Eurovision Rewind: 1985

Earlier this month the BBC treated us to a Greatest Hits Concert. I think that the best performance on the night came from the Norwegian entry from 1985 Bobbysocks’ ‘La Det Swinge’. That is why the song is this week’s Eurovision Rewind! Enjoy!

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Eurovision Greatest Hits Features on Gogglebox

Gogglebox's 'Posh Couple' Stephanie and Dominic Parker

Gogglebox’s ‘Posh Couple’ Stephanie and Dominic Parker

Channel Four’s Gogglebox (the TV show about people watching and commenting on TV shows) had as one of this week’s featured shows ‘Eurovision’s: Greatest Hits’. Most of the participants asked to voice their opinions were very scathing of the 60th Anniversary concert but as the show progressed a lot of them were singing along to the back catalogue of Eurovision winners and reminiscing about old times while mimicking the dance moves of the performers. Continue reading

Dima Bilan Booed at Greatest Hits Concert

Russia's Dima Bilan Booed at Greatest Hits Concert

Russia’s Dima Bilan Booed at Greatest Hits Concert

The BBC’s 60th Anniversary Concert entitled Eurovision: Greatest Hits was staged on Wednesday 31st march in London’s Eventim Hammersmith Apollo. On the night one performer in particular received an unsavoury welcome.  Dima Bilan, the Russian winner from 2008 was booed by the audience when he took to the stage to sing his winning song ‘Believe’ and his second place song from 2006 ‘Never Let You Go’. Continue reading

15 Things We Learnt This Week

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All the acts take to the stage at Eurovision: Greatest Hits Concert

Have you been away? Have you had your finger off the Eurovision pulse this week? Never fear we are here to keep you looped into all the latest Eurovision goings-on with our 15 Things We Learnt This Week. Continue reading