Eurovision Rewind: 2004

Ten years ago Ruslana’s ‘Wild Dances’ sat atop the Eurovision leaderboard winning the contest for her native Ukraine. Check out her victorious performance below. Cue fire!

 

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Eurovision Quiz

JoinUs_press_1The time has come yet again to put your Eurovision knowledge to the test. We have another Eurovision Quiz for you. This time we are asking you if you can name all the cities that ever hosted the contest of its long illustrious history. Click the link below and let us know how you get on!

 

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New Film Will Document Eurovision Fans

euroeuphoriaA new film called ‘Euro Euphoria’ will follow and document what it is like to be a fan of the Eurovision Song Contest. The documentary comes from film maker Ermo Saks and is produced by Estonian production house Full Frontal Films with some help from Estonian Public Broadcasting (ERR). It lasts for  65 minutes and when necessary has subtitles in English. Continue reading

Semi Final 1: A Sneak Peak

JoinUs_press_1Rehearsals for both Eurovision semi finals are well underway this week and we take a wee sneak peak at them. First up it’s Semi Final 1. Continue reading

Eurovision That Could Have Been: United Kingdom

Ginger Spice could have been UK Eurovision entry 2014?

Ginger Spice could have been UK Eurovision entry 2014?

The last few years the UK have selected a well known person or group to represent them at Eurovision. We’ve had power ballad Queen Bonnie Tyler, boy band legends Blue and crooner Englebert Humperdink. The UK entry is selected by a committee and not voted for by the public so there was never a list of competitors or any live shows with competing entries battling out, so this article is based on some of the rumours we’d heard. It was a shocking change of tact then when they decided to go for a relatively unknown name: Molly Smitten Downes. But what were the other options? Continue reading