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 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   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Eurovision song contest of the Eurovision song contest is an international music competition which is organized since 1956 yearly.
On the occasion of the 50-th Eurovision song of contest an art exhibit found in Kiev for the first time also under the title "We, the people of Eurovision..." instead of.
Of the Eurovision song contest produced in the course of his history meanwhile reaching round several decades numerous songs which became international success and sometimes Evergreens.
www.slotsch.de /english/html/eurovision_song_contest.html   (1167 words)

 Eurovision Song Contest 1967 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Eurovision Song Contest 1967 was the twelfth Eurovision Song Contest.
The presenter became confused whilst the voting was taking place, and declared the United Kingdom's entry to be the winner before the last country had announced its votes.
Denmark chose not to participate and left the contest at this point, to return in 1978.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Eurovision_Song_Contest_1967   (190 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 1983 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Eurovision Song Contest 1983 was the 28th Eurovision Song Contest and was held on April 23, 1983 in Munich.
Corinne Hermes was the winner of this Eurovision with the song, "Si la vie est cadeau".
This was Luxembourg's fifth victory in the contest which equalled the record set by France in 1977.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Eurovision_Song_Contest_1983   (364 words)

 Eurovision Song Contest - Trivia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Incredibly, the cheese-fest that is the Eurovision Song Contest has been running since 1956.
The original Eurovision Song Contest participants were Switzerland, West Germany, the Netherlands, France, Italy, Luxembourg and Belgium.
The Eurovision Song Contest is a uniquely European phenomenon that manages to be both dated and timeless at the same time.
entertainment.msn.co.uk /tv/EurovisionSongContestTrivia   (572 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)

 Historical Milestones   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
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.
Because Ruslana won the contest with the song ‘Wild Dances’, next year's contest will be held in Kiev in the Ukraine.
The Final of the 50th Eurovision Song Contest was held on Saturday 21 May at the Sports Palace (Palats Sportu) in Kyiv.
www.eurovision.tv /english/611.htm   (1938 words)

 United Kingdom in the Eurovision Song Contest 1967 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The United Kingdom held a national preselection to choose the song that would go to the Eurovision Song Contest 1967.
It was held on February 25, 1967 and presented by Rolf Harris.
The selection of Sandie Shaw as the singer was something of a departure; in recognition of changing trends in the contest, she was the first real "pop" star to be chosen as the UK representative.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/United_Kingdom_in_the_Eurovision_Song_Contest_1967   (220 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 2006, Trivia, Contestant Galleries, Downloads - MSN Music UK   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Daz Sampson finished 19th at the Eurovision Song Contest with 25 points.
Their song, Hard Rock Hallelujah, was loud enough to be heard on Mars.
In honour of the kitsch-fest, we've got trivia, downloads of classic Eurovision songs from years gone by and galleries of famous contestants from yesteryear.
entertainment.msn.co.uk /music/eurovision2006   (686 words)

 UK and "The Eurovision Song Contest" quiz -- free game
""The Eurovision Song Contest", as you know, is watched by millions of people each year in dozens of different countries, however for this quiz we are only concerned with UK participation."
In 1976 the UK won for the second time the song was 'Save Your Kisses For Me', the singers were Brotherhood of Man, but where was the contest held?
Cheryl Baker was one quarter of Bucks Fizz when they won the contest in 1981, three years earlier she had been part of which other Eurovision entry?
www.funtrivia.com /playquiz.cfm?qid=92279   (456 words)

 Guardian Unlimited | Today's issues | Eurovision song contest
This year's Eurovision song contest is being held in Riga this weekend.
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.
Those five winners are the barefoot Sandie Shaw with Puppet on a String in 1967, Lulu singing Boom Bang A Bang in 1969, Brotherhood of Man's Save All Your Kisses for Me in 1976, Bucks Fizz's Making Your Mind Up in 1981, and Love Shine a Light, by Katrina and the Waves in 1997.
www.guardian.co.uk /netnotes/article/0,6729,721508,00.html   (757 words)

 Eurovision Song Contest 1967
Minouche Barelli interpretierte diesen Song, sie konnte aber nicht an den Erfolg von France Gall anknüpfen.
Ihr Grand-Prix-Beitrag hielt sich unmittelbar nach dem Song Contest in seiner Instrumentalversion von Paul Mauriat 5 Wochen lang an der Spitze der amerikanischen Charts.
1967 fiel die Wahl der BBC angesichts ihrer Erfolge auf sie als Vertreterin Großbritanniens in Wien.
www.ecgermany.de /archiv/1967esc.htm   (729 words)

