Quiz
Teddy Johnson and Pearl Carr won the Eurovision Song Contest in 1959.
Teddy Johnson and Pearl Carr's song in the 1959 Eurovision Song Contest?
The contestant is Karl Marx and the prize this week is a beautiful lounge suite.
orangecow.org /pythonet/sketches/commquiz.htm   (553 words)

  
 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/1959
For the song by The Sisters of Mercy, see the album Floodland.
1959 (MCMLIX) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar.
Trujillo is killed less than two years later by men partly inspired by the deaths of the 1959 martyrs.
www.reference.com /browse/wiki/1959   (2495 words)

  
 Eurovision Song Contest Helsinki 2007 | Eurovision Song Contest 1959 participants
Domenico Modugno, who had a major hit last year with his Eurovision entry, now entered the contest again and reached a sixth place.
But again, his song Piove became a big hit particularly in Europe.
The United Kingdom returned to the contest while Luxembourg backed out for one year, making the number of participants in this contest 11.
www.esctoday.com /annual/1959/participants.php   (279 words)

  
 Eurovision Song Contest Voting
The 2007 Eurovision Song Contest final will be hosted by Finland on 12th May.
This site includes lots of information on Eurovision voting and results 1957-2006, and links to some of the many great Eurovision web pages.
I love the contest and would never dream of missing it
www.songcontestvoting.com /eurovision   (280 words)

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