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"A-Ba-Ni-Bi" (Hebrew script: א-ב-ני-בי, Bet-language language game for the word אני ("ani"), meaning "I" in Hebrew) was the winning song in the Eurovision Song Contest 1978, performed for Israel by Izhar Cohen and Alphabeta.
ABBA are a Swedish pop group, formed in Stockholm in 1972 by Agnetha Fältskog, Björn Ulvaeus, Benny Andersson, and Anni-Frid Lyngstad.
ABC is a Spanish national daily newspaper.
"Absent Friend" (original Swedish title: "Annorstädes vals" - "Elsewhere Waltz") was the Swedish entry in the Eurovision Song Contest 1965, performed in English by opera singer Ingvar Wixell.
The ABU Radio Song Festival is a biennial song competition, organised by the Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union (ABU), and is based on the Eurovision Song Contest.
ABU Song Festivals are annual song competitions based on the Eurovision Song Contest.
The ABU TV Song Festival is an annual non-competitive gala showcase of songs, based on the Eurovision Song Contest, and is organised by the Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union (ABU).
The AfriMusic Song Contest is song contest loosely inspired by the Eurovision Song Contest.
The Aftermath of World War II was the beginning of an era defined by the decline of all great powers except for the Soviet Union and the United States, and the simultaneous rise of two superpowers: the Soviet Union (USSR) and the United States of America (USA).
Al Jazeera English (AJE) is an international state-funded 24-hour English-language news and current affairs TV channel owned and operated by Al Jazeera Media Network, headquartered in Doha, Qatar.
Alexander Igoryevich Rybak (born 13 May 1986) is a Belarusian-Norwegian singer-composer, violinist, pianist and actor.
"All Kinds of Everything" is a song written by Derry Lindsay and Jackie Smith; as performed by Dana, it won the Eurovision Song Contest 1970.
"Amambanda" was the Dutch entry in the Eurovision Song Contest 2006, performed predominantly in an imaginary language but with some words in English by Treble.
"Après toi" (French for "After you") was the winning song of the Eurovision Song Contest 1972 performed in French by Greek singer Vicky Leandros, representing Luxembourg.
Armenia (translit), officially the Republic of Armenia (translit), is a country in the South Caucasus region of Eurasia.
Asia Song Festival, A-Song-Fe or ASF, is an annual Asian pop music festival held in South Korea, since 2004.
The Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union (ABU), formed in 1964, is a non-profit, professional association of broadcasting organisations.
The aspect ratio of an image describes the proportional relationship between its width and its height.
Athens (Αθήνα, Athína; Ἀθῆναι, Athênai) is the capital and largest city of Greece.
An auditorium is a room built to enable an audience to hear and watch performances at venues such as theatres.
The continent of Australia, sometimes known in technical contexts by the names Sahul, Australinea or Meganesia to distinguish it from the country of Australia, consists of the land masses which sit on Australia's continental shelf.
An autonomous administrative division (also referred to as an autonomous area, entity, unit, region, subdivision, or territory) is a subdivision or dependent territory of a country that has a degree of self-governance, or autonomy, from an external authority.
Azerbaijan won the Eurovision Song Contest 2011 in Düsseldorf, Germany with the entry "Running Scared".
Östersjöfestivalen or Baltic Song Contest is an annual song contest held for the states along the Baltic Sea.
Baku (Bakı) is the capital and largest city of Azerbaijan, as well as the largest city on the Caspian Sea and of the Caucasus region, with a population of 2,374,000.
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is a British public service broadcaster.
BBC Cymru Wales is a division of the BBC, and the national broadcaster for Wales.
BBC News Online is the website of BBC News, the division of the BBC responsible for newsgathering and production.
BBC One is the flagship television channel of the British Broadcasting Corporation in the United Kingdom, Isle of Man and Channel Islands.
BBC Online, formerly known as BBCi, is the BBC's online service.
Belgrade (Beograd / Београд, meaning "White city",; names in other languages) is the capital and largest city of Serbia.
"Boom Bang-a-Bang" was the United Kingdom entry to the Eurovision Song Contest 1969.
The breakup of Yugoslavia occurred as a result of a series of political upheavals and conflicts during the early 1990s.
Brighton is a seaside resort on the south coast of England which is part of the city of Brighton and Hove, East Sussex, 47 miles (75 km) south of London.
The Bristol Post is a regional daily newspaper covering news in the city of Bristol, including stories from the whole of Greater Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire.
During British Summer Time (BST), civil time in the United Kingdom is advanced one hour forward of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) (in effect, changing the time zone from UTC+0 to UTC+1), so that evenings have more daylight and mornings have less.
Brotherhood of Man are a British pop group who achieved success in the 1970s.
Bubblegum pop (also known as bubblegum music or simply bubblegum) is a genre of pop music with an upbeat sound contrived and marketed to appeal to pre-teens and teenagers, which may be produced in an assembly-line process, driven by producers and often using unknown singers.
Bucks Fizz is a British pop group that achieved success in the 1980s, most notably for winning the 1981 Eurovision Song Contest with the song "Making Your Mind Up".
The Bundesvision Song Contest (short BSC or BuViSoCo) is an annual song competition created by German TV entertainer Stefan Raab in 2005.
The Caribbean Broadcasting Union (CBU) founded in 1970 is a not-for-profit association of public service and commercial broadcasters in the Caribbean.
The Caribbean Song Festival is an annual song competition held among countries that are members of the Caribbean Broadcasting Union (CBU).