 Eurovision Song Contest | Armenian Public Television   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
In 1989 Switerzerland’s entry was sung in Romansch and Lithuania’s song "Strazdas" was sung in a west-Lithuanian dialect.
France has also attempted to win with songs in Corsican and Breton and in 2003, Belgium came second with a song in an imaginary language.
And the winner was Luxembourg, with Corinne Hermes and her song "Si la vie est un cadeau".
www.armtv.com /eurovision/eng/?sub=contest   (2012 words)

 Eurovision Song Contest - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Contest is considered a unique showcase for promoting the host country as a tourist destination.
From 1997 to 2001, countries qualified for each Contest based on the average of their points totals for their entries over the previous five years.
A qualification round, known as the semi-final, was introduced for the 2004 Contest.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Eurovision   (6940 words)

 The Diggiloo Thrush
Our aim is to have the lyrics for all versions that are recorded by the original Eurovision artist, and translations for the main versions (e.g.
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 Trivia and Fun Facts about The Eurovision Song Contest
Italy boycotted the 1981 Eurovision Song contest, saying that it was too old fashioned, while the following year France ducked out saying that the cost was too great for such mediocre results.
Finland, not to be outdone by their Scandanavian neighbours scored nul points in the 1982 competition with a song protesting about the building of a nuclear power station.
The youngest ever winner of the Eurovision Song contest was 13 year old Sandra Kin from Belgium in 1986.
www.comedy-zone.net /triviazone/music/page3.htm   (438 words)

 BBC Radio 2 - Eurovision Song Contest
Continuing the Eurovision trend for banal song titles, Bryan Johnson sings 'Looking High High High' for the UK as Radio 2's David Jacobs supplies the commentary on home soil.
Eurovision fact: Bryan Johnson is actually Teddy's brother (see Eurovision 1959).
Eurovision returns to London and the dream team of Katie Boyle and David Jacobs take to the commentary seats.
www.bbc.co.uk /radio2/eurovision/2006/the_show/history60s.shtml   (582 words)

 The Eurovision Song Contest 2006 - thoughts
Between you and me, I think it is an embarrassment that the horrid song (if you can forgive me for calling it a song) by LT United comes in 6th place with 162 points, while far superior efforts by Germany and Norway have a mere 36 points each.
In actuality, the difference between the songs in first and second place couldn't be greater...
Those Brits interviewed about how bad it was to have hard rocking monsters in the Eurovision didn't seem to make much of a mention to the musical style of their own country's entry - what with police sirens in the audio and rap...
www.heyrick.co.uk /eurovision/2006/comments.html   (3744 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.
Visit Gina G's new website (She is also in the UK Final of the 2005 Eurovision).
www.myledbury.co.uk /eurovision   (1078 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)

No discussion of the Irish music scene can be complete without reference to the annual Eurovision Song Contest.
The first Eurovision was held in 1956 and although nearly ten years "late" to the party, Ireland has won more Eurovision contests than any other country, including England.
To hear the complete song versions of all the Irish entries into the Eurovision, click here.
www.irish-showbands.com /eurovision.htm   (280 words)

 Eurovision • thecustard.tv guide
The highlight for many fans is not the singing of the 20-plus songs but the voting carried out by viewers in each country, with results conveyed by local broadcasters, who invariably try to make the most of their moment in the spotlight (the UK's Colin Berry is especially guilty of this).
Some musical trends have emerged during the contest's history: love songs dominated early on; bouncy, kitsch pop songs with ridiculous titles ruled for a long time (from La La La to Diggi Loo-Diggi Ley); before soaring ballads came to the fore, thanks to a spate of Irish successes.
In the early days, Eurovision winners always went on to win a place in the British hearts and charts but that tradition ended in the 1980s, even though the contest still attracts a big audience on BBC1.
www.thecustard.tv /shows/eurovision.html   (2606 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)

 Eurovision Song Contest 1967 - Wien
Der Eurovision Song Contest 1967 war der 12.
April 1967 in Wien im Großen Festsaal der Wiener Hofburg statt, da der Vorjahressieger Udo Jürgens aus Österreich gekommen war.
Gewonnen wurde der Contest von Sandie Shaw, die für ihr Land England angetreten war, mit dem Lied Puppet on a string.
www.songcontest.info /08_history_des_songcontest/1967_songcontest_1967/songcontest-1967.html   (89 words)

 Folkies in the Eurovision song contest
Perhaps we should have a Eurovison Folk Song Contest....
And the reason Finland won, is prob that Europe has finally realised what a joke the Eurovision is, and voted for the act that took the p**s...
I would agree with you about the culture and language thing but last night all the songs were sung in English.
www.footstompin.com /forum?threadid=55133   (750 words)

 Eurovision Song Contest Voting   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
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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