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 eurovision song contest - eurosongonline.com , scenario creative services
The Eurovision Song Contest grew out of the Italian "San Remo Song Festival" and was first staged in Switzerland in 1956 with the participation of 7 countries.
The Eurovision's Song Contest stated mission is: "to stimulate the output of original high-quality songs in the field of popular music by encouraging competition between authors and composers through the international comparison of their work".
Morten Arket of "A-Ha" co-presents the 1996 Eurovision in Oslo whilst Ronan Keating from "Boyzone" co-presents the 1997 Eurovision in Dublin.
www.eurosongonline.com /past_years/1.htm   (878 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.
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.factbug.org /cgi-bin/a.cgi?a=9954   (2291 words)

 Eurovision Song Contest 1963 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
All those points would then be added up and the fice song with the most points got 5, 4, 3, 2, and 1 votes in order.
The Eurovision Song Contest 1963 was the eighth Eurovision Song Contest.
France had won the contest in 1962 but they handed the honour of hosting the event to the United Kingdom because they did not wish to host the contest again so soon after hosting the 1961 event.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Eurovision_Song_Contest_1963   (279 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)

Because it is the highest-profile event distributed by the network, the Song Contest itself is often simply called "Eurovision" (especially in the United Kingdom, which transmits fewer Eurovision Network broadcasts than most continental countries).
Bizarrely, the UK's song was chosen after the date of the international final but the EBU adopted the idea of contacting the international juries by telephone and this was introduced in 1957 and used until 1993.
Even though the Junior Eurovision Song Contest was approved by the EBU, it hasn't been very successful, and has generally had unsatisfactory audience ratings, particularly in the United Kingdom, where from 2004 it was only shown on digital channel ITV2.
www.solarnavigator.net /music/eurovision_song_contest.htm   (4923 words)

 Eurovision Song Contest 1992 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Eurovision Song Contest 1992 was the 37th Eurovision Song Contest and was held on May 9, 1992 in Malmö, Sweden.
The song was written by Johnny Logan, who had won the 1980 and 1987 contests as a singer.
The contest took place at the MalmöMässan where the stage set was in the shape of a Viking ship’s bow with a dragon in the centre and stars on each side.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Eurovision_Song_Contest_1992   (411 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)

 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)

 Eurovision Greece 2006 - Links   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
The Eurovision Song Contest is an annual event organized by Europe's Public Television Channels, aiming to promote the most popular new song.
In reality, Eurovision is the name of the European Broadcasting Union's (EBU) European distribution network, which was founded in the mid '50s and continues to provide news and sports material within and beyond the borders of the continent.
Today, 51 years later, Eurovision continues to supply material throughout Europe, - and many more countries - however, the only programme that is commonly linked to Eurovision is the song contest.
www.eurovisionathens.gr /en/history.asp   (540 words)

 Eurovision Song Contest - UKGameshows
The Eurovision Song Contest, the self-proclaimed "Greatest Gameshow on Earth" is an international institution.
The contest was first staged in Switzerland in 1956, and the UK has participated every year except 1956 and 1958.
But there's one thing an Eurovision synopsis wouldn't be complete without, the one Factor X that is Terry Wogan, he who has been commentating for the television viewers since the early seventies (for the more serious minded amongst you, put your telly on mute and listen to Ken Bruce on Radio 2).
www.ukgameshows.com /page/index.php/Eurovision_Song_Contest   (2328 words)

 Eurovision Greece 2006 - Chatting with Ledina Celo   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
The people would have heard the song twice and I would’ve gained a bit more experience on Kiyv’s stage," said Ledina, despite the fact that she lacks no experience in performing in front of a live audience.
The impressive performer is well aware of her capabilities and says she is not stressed about the Eurovision Contest.
"It is a song with traditional musical instruments; a piece that combines the old with the new," explained Ledina, while she added, "It talks about the atmosphere during a wedding, as well as the relationship between a mother and her daughter.
eurovision.ert.gr /en/news.asp?id=7384   (1014 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)