Castlebar is the county town of County Mayo, Ireland.
The Castlebar Song Contest was an annual international song contest that was first staged in 1966 in Castlebar, County Mayo, Ireland.
Cân i Gymru (English: A Song for Wales) is a Welsh television show broadcast on S4C annually.
Céline Marie Claudette Dion, (born 30 March 1968) is a Canadian singer.
Central European Summer Time (CEST), sometime referred also as Central European Daylight Time (CEDT), is the standard clock time observed during the period of summer daylight-saving in those European countries which observe Central European Time (UTC+1) during the other part of the year.
A circle of latitude on Earth is an abstract east–west circle connecting all locations around Earth (ignoring elevation) at a given latitude.
Sir Cliff Richard, (born Harry Rodger Webb, 14 October 1940) is a British pop singer, musician, performer, actor and philanthropist.
The Colosseum or Coliseum, also known as the Flavian Amphitheatre (Latin: Amphitheatrum Flavium; Italian: Anfiteatro Flavio or Colosseo), is an oval amphitheatre in the centre of the city of Rome, Italy.
Computer graphics are pictures and films created using computers.
Conchita (from 2011 to 2015 Conchita Wurst) is the stage persona of Austrian singer, recording artist and drag queen Thomas Neuwirth (born 6 November 1988).
"Congratulations" is a song written by Bill Martin and Phil Coulter, as the UK entry in the Eurovision Song Contest 1968 on 6 April with Cliff Richard performing.
Congratulations: 50 Years of the Eurovision Song Contest was a television programme organised by the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) to commemorate the Eurovision Song Contest's fiftieth anniversary and to determine the Contest's most popular entrant of its fifty years.
A constructed language (sometimes called a conlang) is a language whose phonology, grammar, and vocabulary have been consciously devised for human or human-like communication, instead of having developed naturally.
Copenhagen (København; Hafnia) is the capital and most populous city of Denmark.
"Corde della mia chitarra" (Strings of my guitar) was the Italian entry in the Eurovision Song Contest 1957, performed in Italian by Nunzio Gallo.
The Council of Europe (CoE; Conseil de l'Europe) is an international organisation whose stated aim is to uphold human rights, democracy and the rule of law in Europe.
County Cork (Contae Chorcaí) is a county in Ireland.
County Mayo (Contae Mhaigh Eo, meaning "Plain of the yew trees") is a county in Ireland.
Croatia competed in the Eurovision Song Contest 1999, held in Jerusalem, Israel.
Cyprus (Κύπρος; Kıbrıs), officially the Republic of Cyprus (Κυπριακή Δημοκρατία; Kıbrıs Cumhuriyeti), is an island country in the Eastern Mediterranean and the third largest and third most populous island in the Mediterranean.
Daily Mail and General Trust plc is a British media company, the owner of The Daily Mail and several other titles.
Dana Rosemary Scallon (born Rosemary Brown on 30 August 1951), known in her singing career as Dana, is a British-born Irish singer and former politician who served as Member of the European Parliament from 1999 to 2004.
Düsseldorf (Low Franconian, Ripuarian: Düsseldörp), often Dusseldorf in English sources, is the capital city of the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia and the seventh most populous city in Germany. Düsseldorf is an international business and financial centre, renowned for its fashion and trade fairs.
Dorotea "Doris" Dragović (married name is Dorotea Budimir; born 16 April 1961), is a Croatian singer-songwriter.
DR (Danmarks Radio), officially Danish Broadcasting Corporation in English, is a Danish public-service radio and television broadcasting company.
The Dutch language is a West Germanic language, spoken by around 23 million people as a first language (including the population of the Netherlands where it is the official language, and about sixty percent of Belgium where it is one of the three official languages) and by another 5 million as a second language.
The Eastern Bloc was the group of socialist states of Central and Eastern Europe, generally the Soviet Union and the countries of the Warsaw Pact.
The Eastern Time Zone (ET) is a time zone encompassing 17 U.S. states in the eastern part of the contiguous United States, parts of eastern Canada, the state of Quintana Roo in Mexico, Panama in Central America, and the Caribbean Islands.
Edinburgh (Dùn Èideann; Edinburgh) is the capital city of Scotland and one of its 32 council areas.
Edinburgh Castle is a historic fortress which dominates the skyline of the city of Edinburgh, Scotland, from its position on the Castle Rock.
The Eiffel Tower (tour Eiffel) is a wrought iron lattice tower on the Champ de Mars in Paris, France.
The Enschede fireworks disaster (known in the Netherlands as the Vuurwerkramp meaning "fireworks disaster") was a catastrophic fireworks explosion occurring at the SE Fireworks depot on 13 May 2000 at 13.00 GMT, in the eastern Dutch city of Enschede.
Esprit Arena (stylized as ESPRIT arena), known previously as the "LTU Arena" (until June 2009), and as the "Düsseldorf Arena" (during the 2011 Eurovision Song Contest), is a multi-functional football stadium in Düsseldorf, Germany.
The European Broadcasting Area (EBA) is defined by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) as such: The EBA includes territory outside Europe, and excludes some territory that is part of the European continent.
The European Broadcasting Union (EBU; Union européenne de radio-télévision, UER) is an alliance of public service media organisations, established on 12 February 1950.
The European Union (EU) is a political and economic union of EUnum member states that are located primarily in Europe.
