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 Eurovision Song Contest 1990 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Eurovision Song Contest 1990 was the 35th Eurovision Song Contest.
The lyrics of several entries celebrated the whirlwind of democratisation that had engulfed central and eastern Europe with bewildering speed in the preceding months, focusing especially on the iconic moment of the Berlin Wall being breached in November 1989.
A notorious mishap occurred at the start of the first song, when a mysteriously long delay caused by problems with the backing track was followed by the Spanish singers missing their cue as the song didn't start from the very beginning.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Eurovision_Song_Contest_1990   (383 words)

 Eurovision Song Contest
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 - 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)

 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)

 Candida Martinelli's Italophile Site(Eurovision/San Remo)
They recorded in many languages and are probably most famous for the "duck" song, or 'Il ballo di qua qua', that parents all over the world had to dance with their children by flapping their elbows with their hands in their armpits.
Eurovision is an association of European (and Mediterranean) broadcasters that has recently expanded to include broadcasters from the new European Union members, plus more countries to the East.
Italy won the contest in 1990 when Toto Cutugno sang a song that was technically entitled Insieme: 1992, a key year for European integration.
italophiles.com /eurovision.htm   (1814 words)

 Eurovision Song Contest 2005 - Kyiv quiz -- free game
Portugal had never won the contest before 2005 and was very unlucky after competing in 37 editions of the contest with their highest position only being 6th.
After the contest, the full results of the semi-final were announced and it was shown that Romania had actually won the semi-final with 235 points.
Sweden, before this precise contest, was the only country since 1990 not to have been relegated from the contest due to bad performances the previous years.
www.funtrivia.com /playquiz.cfm?qid=209495   (776 words)

 Turkey wins Eurovision song contest - theage.com.au
Turkey yesterday narrowly won the Eurovision Song Contest for the first time, as star Sertab Erener gave a boost to its European integration ambitions with her mix of rhythm and belly dance.
But by staging the contest over the past two years the former Soviet republics of Estonia and Latvia considerably increased their profile in the rest of Europe, basking in the media spotlight.
Ironically, she failed on two previous occasions to be chosen to represent her country in the contest, in 1989 and 1990.
www.theage.com.au /articles/2003/05/25/1053801275443.html   (586 words)

 Thought Scraps
Thank you for being so awful that Germany would have gotten thrown out of the contest altogether, if not for the fact that German TV is so mighty and rich we are in no matter what.
This year's winner was a tango pop song from Latvia (forgot the name of the singer) that was actually quite good.
The contest itself, held in Talinn this year (it's always held in the country that won the previous year), was further proof to this.
www.corabuhlert.com /2002/05/watched-eurovision-song-contest.html   (574 words)

 ::::: EUROVISION SONG CONTEST 2005 on STAR RADIO ::::: Listen Online to all the Eurovision songs on STAR RADIO
The Eurovision Song Contest, which has a great tradition and heritage going back to 1956, is one of the very few truly pan-European television programmes and is watched by up to 100 million people every year.
In 2002 Constantinos was again in the Eurovision Song Contest in Tallinn, Estonia, as the leader singer of ONE representing Cyprus with the song ‘Gimme’ and reaching the 6th place.
She was asked to sing a song for the Dutch National Song Contest and felt that she had "nothing left to lose".
www.star-radio.net /eurovision2005.htm   (7155 words)

 Random Works of the Web » Blog Archive » Eurovision Song Contest 2004   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The Eurovision Song Contest 2004 was the forty-ninth Eurovision Song Contest and took place on May 12, 2004 and May 15, 2004, in Istanbul, Turkey.
It was the first Eurovision Song Contest to be a two-day event, with one qualifying round held on a Wednesday and the grand finale held on the following Saturday.
Some commentators suggested that, true to Eurovision tradition, her victory could be attributed more to her dance routine and revealing attire than to the quality of the song.
random.dragonslife.org /eurovision-song-contest-2004/3521   (680 words)

 EUROVISION SONG CONTEST | OIKOTIMES.COM | Tajči in concert tonight   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Matejas first came to prominence in 1990 when she represented the then-nation of Yugoslavia in the Eurovision Song Contest.
The contest allows members of the European Broadcasting Union to select one song from their nation to win the award as the continent's best.
Matejas' song was "Hajde Da Ludujemo," which is Croatian for, "Let's Go Crazy." It was judged the seventh-best song in the contest.
www.oikotimes.com /site/index.php?id=7283   (1245 words)