 Lou Hoffner on the 48-th Eurovision Song Contest 2003.
In the spring of 2001, during hosting of the finals in Germany for Eurovision Song Contest, Lou could show all her talents to all interested persons at last.
He has already written song Let’s Get Happy together with his friend, the poet, Dr. Bernd Meinunger - both was been named the great fathers of a German Eurovision.
Contest in Kiel and Riga is the most important for me. Ralph had communicated with me just before Christmas and had told to me, that he and Bernd have written a very specific thing.
www.eurosong.ru /euro/euro2003/participants/lou_2003E.htm   (1621 words)

 Eurovision Song Contest | Armenian Public Television   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
The most used words by Eurovision fans in connection with the song contest are "Abba", "Eurovision", "Dana" and "Leandros" according to a study by the University of Leiden.
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   (1971 words)

 Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2003 Results and Details
This was the first Eurovision where advert gaps was added to the contest, especially it was shown on ITV1 in the UK.
The 2005 Junior Eurovision Song Contest may be held in the Netherlands but a total of 5 countries want to hold it.
Here are the songs and artist who entered the 2003 Junior Eurovision Song Contest and their final score.
www.myledbury.co.uk /eurovision/year/junioreurovision_2003.asp   (515 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 2005 | PopMatters Television Review
While it can be cost-prohibitive for some countries to enter the contest (or to host the next year's contest if they win), voting often reflects world political tensions and alliances, pointedly, without American influences.
Though Eurovision might be relatively unknown to Americans, others will recognize its impact through the songs and singers it unleashes upon the world.
The contest was broadcast for the first time in Russian and Eastern Bloc countries in 1965, but it wasn't until the fall of the Iron Curtain that Eastern European countries competed in any numbers: Latvia, Romania, Russia, Hungary, and Estonia all entered the 1994 competition.
popmatters.com /tv/reviews/e/eurovision-song-contest-2005.shtml   (1057 words)

 Eurovision Greece 2006 - Fokas Evagelinos CV   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Choreographer, dancer, and dance teacher, Fokas Evagelinos was born in Mesologi in 1963.
Sakis Rouvas who represented Greece in the Eurovision Song Contest.
Helena Paparizou who represented Greece in the Eurovision Song Contest.
www.eurovisionathens.gr /en/fokas.asp   (338 words)

 Eurovision song contest | Today's issues | Guardian Unlimited
This year's Eurovision song contest is being held in Riga this weekend.
Or linger on the recent relaxation of the language rules that mean that participants no longer need to sing in their native language.
The Eurovision song contest has been celebrating Europe's musical diversity, the spirit of friendly competition and Terry Wogan's genial broadcasting manner since 1956, when it was established to to promote peace and harmony in a Europe still recovering from the second world war.
www.guardian.co.uk /netnotes/article/0,6729,721508,00.html   (766 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)

 Eurovision Song Contest Helsinki 2007 | Eurovision Square
24/Dec at 00:53 - Tonight, the Albanian representative for the 2007 Eurovision Song Contest was selected during the 45...
With a monsterous victory, Finland didn't only win the 2006 competition, but was also awarded the organisation of the 2007 Eurovision Song Contest, which will take place on 10th and 12th May 2007 in the capital Helsinki.
The 51st Eurovision Song Contest took place in Athens, which is the political, cultural and economic capital of Greece.
www.esctoday.com   (635 words)

 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)

 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)

 Eurovision Song Contest Record Book- Timeline
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)

 BBC Radio 2 - Eurovision Song Contest Feature
Show your dedication as a Eurovision fan by downloading some of these fab wallpapers to your desktop.
The Eurovision Song Contest on Radio 2 with Ken Bruce
Music industry and civil rights figures hail the legacy of the "Godfather of Soul", James Brown, who has died aged 73.
www.bbc.co.uk /radio2/eurovision/2006/playground/wallpapers.shtml   (280 words)

 Eurovision Songcontest Fan Community
For the second year ESCFC is looking for the best Eurovision winner of all time.
yes she won this online song contest for sweden, song is written by swedish song writers that is why she could sing for sweden she first won a 32 song strong melosongfesti...
Hello, I've seen something about Rosa refered to the United Song Contest autumn edition.
groups.msn.com /EurovisionSongcontestFanCommunity   (268 words)

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