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  Eurovision Song Contest article - Eurovision Song Contest 1956 European Broadcasting Union television radio Eurovision ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
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.
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.
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.
www.what-means.com /encyclopedia/ESC   (1594 words)

  
 Eurovision Song Contest - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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.
This was invoked at the 1991 contest, to resolve a tie between Sweden and France.
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 UK 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.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Eurovision_Song_Contest   (3454 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Eurovision Song Contest 1961   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
The Eurovision Song Contest 1967 was the twelfth Eurovision and was held on 8 April 1967 in Austria.
The Eurovision Song Contest 1971 was the sixteenth Eurovision and was held on April 3, 1971 in Dublin.
The Eurovision Song Contest 1975 was the twentieth Eurovision and was held on March 22, 1975 in Stockholm.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Eurovision-Song-Contest-1961   (2758 words)

  
 Eurovision Song Contest 1957 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
The Eurovision Song Contest 1957 was the second Eurovision Song Contest and was held on March 3, 1957, in Frankfurt am Main.
With 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 there was a noticeable increase in the number of people with televisions.
www.bonneylake.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Eurovision_Song_Contest_1957   (344 words)

  
 Eurovision Song Contest 1970 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
The Eurovision Song Contest 1970 was the fifteenth Eurovision and was held on March 21, 1970 in Amsterdam.
With as the presenter, the contest was won by Dana who represented Ireland, with the song "All Kinds of Everything".
Finland, Norway, Portugal and Sweden boycotted this contest as they were not pleased with the result of 1969 and the voting structure.
www.newlenox.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Eurovision_Song_Contest_1970   (247 words)

  
 Eurovision Song Contest 1962 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
The Eurovision Song Contest 1962 was the seventh Eurovision and was held on March 18, 1962 in Luxembourg.
With as the presenter, the contest was won by Isabelle Aubret who represented France, with her song "Un Premier Amour".
All 10 jury members points would then be added up and the song with the most points would get 3 points, the song with the second most points would get 2 points and the song with the third most points would get 1 point.
www.bonneylake.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Eurovision_Song_Contest_1962   (195 words)

  
 Eurovision Song Contest : Eurovision
The Eurovision Song Contest is an annual showcase of songs, running since May 24, 1956 and broadcast on television (but mainly radio in the first few years) throughout Europe.
The Eurovision Song Contest's name comes from the Eurovision TV distribution network, which is run by the European Broadcasting Union (EBU).
The song contest can be entered by any member of the EBU which includes countries such as Israel, Morocco, Tunisia, Algeria, Egypt, Lebanon, Libya, Syria and just recently Georgia which are not in Europe.
www.fastload.org /eu/Eurovision.html   (1148 words)

  
 Lale Andersen - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
She was famous for her song "Lili Marleen", which was very popular with the German soldiers.
The Nazis forbade her to sing the song and perform on stage ever again.
She participated in the Eurovision Song Contest 1961 with the song "Einmal sehen wir uns wieder" and came 13th place with 3 points.
www.marylandheights.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Lale_Andersen   (241 words)

  
 Eurovision Song Contest 1973 - Open Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
The Eurovision Song Contest 1973 was the eighteenth Eurovision and was held on April 7, 1973 in Luxembourg.
The language rule that only allowed countries to enter songs that were sung in any of their national languages was dropped, this led to some countries to sing in English.
The event was marked with a scandal as the Spanish song, Eres tú, was accused of plagiarism due to suggestions that it was merely a rewrite of the Yugoslav) entry from the 1966 contest (Brez besed sung by Berta Ambrož).
open-encyclopedia.com /Eurovision_Song_Contest_1973   (201 words)

  
 Eurovision Song Contest   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Since each of the entrant countries casts a series of votes, it is only rarely that a song has failed to have any votes at all cast for it.
In the early 1990s the Irish broadcaster RTÉ was reported to have experienced considerable financial difficulties through having to host the contest four times in five years.
However ABBA and Celine Dion are the only contest winners to have had significant international success.
www.esdng5.com /en/wikipedia/e/eu/eurovision_song_contest.html   (1445 words)

  
 Eurovision Song Contest   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
By the 1960s, entries were limited to one song per country (participation in the contest had almost doubled).
The last time the United Kingdom won the contest was just after the EU-sceptic Conservative administration of John Major was heavily defeated by the more EU-friendly Tony Blair (although the country had come second in both 1992 and 1993, during the Major administration).
However, the contest is considered a unique showcase for launching the host country as a tourist destination.
www.infothis.com /find/Eurovision_Song_Contest   (2137 words)

  
 Eurovision Song Contest 2006 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
The Eurovision Song Contest 2006 is the fifty-first edition of the Eurovision Song Contest, which will be held in Athens, Greece due to Elena Paparizou's win in the 2005 contest.
The scheduled dates for the contest are 18 May 2006 for the Semi Final and 20 May 2006 for the Final.
Spain, United Kingdom, France and Germany as the four countries that provide the most financial support for the contest.
newlenox.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Eurovision_Song_Contest_2006   (320 words)

  
 Eurovision_Song_Contest_1994   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
The Eurovision Song Contest 1994 was the 39th Eurovision Song Contest and was held on April 30, 1994 in Dublin.
To cope with the increasing number of countries wishing to participate in the contest, for 1994 the European Broadcasting Union ruled that the five lowest-placed countries from the preceding year's contest would not participate.
With advances in technology, this was the first contest in which the spokesperson for each national jury appeared on-screen, live from their own countries.
www.apawn.com /search.php?title=Eurovision_Song_Contest_1994   (222 words)

