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 Eurovision Song Contest   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
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 - 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 - Edsilia Rombley Is the Netherlands' Pick
The Netherlands opted for a familiar face to sing for it in the 2007 Eurovision Song Contest set to be held in Helsinki: Edsilia Rombley.
Edsilia participated in the Eurovision Song Contest in 1998 with the song Hemel en Aarde.
Born in Amsterdam in 1978, Edsilia is of Aruban descent.
www.eurovisionathens.gr /en/news.asp?id=22432   (402 words)

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.
Some 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 has evolved in some countries.
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 1998 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Eurovision Song Contest 1998 was the 43rd Eurovision Song Contest and was held on May 9, 1998 at the National Indoor Arena in Birmingham, England.
Dana International from Israel won this year's Eurovision, with the song Diva, following much pre-contest hype and publicity due to the fact that she is a male-to-female transsexual.
In a BBC interview, future Eurovision entrant Nicki French said that one of her most memorable Eurovision moments was Ulrika's infamous faux pas during the voting.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Eurovision_Song_Contest_1998   (805 words)

 eurovision song contest - eurosongonline.com , scenario creative services   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Finnish government plans to support the Eurovision Song Contest financially have allegedly stirred up trouble amongst some institutions, which claim to have suffered as a result of the Eurovision budget pledge.
Finnish rock band Lordi, who won the Eurovision Song Contest this year with Hard rock hallelujah have received a gold disc for their album The Arockalpyse in Sweden.
YLE is to organise the 52nd Eurovision Song Contest in Helsinki.
www.eurosongonline.com /index.html   (343 words)

 Eurovision Song Contest - Uncyclopedia
The Eurovision Song Contest was invented in Scotland in 1682 by a wee crofter called Wullie Faifley.
The Eurovision Song Contest was cited in 1998 as the third most stressful life event, after the death of a spouse and a family trip to IKEA.
In 2006, the contest was won by The Klingon Empire in their first appearance in the event.
uncyclopedia.org /wiki/Eurovision_Song_Contest   (758 words)

 Open Directory - Arts: Music: Songwriting: Contests: Eurovision Song Contest   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Eurovision 2005 Song Contest Lyrics - Lyrics for the 39 countries' songs that participated in 2005.
Eurovision Song Contest - A display of past Eurovision record covers and sleeves, table of all results since 1975, "the best and the worst", table of 1975-2000 voting results, trivia, and an on-going poll on the current contestants.
Eurovision Song Contest National Finals - Details of the National Finals held in most contesting countries.
dmoz.org /Arts/Music/Songwriting/Contests/Eurovision_Song_Contest   (455 words)

 Eurovision 2005
Mostly viewers from Balkan countries, that there are a lot of in the place of ex-Yugoslavia, voted for her.
Dress rehearsal of Eurovision final was held yesterday in the evening.
The joining of at once four national fan clubs from Lebanon, Latvia, Albania, and Ukraine to the General Organization of Eurovision Fans was the most remarkable event at the meeting.
en.eurovision.kyivstar.net   (261 words)

 Eurovision Song Contest | Armenian Public Television   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
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.
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)

 BBC NEWS | Entertainment | Row prompts Eurovision withdrawal
A Montenegrin panel of judges was accused of tactical voting earlier this month at a competition to decide the official song for the 2006 contest.
The audience booed and threw bottles at the stage when No Name were declared the winners, and the group were forced to leave the stage without performing a reprise of their song.
All the members of the UJRT's board later agreed that the judges from Montenegro had violated the statute and the spirit of the Eurovision Song Contest.
news.bbc.co.uk /go/click/rss/0.91/-/2/hi/entertainment/4824692.stm   (454 words)

 Eurovision Song Contest 2005 - MALTA :: Chiara
This was Chiara's second appearance at the Eurovision Song Contest, a first for any Maltese singer.
The contest, which has been broadcast every year since 1956 in the majority of European countries, holds the record as the longest-running annual programme on TV.
Over these pages we document several aspects of this popular song contest on the Internet, including lyrics and downloadable MP3s, streaming audio and video, as well as the latest news reports from MaltaMedia.com, and much more.
www.eurovisionmalta.com /2005/esc   (343 words)

 Eurovision Song Contest Helsinki 2007 | Eurovision Song Contest 1998 participants
The participants list of 25 countries was composed by last years winner (United Kingdom), the other 3 countries of the so-called big four (Germany, France and Spain), all countries that failed to qual..
The participants list of 25 countries was composed by last years winner (United Kingdom), the other 3 countries of the so-called big four (Germany, France and Spain), all countries that failed to qualify for last years contest (including debutant FYR Macedonia), complemented with the top of the 5-years average list introduced last year.
Dana International, born as a boy (Yaron Cohen), presented herself and her song to Europe, giving Israel it's 3rd contest-victory.
www.esctoday.com /annual/1998/participants.php   (286 words)