Eurovision, founded 1954 in Geneva, Switzerland, is a television network that is part of the European Broadcasting Union.
The Eurovision Asia Song Contest (Concours Eurovision Asie de la chanson) is a suggested Asia-Pacific counterpart of the Eurovision Song Contest, which has been in production for more than 60 years.
The Eurovision Choir of the Year is a biennial choral competition, inspired by the World Choir Games and organised by the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) and the Interkultur Foundation.
The Eurovision Dance Contest was an international dancing competition that was held for the first time in the United Kingdom on Saturday 1 September 2007.
The Eurovision Song Contest 1956 was the first edition of the annual Eurovision Song Contest, held at the Teatro Kursaal in Lugano, Switzerland on Thursday 24 May.
The Eurovision Song Contest 1957 was the second edition of the annual Eurovision Song Contest.
The Eurovision Song Contest 1964 was the ninth edition of the annual Eurovision Song Contest.
The Eurovision Song Contest 1965 was the tenth edition of the annual Eurovision Song Contest.
The Eurovision Song Contest 1970 was the 15th Eurovision Song Contest, held on 21 March 1970 at the RAI Congrescentrum in Amsterdam, Netherlands.
The Eurovision Song Contest 1972 was the 17th annual Eurovision Song Contest.
The Eurovision Song Contest 1973 was the 18th edition of the annual Eurovision Song Contest.
The Eurovision Song Contest 1975 was the 20th edition of the contest hosted by SR and held in Stockholm, Sweden.
The Eurovision Song Contest 1976 was the 21st edition of the contest hosted by NOS and held in The Hague, Netherlands.
The Eurovision Song Contest 1978 was the 23rd edition of the annual Eurovision Song Contest.
The Eurovision Song Contest 1980 was the 25th Eurovision Song Contest and was held on 19 April 1980 in The Hague.
The Eurovision Song Contest 1981 was the 26th event of its kind, and was held on 4 April 1981 at the Simmonscourt Pavilion of the Royal Dublin Society in Dublin.
The Eurovision Song Contest 1987 was the 32nd Eurovision Song Contest and was held on 9 May 1987 in Brussels, Belgium after Sandra Kim's win the previous year.
The Eurovision Song Contest 1994 was the 39th Eurovision Song Contest and was held on 30 April 1994 in the Point Theatre in Dublin, Ireland.
The Eurovision Song Contest 1997, was the 42nd edition of the annual Eurovision Song Contest.
The Eurovision Song Contest 1999 was the 44th edition of the annual Eurovision Song Contest.
The Eurovision Song Contest 2000 was the 45th edition of the annual Eurovision Song Contest.
The Eurovision Song Contest 2004 was the 49th edition of the annual Eurovision Song Contest.
The Eurovision Song Contest 2007 was the 52nd edition of the annual Eurovision Song Contest.
The Eurovision Song Contest 2008 was the 53rd edition of the annual Eurovision Song Contest.
The Eurovision Song Contest 2009 was the 54th edition of the annual Eurovision Song Contest.
The Eurovision Song Contest 2010 was the 55th edition of the annual Eurovision Song Contest.
The Eurovision Song Contest 2011 was the 56th edition of the annual Eurovision Song Contest.
The Eurovision Song Contest 2013 was the 58th edition of the annual Eurovision Song Contest.
The Eurovision Song Contest 2015 was the 60th edition of the annual Eurovision Song Contest.
The Eurovision Song Contest 2016 was the 61st edition of the annual Eurovision Song Contest.
The Eurovision Song Contest 2017 was the 62nd edition of the annual Eurovision Song Contest.
The Eurovision Song Contest 2018 was the 63rd edition of the annual Eurovision Song Contest.
Eurovision Song Contest's Greatest Hits (also known as Eurovision's Greatest Hits) was a live television concert programme organised by the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) and produced by the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) to commemorate the Eurovision Song Contest's 60th anniversary.
The Eurovision Young Dancers (L'Eurovision des Jeunes Danseurs), often shortened to EYD, or Young Dancers, is a biennial dance competition, organised by the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) and is broadcast on television throughout Europe.
The Eurovision Young Musicians (L'Eurovision des Jeunes Musiciens), often shortened to EYM, or Young Musicians, is a biennial classical music competition for European musicians that are 18 years old or younger.
An expatriate (often shortened to expat) is a person temporarily or permanently residing in a country other than their native country.
"Fairytale" is a song written and composed by Belarusian-Norwegian violinist/singer Alexander Rybak, and the first single from Rybak's debut album Fairytales.
Festivali i Këngës (Festival of Song) is a major Albanian song contest, organised by the Albanian national broadcaster Radio Televizioni Shqiptar (RTSH).
Fireworks are a class of low explosive pyrotechnic devices used for aesthetic and entertainment purposes.
Isabelle Geneviève Marie Anne "France" Gall (9 October 1947 – 7 January 2018) was a French yé-yé singer.
France has participated in the Eurovision Song Contest 61 times since its debut at the first contest in 1956.
French Canadians (also referred to as Franco-Canadians or Canadiens; Canadien(ne)s français(es)) are an ethnic group who trace their ancestry to French colonists who settled in Canada from the 17th century onward.
Friesland (official, Fryslân), also historically known as Frisia, is a province of the Netherlands located in the northern part of the country.
This article details the geographical distribution of speakers of the French language, regardless of the legislative status within the countries where it is spoken.
