Eurovision.TV http://www.eurovision.tv/rss/feed/history The official website of the Eurovision Song Contest, featuring the latest news, photos, videos, information about the contestants, the show, the contest's rich history and more. en-uk copyright: 2014 EBU/EUR Fri, 24 Oct 2014 13:17:25 +0200 What is Kalomira's secret combination for success? 4b421902435b1c2cf014a5639bf79cf5 http://www.eurovision.tv/page/news?id=what_is_kalomiras_secret_combination_for_success <p>Kalomira represented Greece in the 2008 edition of the contest, and finished in an impressive third place with the song <em>Secret Combination. </em>Since then her career has continued to flourish, and there have been big changes in her personal life. Find out more about the singer, and how she combines her career with family life.</p> Sun, 24 Aug 2014 16:29:09 +0200 Winning Eurovision beards: From ABBA to Conchita a1c6fb8d6ae72910ef40ce3be4be1953 http://www.eurovision.tv/page/news?id=winning_eurovision_beards_from_abba_to_conchita <p>If there was something that everyone had a reaction to at this year&rsquo;s Eurovision Song Contest, besides Conchita Wurst&rsquo;s amazing song and performance, it was her beard. We take a look at how many times 'beards' have 'won' the contest in the last 60 years.</p> Sun, 29 Jun 2014 15:12:24 +0200 Recalling Lena's win with Satellite in 2010 882524de6196a8eb1aab161e382c8570 http://www.eurovision.tv/page/news?id=recalling_lenas_win_with_satellite_in_2010 <p>It was on today's date in 2010 that Germany achieved their second win in Europe's Favourite Tv Show, when Lena won with the song <em>Satellite</em> composed by Julie Frost and John Gordon. Let's have a look back at that memorable contest.</p> Thu, 29 May 2014 01:11:00 +0200 Remember the three way thriller of 2003? 5a67976f76acc7ba577160d1ae74d5e1 http://www.eurovision.tv/page/news?id=remember_the_three_way_thriller_of_2003 <p>It was on today's date in 2003 that Turkey achieved their first, and only win so far, in Europe's Favourite Tv Show, when Sertab Erener won a thrilling close run race with the song <em>Everyway That I Can</em>. Let's have a look back at that exciting contest.</p> Sat, 24 May 2014 01:03:00 +0200 Recalling Ireland's record seventh win in 1996 d4786847ed931f19e6cd64247672196e http://www.eurovision.tv/page/news?id=recalling_irelands_record_seventh_win_in_1996 <p>It was on today's date in 1996 that Ireland achieved a record breaking seventh win in Europe's Favourite Tv Show, when Eimear Quinn stormed to victory in the Grand Prix with the haunting song&nbsp;<em>The Voice.&nbsp;</em>Let's have a look back at that unique achievement.</p> Sun, 18 May 2014 01:01:00 +0200 The 2014 trophy for tonight's winner 3408151bbe1b46596a6230a9180573ca http://www.eurovision.tv/page/news?id=105583&_t=the_2014_trophy_for_tonights_winner <p>Every year the winning artist and the composer(s) in the Eurovision Song Contest receive a trophy to commemorate their achievement. Since 2008 the EBU have had a permament official trophy for the winners, a hand made piece of art in the shape of a classic microphone. Tonight it will awarded for the seventh time in Europe's Favourite Tv Show.</p> Sat, 10 May 2014 11:00:00 +0200 Every vote matters: Two countries 3 points away from Final 382fe0049d336c34754c98cfc831806f http://www.eurovision.tv/page/news?id=every_vote_matters_two_countries_3_points_away_from_final <p>Last night's Semi-Final has turned out to be one of the closest ever in terms of qualification for the Grand Final. according to Jon Ola Sand, the Executive Supervisor of the Eurovision Song Contest.</p> Wed, 07 May 2014 16:56:02 +0200 New book out about Eurovision in the 1970s 764a57108941bfca5e1481422597f2fd http://www.eurovision.tv/page/news?id=105933&_t=new_book_out_about_eurovision_in_the_1970s <p>Following on from the critically acclaimed first volume in this series of books charting the history of the United Kingdom in the Eurovision Song Contest, the second volume is now published covering the 1970s.</p> Mon, 05 May 2014 11:00:00 +0200 Recalling the last win by Luxembourg in 1983 7b3d8738afd53fdc32a1b496274d1987 http://www.eurovision.tv/page/news?id=recalling_the_last_win_by_luxembourg_in_1983 <p>It was on today's date in 1983 that the 28th edition of Europe's Favourite Tv Show took place in Munich, Germany. It marked the fifth, and to date last, time that the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg took the Grand Prix, with Corinne&nbsp;Herm&egrave;s performing the song <em>Si La Vie Est Cadeau.&nbsp;</em>Let's have a look back at that achievement.</p> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 01:01:00 +0200 An update on the EBU archive project 1b3798b0da66415fec5ed78405ddadee http://www.eurovision.tv/page/news?id=an_update_on_the_ebu_archive_project <p>As the Eurovision Song Contest heads towards its diamond jubilee edition in 2015, it is worth remembering that it has built up an incredible back catalogue of songs, performances, interval acts and memorable moments of television history. The EBU aims to bring all these together on one platform with their archive project,</p> Tue, 22 Apr 2014 13:14:41 +0200