 Eurovision Song Contest - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In 1978, during the performance of the Israeli entry, the Jordanian broadcaster JRTV suspended the broadcast and showed pictures of flowers.
When it became apparent during the later stages of the voting sequence that Israel was going to win the Contest, JRTV abruptly ended the transmission.
Prompted by Germany's failure to qualify for the 1996 final, a new rule was made: From 1997 onwards, four particular countries would always qualify for the Eurovision final, regardless of their positions on the scoreboard in previous Contests.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Eurovision_Song_Contest   (7087 words)

 Background to the Eurovision Song Contest 1998
I had the full results of the contest, within 1 hour 40 minutes of the end of the 1998 contest.
The presenters of the 1998 Contest was Ulrika Johnson and Terry Wogan.
The UK viewers figures for the Contest was 9.62 million, a mere 800,000 more than the National Lottery Big Ticket, shown before the contest.
www.myledbury.co.uk /eurovision/year/eurovision_1998b.asp   (316 words)

 51st EUROVISION Song Contest 2006 - eurosongonline.com , scenario creative services   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Before re-entering the contest and winning with the song ‘Fangad av en stormvind’, Carola had had also taken part in the 1983 Eurovision Song Contest.
Massiel from Spain, Eurovision winner in 1968, is introduced by her one-time biggest rival: Sir Cliff Richard.
This song is said to be the best-selling Eurovision song ever – outselling even ‘Waterloo’ and ‘Eres tu’.
www.eurosongonline.com /2005/oct05/50_show.htm   (2055 words)

 2007 EUROVISION SONG CONTEST | OIKOTIMES.COM share the passion   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
It was in 1994 when the first Hungarian song performed in the Eurovision Song Contest.
In 1998 the broadcaster said 'goodbye' to the contest but it reutnred in 2005 with a song topping the chances even to win.
I absolutely loved 6 of the songs and was sure one of them would win.
www.oikotimes.com /site/index.php?id=6648   (672 words)

 My Visit to Eurovision Song Contest 1998   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Two weeks before the contest, I heard that there were tickets available for the dress rehearsal of the Eurovision Song Contest 1998 at the National Indoor Arena in Birmingham, England.
I thought that there are over 4,000 people going to the contest and parking may be difficult.
For now and the next two hours, it is exactly like the contest if it was shown live.
www.myledbury.co.uk /eurovision/year/eurovision_1998c.asp   (996 words)

Their worse result was 20th place in 1998 with the song "Mia Krifi Evaisthisia" by Thalassa.
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)

 Teapacks to represent Israel in the Eurovision Song Contest - Haaretz - Israel News
Teapacks to represent Israel in the Eurovision Song Contest - Haaretz - Israel News
Teapacks to represent Israel in the Eurovision Song Contest
The Broadcasting Authority committee on the Eurovision Song Contest, headed by journalist Yoav Ginai, was entrusted with the decision after the Broadcasting Authority discovered that it lacked the funds needed to hold a pre-Eurovision contest.
www.haaretz.com /hasen/spages/810431.html   (512 words)

 BBC NEWS | Special Report | 1998 | 05/98 | Eurovision | Transsexual singer stirs up passions
It may be the third time Israel has won the Eurovision Song Contest, but it is the first time the winner is a she who once was a he.
Her nomination in November to represent Israel in the contest caused a stir among some religious Jews.
Links to more Eurovision stories are at the foot of the page.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/special_report/1998/05/98/eurovision/90279.stm   (387 words)

 Eurovision Song Contest Helsinki 2007 | Eurovision Square
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.
Thanks to Helena Paparizou and her song My number one, the Greek broadcaster ERT hosted the contest, for the first time.
www.esctoday.com   (644 words)

 BBC Radio 2 - Eurovision Song Contest Homepage   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The jubilant Finn's have been voted the winners of the 2006 Eurovision Song Contest!
The contest format and the most important rules explained, in plain English.
The Eurovision Song Contest on Radio 2 with Ken Bruce
www.bbc.co.uk /eurovision   (291 words)

 Eurovision Song Contest Homepage
The Eurovision Song Contest is an annual European popular music festival which is now in its 51st year.
The Eurovision Database has won an award from The Net Magazine - June 2000 - Best Eurovision site.
The Eurovision Database is proud to be associated with The Leicester Mercury as A Friend of Leicestershire
homepage.ntlworld.com /waterloo/eschome.htm   (195 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)

 Malta at the Eurovision Song Contest   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Eurovision Song Contest 2007 - Thurs 17 + Sat 19 May
228 songs submitted for upcoming Malta Song for Europe -
Worst ever result for Malta in Eurovision -
www.eurovisionmalta.com   (71 words)

 TV & Radio Bits - Eurovision
Yes, it's time once again for the greatest song contest in the world held on a certain Saturday in May - one of the biggest highlights of the
The BBC finally get their hands on the contest; but the winner attracts controversy
Results of the first four Eurovision Song Contests for kids
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 2007 EUROVISION SONG CONTEST | OIKOTIMES.COM share the passion   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
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