Geography (from Greek γεωγραφία, geographia, literally "earth description") is a field of science devoted to the study of the lands, the features, the inhabitants, and the phenomena of Earth.
Georgian Public Broadcasting (საქართველოს საზოგადოებრივი მაუწყებელი, sakartvelos sazogadoebrivi mauts'q'ebeli) is the national public broadcaster of Georgia.
The German reunification (Deutsche Wiedervereinigung) was the process in 1990 in which the German Democratic Republic (GDR, colloquially East Germany; German: Deutsche Demokratische Republik/DDR) became part of the Federal Republic of Germany (FRG, colloquially West Germany; German: Bundesrepublik Deutschland/BRD) to form the reunited nation of Germany, and when Berlin reunited into a single city, as provided by its then Grundgesetz (constitution) Article 23.
Germany has officially participated in every Eurovision Song Contest since its beginning in 1956, except in 1996 when its entry did not qualify past the audio-only pre‐selection round, and consequently was not seen in the broadcast final and does not count as one of Germany's 62 appearances.
The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine (Кабінет Міністрів України, Kabinet ministriv Ukrayiny; shortened to CabMin), commonly referred to as the Government of Ukraine (Уряд України, Uryad Ukrayiny), is the highest body of state executive power in Ukraine.
Graham William Walker (born 4 April 1963), known professionally as Graham Norton, is an Irish television and radio presenter, comedian, actor, and writer based in the United Kingdom.
A great circle, also known as an orthodrome, of a sphere is the intersection of the sphere and a plane that passes through the center point of the sphere.
The Green Glens Arena is a public entertainment location in Millstreet, in County Cork, Ireland.
Greenwich is an area of south east London, England, located east-southeast of Charing Cross.
Guinness World Records, known from its inception in 1955 until 2000 as The Guinness Book of Records and in previous United States editions as The Guinness Book of World Records, is a reference book published annually, listing world records both of human achievements and the extremes of the natural world.
"Haba Haba" (en: "Little by Little", no: "Steg for steg") is a song performed by Norwegian-Kenyan singer-songwriter Stella Mwangi.
Hammersmith is a district of west London, England, located west-southwest of Charing Cross.
The Hammersmith Apollo (called the Eventim Apollo for sponsorship reasons and formerly – and still commonly – known as the Hammersmith Odeon) is an entertainment venue and a Grade II* listed building located in Hammersmith, London.
Helsinki (or;; Helsingfors) is the capital city and most populous municipality of Finland.
"Hold Me Now" is a song composed and performed by Irish singer Johnny Logan.
Karl Gustaf Ingvar Wixell, (May 7, 1931October 8, 2011) was a Swedish baritone who had an active international career in operas and concerts from 1955 to 2003.
The International Radio and Television Organisation (official name in French: Organisation Internationale de Radiodiffusion et de Télévision or OIRT (before 1960 International Broadcasting Organization (IBO), official name in French: Organisation Internationale de Radiodiffusion (OIR)) was an East European network of radio and television broadcasters with the primary purpose of establishing ties and securing an interchange of information between those various organizations responsible for broadcasting services, promoting the interests of broadcasting, seeking by international cooperation a solution to any matter relating to broadcasting, and studying and working out all measures having as their aim the development of broadcasting.
The International Telecommunication Union (ITU; Union Internationale des Télécommunications (UIT)), originally the International Telegraph Union (Union Télégraphique Internationale), is a specialized agency of the United Nations (UN) that is responsible for issues that concern information and communication technologies.
The Intervision Song Contest (ISC) is an international song contest consisting of both Post-Soviet states and members of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation.
ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 codes are two-letter country codes defined in ISO 3166-1, part of the ISO 3166 standard published by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), to represent countries, dependent territories, and special areas of geographical interest.
Israel, officially the State of Israel, is a country in the Middle East, on the southeastern shore of the Mediterranean Sea and the northern shore of the Red Sea.
The Israel Broadcasting Authority (IBA) was Israel's state broadcasting organization from 1948 until May 2017.
Israel participated in and won the Eurovision Song Contest 2018.
Istanbul (or or; İstanbul), historically known as Constantinople and Byzantium, is the most populous city in Turkey and the country's economic, cultural, and historic center.
Italy has participated in the Eurovision Song Contest 44 times since making its debut at the first contest in 1956.
The International Telecommunication Union (ITU), in its International Radio Regulations, divides the world into three ITU regions for the purposes of managing the global radio spectrum.
Susana Alimivna Jamaladinova (Susana Alim qızı Camaladinova; Susana Alimivna Dzhamaladinova; sʊˈsanə ɐˈlʲiməvnə dʐəməlɐˈdʲinəvə, born 27 August 1983), better known by her stage name Jamala (Camala, Dzhamala; dʐɐˈmalə), is a Ukrainian singer, actress and songwriter.
Johnny Logan (born 13 May 1954) is an Australian-born Irish singer and composer.
Jon Ola Sand (born 21 December 1961 in Oslo) is a Norwegian television executive, who is the European Broadcasting Union's Executive Supervisor of the Eurovision Song Contest.
Jordan Radio and Television Corporation (JRTV) is the state broadcaster of Jordan.
The Junior Eurovision Song Contest (Concours Eurovision de la Chanson Junior), often shortened to JESC, Junior Eurovision or Junior EuroSong, is a song competition which has been organised by the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) annually since 2003 and is open exclusively to broadcasters that are members of the EBU.