Mikael Erlandsson was compeeting with the song "Tills jag mötte dig" in the Eurovision song contest in Sweden.
The song is on their debutalbum as well as on the album Fame Factory Vol.5, which recently sold gold.
Andreasson/Szucs/Wassenius has written the the song "Long way home" which is a new single with Carola Szucs and she performed it at the weekfinals in swedish television.
www.sundaymusic.se /index.html   (1260 words)

 eurobosnia.com | Eurovision Song Contest | Pjesma Eurovizije
After several months of euphoria, a decision was made to hold the Eurovision Song Contest 1990 in Zagreb in the "Vatroslav Lisinski" hall.
The Eurovision Song Contest 1990 took place on May 5, and it was won by the Italian singer-songwriter Toto Cutugno with the song "Insieme 1992." From the total of 21 juries he received 149 points.
One of the most listened to songs of Eurovision in Zagreb till this day is "Bandido" sung by the Spanish duo "Azucar Moreno," who won the fifth place.
www.eurobosniamp3.com   (806 words)

 eurovisionlive.com | Malta 2004
They usually did quite well - maybe due to the fact that English is their official second language - so before the language barrier fell they had a certain advantage compared to other countries.
The most successful songs were "7th Wonder" sung by Ira Losco (Tallinn 2002) where they became 2nd, "The One That I Love" by Chiara (Birmingham 1998 - 3rd place) or "Little Child" sung by Mary Spiteri which also became 3rd in Malmö 1992.
This song is probably one of the more strange kind of songs the contest has to offer this year - you'll either hate it or love it, we guess.
www.eurovisionlive.com /englisch/archiv/2004/malta.htm   (243 words)

 escforever.com | Database
1990 was the year of political Eurovision songs following the fall of the Iron Curtain and failure of European Communism.
The Belgium entrant, Philippe Lafontaine, achieved 12th place with his song “Macédomienne.” Afterwards, he refused to release 500 special exclusive copies of the CD, however did release them years later to help an aid project in Bosnia Herzegovina.
It turned out he was right and his whiter-than-white suit only served to prove the rule if you want to win Eurovision there’s only one colour to wear...
www.escforever.com /1990.html   (213 words)

 Eurovision Winner - How To Win The Eurovision Song Contest
The winner every year is the one that gets some points from all of the participating countries rather than 12 points from only a few.
An interesting observation is that 8 of the top 10 songs reached the finals qualifying from semi-finals.
Sweden and Belgium have ABBA-style songs that almost always go down well with the Eurovision crowd but I wouldn't bet on either of them winning the competition when they are up against better songs.
www.eurovisionwinner.com   (626 words)

 Eurovision Song Contest: The 1990's on Teilifis
The last Song Contest to be greeted by the old halo.
This was the first appearance of the new Eurovision logo, launched to mark the EBU's 40th anniversary.
The 40th Eurovision Song Contest, and the logo was slightly darkened.
www.iol.ie /~teilifis/euro90s.html   (296 words)

 BBC Radio 2 - Eurovision Song Contest
Samantha now refers to Eurovision as one of the worst experiences of her career.
Eurovision welcomes Eastern Europe, but it's business as usual on the voting front, and in a repeat of '92, Ireland's Niamh Kavanagh pips the UK entrant, Sonia into second place.
Germany appear to capture the spirit of Eurovision with 'Verliebt In Dich' (Fallen in Love with You) by cheese-tastic, husband and wife duo Stone and Stone.
www.bbc.co.uk /radio2/eurovision/2006/the_show/history90s.shtml   (566 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 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   (997 words)

 Athens 2006
Turkey first entered the Eurovision Song Contest in 1975, but after a series of poor results, didn't manage a Top 5 finish until 1997.
In 1990 she came 9th in the Turkish national final with the song "Kime Me" (Hardly Important).
In 2002, she wrote ten songs and the ensuing album "Kirmizi" (Red), released in 2003, is still enjoying healthy sales and air play.
www.keithm.utvinternet.ie /Turkey06profile.htm   (1526 words)

 .: eurosong.net.ru : Eurovision 2004
There were 24 participants in the final of Eurovision: top 10 from the qualification round and 14 "direct" participants which were assured of a place in the final.
The stadium has a capacity of 15000, but the capacity for the 2004 Eurovision Song Contest events was around 10000.
In 1998 she made a Turkish cover of the Eurovision hit of Imaani "Where are you" and became popular as a singer.
www.bestcatalog.net /~eurosong/y04e.html   (551 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)

Because of her popularity in Greece, where she ended up spending more and more time, she was approached to represent the country for a second time in the Eurovision Song Contest 2005.
The song went onto win the final contest (with backing vocals provided by Cypriot former Eurovision-participant Alexandros Panayi), and brought the contest to Greece for 2006 for the first time in the contest's history.
www.solarnavigator.net /music/greece_in_the_eurovision_song_contest.htm   (845 words)

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