  
 Eurovision Song Contest 1961 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Eurovision Song Contest 1961 was the sixth Eurovision and was held on March 18, 1961 in Cannes, France.
With Jacqueline Joubert as the presenter, the contest was won by Jean-Claude Pascal who represented Luxembourg, with his song "L nous les Amoureux".
Each Country had 10 Jury Members who each decided the best song and each awarded 1 point.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Eurovision_Song_Contest_1961   (113 words)

  
 Eurovision Song Contest 2004 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
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)

  
 Germany in the Eurovision Song Contest   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Although German contestants have had limited success in the past, public interest remains high and the contest is one of the most watched events each year.
The contest was held in the United Kingdom and Nicole won with 161 points, a 61 point margin over runner-up Avi Toledano from Israel.
Even though the seventh place finish was disappointing to many in Germany it was a revival for the Eurovision Contest within the country and was the beginning of four consecutive top ten finishes.
www.worldhistory.com /wiki/G/Germany-in-the-Eurovision-Song-Contest.htm   (467 words)

  
 Eurovisie Songfestival - The Belgian Pop & Rock Archives   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Initially, this song was to be sung by showbizz-duo Nicole and Hugo, but they had to forfeit because of jaundice.
With her 13 years the youngest winner of the song contest ever (a record that is safe from being broken, cause the current regulations impose a minimum-age of 16).
The song was by the Belgian Dutchman Stef Bos.
houbi.com /belpop/groups/eurosong.htm   (1082 words)

  
 Eurovision Song Contest 1998   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Dana International was the winner of this Eurovision with the song, Diva.
Each Country had a televote, where the top ten most voted for songs were awarded the 12, 10, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1 points, with a backup jury in case of mistakes.
Instead, there were gasps as FYR Macedonia sent the final points of the evening to fellow Balkan nation Croatia, handing Israel their first win in the contest since "Hallelujah" in 1979.
www.tocatch.info /en/Eurovision_Song_Contest_1998.htm   (230 words)

  
 eurovisionlive.com | report from the Eurovision Song Contest 2002
In the Eurovision history is has always been the case that the hosting country shapes up well.
The song is catchy and stays in the listeners ears for a longer time.
Everybody, but really everybody thought that this lady was the presenter of the Eurovision Song Contest 1961 in Luxembourg - but she wasn't.
www.eurovisionlive.com /englisch/archiv/2002/bericht.htm   (1663 words)

  
 Eurovision Song Contest 2004 Results
The 2004 Eurovision Song Contest was held at the Abdi Ipekci Stadium in Istanbul, Turkey.
Eurovision 2005 Official Double DVD Pack for £13.99 (at least 330 minutes long!)
Unconfirmed, the date for the Eurovision Song Contest 50th Contest Semi Final 2005 is Wednesday 18 May 2005 and the Final is on Saturday 21 May 2005.
www.myledbury.co.uk /eurovision/year/eurovision_2004.asp   (585 words)

  
 PCL LinkDump: Week 24 - More WWII Propaganda
The very first swinging propaganda song done was this version of 'Onward Christian Soldiers' by an unknown assembly band, five weeks after the outbreak of the war in 1939, mocking the british soldiers for marching off to die for protecting the international conspiracy of jews.
She was the woman who launched the song Lili Marlene (which is on one of the Charlie cd:s) in 1941 but Goebbels found it to have a “cadaverous smell” and Hinkel thought it to be “defeatist chirping” so eventually the Nazis forbid her to sing it and perform on stage ever again.
Lale ended her career with a participation in the Eurovision Song Contest in 1961 (13th place with 3 points), dying in Vienna in 1972.
easydreamer.blogspot.com /2005/08/week-24-more-wwii-propaganda.html   (463 words)

  
 Eurovision Song Contest 2001 - ArtPolitic Encyclopedia of Politics : Information Portal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
The Eurovision Song Contest 2001 was the 46th Eurovision, it was held in Denmark on May 12th and the presenters were Natasja Crone Back[?] and Søren Pilmark[?].
Tanel Padar, Dave Benton & 2XL[?] was the winner of this Eurovision with the song, Everybody[?].
Each Country had a televote, where the top ten most voted for songs were awarded the 12, 10, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1 points.
www.artpolitic.org /infopedia/eu/Eurovision_Song_Contest_2001.html   (164 words)

  
 Business Software Review : Article 'United Kingdom in the Eurovision Song Contest 2001'   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
The other contestants were the 1996 UK entrant Gina G, as well as Andy Scott-Lee, and the group Tricolore.
They represented the United Kingdom in the Eurovision Song Contest 1961 with the song "Are you Sure?" They came in second place with 24 points.
The song won the Eurovision Song Contest and began a fairly successful pop career for the band that lasted until 1986.
www.business-software-review.org /DisplayArticle395039.html   (379 words)

  
 Eurovision Song Contest 1982   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
The Eurovision Song Contest 1982 was the 27th Eurovision, it was held in the United Kingdom on April 24th and the presenter was Jan Leeming.
Nicole was the winner of this Eurovision with the song, Ein bißchen Frieden.
Each Country had a Jury who awarded 12, 10, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1 points for their top ten songs.
encyclopedia.jigyasa.in /wikipedia/e/eu/eurovision_song_contest_1982.html   (90 words)

  
 Eurovision Song Contest Encyclopedia Article, Definition, History, Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
The French song in 2001 was sung with a closing verse in a form of badly translated "Franglais".
Spain and Portugal also remain faithful to singing in their native tongues, although both have used English in recent songs, such as Spain's "Europe's Living A Celebration".
The presenters of the contest connect by satellite to each country's jury in turn, inviting the spokesperson for each national jury to read out that country's votes in French or English, although French is usually only used by all countries where spoken (Monaco,Belgium,France)and sometimes Switzerland.
www.alienartifacts.com /encyclopedia/Eurovision_Song_Contest   (3615 words)

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