Karlshamn is a locality and the seat of Karlshamn Municipality in Blekinge County, Sweden.
Katrina and the Waves (sometimes written as Katrina and The Waves) were a British-American rock band best known for the 1985 hit "Walking on Sunshine".
Katrina Elizabeth Leskanich (born April 10, 1960) is an American musician, author and former lead singer of British pop rock band Katrina and the Waves whose song "Walking on Sunshine" was an international hit in 1985 and who in 1997 won the Eurovision Song Contest for the United Kingdom with the song "Love Shine a Light".
Kiev or Kyiv (Kyiv; Kiyev; Kyjev) is the capital and largest city of Ukraine, located in the north central part of the country on the Dnieper.
Kitsch (loanword from German), also called cheesiness or tackiness, is art or other objects that appeal to popular rather than high art tastes.
Kvalifikacija za Millstreet (English: Qualification for Millstreet; French: Qualification pour Millstreet) was the preselection for the Eurovision Song Contest 1993.
"Lane moje" (Лане моје,, English translation: literally - My Fawn, figuratively - My Darling) is the name of the song performed by Serbian musician Željko Joksimović at the Eurovision Song Contest 2004 representing Serbia and Montenegro, in which it finished second.
Lebanon has never participated in the Eurovision Song Contest.
Lena Johanna Therese Meyer-Landrut (born 23 May 1991) is a German singer-songwriter.
Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) people in Russia face legal and social challenges not experienced by non-LGBT persons.
Liet International (West Frisian: Liet Ynternasjonaal), formerly Liet-Lávlut, is a song contest for musicians who speak any of Europe's regional or minority languages that was held the first time in Friesland in 2002.
Lisbon (Lisboa) is the capital and the largest city of Portugal, with an estimated population of 552,700, Census 2011 results according to the 2013 administrative division of Portugal within its administrative limits in an area of 100.05 km2.
This list includes music artists with claims of 75 million or more record sales.
Fifty-two countries have participated in the Eurovision Song Contest since it started in 1956.
This list includes those who have acted as presenters of the Eurovision Song Contest, since the competitions inception in 1956.
Sixty-six songs have won the Eurovision Song Contest, an annual competition organised by member countries of the European Broadcasting Union.
This page is a list of cities and venues that have hosted the Eurovision Song Contest, one or more times.
This is a list of countries located on more than one continent, known as transcontinental states or intercontinental states.
Live television is a television production broadcast in real-time, as events happen, in the present.
Ljubljana (locally also; also known by other, historical names) is the capital and largest city of Slovenia.
The London Evening Standard (or simply Evening Standard) is a local, free daily newspaper, published Monday to Friday in tabloid format in London.
Lordi are a Finnish hard rock/heavy metal band, formed in 1992 by the band's lead singer, songwriter and costume maker, Mr Lordi (Tomi Petteri Putaansuu).
"Love Shine a Light" was the winner of the Eurovision Song Contest 1997, performed by Katrina and the Waves as the 1997 Eurovision entrant by the UK and the lead single from the album ''Walk on Water''.
Lugano is a city in southern Switzerland in the Italian-speaking canton of Ticino bordering Italy.
Lulu Kennedy-Cairns OBE (born Marie McDonald McLaughlin Lawrie; 3 November 1948) is a Scottish singer-songwriter.
"Making Your Mind Up" is a song by the British pop group Bucks Fizz.
Malmö (Malmø) is the capital and largest city of the Swedish county of Scania.
Mango TV (芒果TV, Mángguǒ TV) is a Chinese Internet enterprise operated by Corporation.
Marc-Antoine Charpentier (1643 – 24 February 1704) was a French composer of the Baroque era.
Marcel Bezençon (1 May 1907, Orbe — 17 February 1981, Lausanne) was a Swiss entrepreneur and the director of the European Broadcasting Union until 1970.
The Mediterranean Sea is a sea connected to the Atlantic Ocean, surrounded by the Mediterranean Basin and almost completely enclosed by land: on the north by Southern Europe and Anatolia, on the south by North Africa and on the east by the Levant.
Melodifestivalen 1965 (known as the Svensk sångfinal) was the selection for the seventh song to represent Sweden at the Eurovision Song Contest.
The European Union (EU) consists of 28 member states.
The Council of Europe was founded on 5 May 1949 by ten western and northern European states, with Greece and Turkey joining three months later, and Iceland and West Germany joining the next year.
A (geographical) meridian (or line of longitude) is the half of an imaginary great circle on the Earth's surface, terminated by the North Pole and the South Pole, connecting points of equal longitude.
MGP Nordic (Melodi Grand Prix Nordic) was a Scandinavian song contest for children aged 8 to 15, organized by DR, NRK, SVT and Yle through Yle Fem.
Microwave transmission is the transmission of information or energy by microwave radio waves.
Millstreet is a town in north County Cork, Ireland, with a population of approximately 1,500.
A mobile app is a computer program designed to run on a mobile device such as a phone/tablet or watch.
"Molitva" (Serbian Cyrillic: Молитва; "Prayer") is a song with music by Vladimir Graić, lyrics by Saša Milošević Mare, and sung by Serbian singer Marija Šerifović.
Moscow (a) is the capital and most populous city of Russia, with 13.2 million residents within the city limits and 17.1 million within the urban area.
The Museum of Broadcast Communications (MBC) is an American museum, the stated mission of which is "to collect, preserve, and present historic and contemporary radio and television content as well as educate, inform and entertain through our archives, public programs, screenings, exhibits, publications and online access to our resources." It is located in Chicago, Illinois.
Mysen is the administrative center of the municipality of Eidsberg in the county of Østfold in Norway.
"Ne partez pas sans moi" ("Don't Leave Without Me") is the Swiss winning entry in the Eurovision Song Contest 1988, performed by the Canadian Celine Dion.
The Nederlandse Omroep Stichting (abbr. NOS), English: Dutch Broadcast Foundation, is one of the broadcasting organizations making up the Netherlands Public Broadcasting system.
A nightclub, music club or club, is an entertainment venue and bar that usually operates late into the night.
The North Pole, also known as the Geographic North Pole or Terrestrial North Pole, is (subject to the caveats explained below) defined as the point in the Northern Hemisphere where the Earth's axis of rotation meets its surface.
Norwegian (norsk) is a North Germanic language spoken mainly in Norway, where it is the official language.
"O Julissi" also known as "O Julissi Na Jalini" is a song by the Belgian six-piece band Ishtar.
Oslo (rarely) is the capital and most populous city of Norway.
OTI Festival (Spanish: Festival OTI de la Canción) was an annual singing competition, held between 1972 and 2000 among active member countries of the Organización de Televisión Iberoamericana (OTI) (English: Iberoamerican Television Organisation).
Parken Stadium, known for sponsorship reasons as Telia Parken, is a football stadium in the Indre Østerbro (Inner Østerbro) district of Copenhagen, Denmark, built from 1990–1992.
Performance is completion of a task with application of knowledge, skills and abilities.
Petra Maria Mede (born 7 March 1970) is a Swedish comedian, dancer, actress and television presenter.
A pigeon-hole messagebox (commonly referred to as a pigeon-hole or pidge, a cubbyhole (often shortened to "cubby") or simply as a mailbox in some academic or office settings) is an internal mail system commonly used for communication in organisations, workplaces and educational institutes in the United Kingdom and other countries.
Positional voting is a ranked voting electoral system in which the options receive points based on their rank position on each ballot and the option with the most points overall wins.
The post-Soviet states, also collectively known as the former Soviet Union (FSU) or former Soviet Republics, are the states that emerged and re-emerged from the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics in its breakup in 1991, with Russia internationally recognised as the successor state to the Soviet Union after the Cold War.
"Poupée de cire, poupée de son" (English: wax doll, rag doll) was the winning entry in the Eurovision song contest of 1965.
A prime meridian, based at the Royal Observatory, Greenwich, in London, England, was established by Sir George Airy in 1851.
The Chairman of the Government of the Russian Federation (translit), colloquially referred to as the Prime Minister (translit) is the head of the Russian government and the second most powerful figure of the Russian Federation.
Public broadcasting includes radio, television and other electronic media outlets whose primary mission is public service.
"Puppet on a String" is the name of the Eurovision Song Contest-winning song in 1967 by British singer Sandie Shaw.
Pyrotechnics is the science of using materials capable of undergoing self-contained and self-sustained exothermic chemical reactions for the production of heat, light, gas, smoke and/or sound.
The Qafa e Vishës bus accident occurred on 21 May 2012, at Qafa e Vishës near Himarë, Albania, when a bus plunged 80 metres (260 ft) off a cliff.
RAI – Radiotelevisione italiana S.p.A. (commercially styled Rai; known until 1954 as Radio Audizioni Italiane is the national public broadcasting company of Italy, owned by the Ministry of Economy and Finance. The RAI operates many DVB and Sat television channels and radio stations, broadcasting via digital terrestrial transmission (15 television and 7 radio channels nationwide) and from several satellite platforms. It is the biggest television broadcaster in Italy and competes with Mediaset, and other minor television and radio networks. The RAI has a relatively high television audience share of 33.8%. RAI broadcasts are also received in neighboring countries, including Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Malta, Monaco, Montenegro, San Marino, Slovenia, Vatican City, Switzerland, and Tunisia, and elsewhere on cable and satellite. Sometimes Rai 1 was received even further in Europe via Sporadic E until the digital switch off in July 2012. Half of the RAI's revenues come from broadcast receiving licence fees, the rest from the sale of advertising time Retrieved on 2007-10-10 Italian Ministry of Communications, Retrieved on 2007-10-10. In 1950, the RAI became one of the 23 founding broadcasting organizations of the European Broadcasting Union.
Renārs Kaupers, artistic name Reynard Cowper (born 1 September 1974 in Jelgava) is a Latvian pop singer and songwriter.
Reuters is an international news agency headquartered in London, United Kingdom.
Riga (Rīga) is the capital and largest city of Latvia.
Riverdance is a theatrical show consisting mainly of traditional Irish music and dance.
Rolf Kirkvaag (20 September 1920 – 24 January 2003) was a Norwegian journalist, and a radio- and TV personality.
Rolf Liebermann (14 September 1910 – 2 January 1999), was a Swiss composer and music administrator.
In February 2014, Russia made several military incursions into Ukrainian territory.
The Russo-Georgian War was a war between Georgia, Russia and the Russian-backed self-proclaimed republics of South Ossetia and Abkhazia.
Salvador Vilar Braamcamp Sobral (born 28 December 1989) is a Portuguese singer, who won the Eurovision Song Contest 2017 for Portugal with the song "Amar pelos dois", written and composed by his sister Luísa Sobral.
Sandie Shaw, MBE (born Sandra Ann Goodrich; 26 February 1947) is an English singer.
"Sanomi" was the Belgian entry in the Eurovision Song Contest 2003, which ranked second in the Contest, performed in an imaginary language by the six-piece band Urban Trad.
The Festival della canzone italiana di Sanremo (in English: Italian song festival of Sanremo) is the most popular Italian song contest and awards, held annually in the town of Sanremo, Liguria, and consisting of a competition amongst previously unreleased songs.
"Save Your Kisses for Me" was the winning song of the Eurovision Song Contest 1976, performed for the United Kingdom by Brotherhood of Man in The Hague, Netherlands.
Scandinavia is a region in Northern Europe, with strong historical, cultural and linguistic ties.
A scoreboard is a large board for publicly displaying the score in a game.
In general, a scrutineer (also called poll-watcher or challenger in the United States), is a person who observes any process which requires rigorous oversight, either to prevent the occurrence of corruption or genuine mistakes.
Sentimental ballads, also known as pop ballads, rock ballads or power ballads, are an emotional style of music that often deal with romantic and intimate relationships, and to a lesser extent, war (protest songs), loneliness, death, drug abuse, politics and religion, usually in a poignant but solemn manner.
Serbia and Montenegro (Srbija i Crna Gora, Србија и Црна Гора; SCG, СЦГ), officially the State Union of Serbia and Montenegro (Državna Zajednica Srbija i Crna Gora, Државна Заједница Србија и Црна Гора), was a country in Southeast Europe, created from the two remaining federal republics of Yugoslavia after its breakup in 1992.
Sergio Pugliese (1908–1965) was an Italian screenwriter, playwright and journalist.
The Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO), or Shanghai Pact, is a Eurasian political, economic, and security organisation, the creation of which was announced on 15 June 2001 in Shanghai, China by the leaders of China, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan; the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation Charter, formally establishing the organisation, was signed in June 2002 and entered into force on 19 September 2003.
The Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (SFR Yugoslavia or SFRY) was a socialist state led by the League of Communists of Yugoslavia, that existed from its foundation in the aftermath of World War II until its dissolution in 1992 amid the Yugoslav Wars.
Songs of Europe is a concert television programme commemorating the Eurovision Song Contest's twenty-fifth anniversary.
Sopot (Kashubian: Sopòt; German: Zoppot) is a seaside resort city in Eastern Pomerania on the southern coast of the Baltic Sea in northern Poland, with a population of approximately 40,000.
The Sopot International Song Festival (later called Sopot Music Festival Grand Prix, Sopot Top of the Top Festival from 2012–13 and Polsat Sopot Festival in 2014) is an annual international song contest held in Sopot, Poland.
The South Pole, also known as the Geographic South Pole or Terrestrial South Pole, is one of the two points where the Earth's axis of rotation intersects its surface.
Southern Europe is the southern region of the European continent.
For the candidacy of Spain in 2018, see Spain in the Eurovision Song Contest 2018 and for the edition of the Festival, see Eurovision Song Contest 2018 Spain has participated in the Eurovision Song Contest 58 times since making its debut in, where they finished ninth.
The Special Broadcasting Service (SBS) is a hybrid-funded Australian public broadcasting radio, online, and television network.
In media, a spin-off (or spinoff) is a radio program, television program, video game, film, or any narrative work, derived from already existing works that focus on more details and different aspects from the original work (e.g. particular topics, characters or events).
Sponsoring something (or someone) is the act of supporting an event, activity, person, or organization financially or through the provision of products or services.
Station identification (ident, network ID or channel ID) is the practice of radio or television stations or networks identifying themselves on-air, typically by means of a call sign or brand name (sometimes known, particularly in the United States, as a "sounder" or "stinger", more generally as a station or network ID).
Stockholm is the capital of Sweden and the most populous city in the Nordic countries; 952,058 people live in the municipality, approximately 1.5 million in the urban area, and 2.3 million in the metropolitan area.
Stig Svante Stockselius (born 31 December 1955 in Hudiksvall) is a Swedish journalist and television executive, former Head of Song Contests at the European Broadcasting Union, executive supervisor of the Eurovision Song Contest (ESC) and the Junior Eurovision Song Contest.
SVT is the Swedish national public TV broadcaster, funded by a television licence fee payable by all owners of television sets, and set by the Riksdag.
Swahili, also known as Kiswahili (translation: coast language), is a Bantu language and the first language of the Swahili people.
Sweden participated in the Eurovision Song Contest 2015 with the song "Heroes", written by Linnea Deb, Joy Deb and Anton Malmberg Hård af Segerstad.
Tallinn (or,; names in other languages) is the capital and largest city of Estonia.
Télé Liban (TL) (تلفزيون لبنان) is the first Lebanese public television network, owned by the Lebanese government.
Marc-Antoine Charpentier composed his grand polyphonic motet Te Deum (H. 146) in D major probably between 1688 and 1698, during his stay at the Jesuit Church of Saint-Louis in Paris, where he held the position of musical director.
A telephone line or telephone circuit (or just line or circuit within the industry) is a single-user circuit on a telephone communication system.
Televoting, telephone voting or phone voting is a method of decision making and opinion polling conducted by telephone.
Sir Michael Terence Wogan (3 August 1938 – 31 January 2016), better known as Terry Wogan, was an Irish radio and television broadcaster who worked for the BBC in the UK for most of his career.
The Hague (Den Haag,, short for 's-Gravenhage) is a city on the western coast of the Netherlands and the capital of the province of South Holland.
The Independent is a British online newspaper.
The Wombles are a British novelty pop group, featuring musicians dressed as the characters from children's TV show The Wombles, which in turn was based on the children's book series by Elisabeth Beresford.
Ireland uses Irish Standard Time (IST, UTC+01:00; Am Caighdeánach Éireannach) in the summer months and Greenwich Mean Time (UTC+0; Meán-Am Greenwich) in the winter period.
A time limit or deadline is a narrow field of time, or a particular point in time, by which an objective or task must be accomplished.
Tirana (—; Tiranë; Tirona) is the capital and most populous city of Albania.
Titten Tei was a children's television character that first appeared on television in Norwegian fall 1971.
TMC is a Franco-Monégasque general entertainment television channel, owned by the French media holding company TF1 Group.
Tonči Huljić (born 29 October 1961 in Split) is a Croatian musician, songwriter and music producer from Split.
A trophy is a tangible, durable reminder of a specific achievement, and serves as recognition or evidence of merit.
Turkey has participated in the Eurovision Song Contest 34 times since making its debut in 1975.
The Turkic peoples are a collection of ethno-linguistic groups of Central, Eastern, Northern and Western Asia as well as parts of Europe and North Africa.
Turkvision Song Contest (TSC, Türkvizyon Şarkı Yarışması), also known as Türkvizyon Song Contest, was an annual song contest created by Turkish music channel TMB TV, inspired by the format of the Eurovision Song Contest.
Ukraine participated in and won the Eurovision Song Contest 2016 with the song "1944" written and performed by Jamala.
The United Kingdom has participated in the Eurovision Song Contest 61 times and is one of the most successful countries to compete in the contest.
Vassiliki Papathanasiou (bornΒασιλική Παπαθανασίου, 23 August 1949 or 1952 (disputed year of birth), also known as Vicky Leandros, is a Greek singer with a long international career. She is the daughter of singer, musician and composer Leandros Papathanasiou (also known as Leo Leandros as well as Mario Panas). In 1972 she achieved worldwide fame after winning the Eurovision Song Contest with the song "Après Toi" while representing the country of Luxembourg. On 15 October 2006 Vicky Leandros was elected town councillor of the Greek harbour town of Piraeus on the Pasok list. Her task concerned the Cultural and International development of Piraeus. She was also Deputy Mayor of Piraeus. It was announced in June 2008 that Leandros decided to leave her position in Greek politics with immediate effect stating that she had underestimated the work load and time needed to fulfil her political obligations and that it had become impossible to combine those duties with her singing career.
Vienna (Wien) is the federal capital and largest city of Austria and one of the nine states of Austria.
Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin (a; born 7 October 1952) is a Russian statesman and former intelligence officer serving as President of Russia since 2012, previously holding the position from 2000 until 2008.
A voting bloc is a group of voters that are strongly motivated by a specific common concern or group of concerns to the point that such specific concerns tend to dominate their voting patterns, causing them to vote together in elections.
"Waterloo" is the first single from the Swedish pop group ABBA's second album, Waterloo and their first under the Epic and Atlantic labels.
"We Don't Wanna Put In" is a 2009 song by Stephane & 3G and was to have been the Georgian entry to the Eurovision Song Contest 2009 held in Moscow, composed by Stefane Mgebrishvili and written by Bibi Kvachadze.
"What's Another Year" was Johnny Logan's first Eurovision Song Contest winner, achieving success in the 1980 edition of the Contest.
The, also known as Yamaha Music Festival and unofficially as the "Oriental Eurovision", was an international song contest held from 1970 until 1989.
Yom Hazikaron (יוֹם הַזִּכָּרוֹן; lit. "Memorial Day"), in full Yom Hazikaron l'Chalalei Ma'arachot Yisrael ul'Nifge'ei Pe'ulot Ha'eivah (Hebrew:; lit. "Memorial Day for the Fallen Soldiers of Israel and Victims of Terrorism"), is Israel's official remembrance day, enacted into law in 1963.
Yugoslavia (Jugoslavija/Југославија; Jugoslavija; Југославија; Pannonian Rusyn: Югославия, transcr. Juhoslavija)Jugosllavia; Jugoszlávia; Juhoslávia; Iugoslavia; Jugoslávie; Iugoslavia; Yugoslavya; Югославия, transcr. Jugoslavija.
1080i (also known as Full HD or BT.709) is an abbreviation referring to a combination of frame resolution and scan type, used in high-definition television (HDTV) and high-definition video.
16:9 (1.7:1) (16:9.
The 1978 South Lebanon conflict (code-named Operation Litani by Israel) was an invasion of Lebanon up to the Litani River, carried out by the Israel Defense Forces in 1978 in response to the Coastal Road massacre.
The 2009 Madrid Masters (also known as the Mutua Madrileña Madrid Open for sponsorship reasons) is a tennis tournament played on outdoor clay courts.
The 30th parallel north is a circle of latitude that is 30 degrees north of the Earth's equatorial plane.
The meridian 40° east of Greenwich is a line of longitude that extends from the North Pole across the Arctic Ocean, Europe, Asia, Africa, the Indian Ocean, the Southern Ocean, and Antarctica to the South Pole.
576i is a standard-definition video mode originally used for broadcast television in most countries of the world where the utility frequency for electric power distribution is 50 Hz.
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