EuroRevision: The Tables Turn for the Eurovision Heavyweights (1966)

Eurovision 1966 was the 11th edition of the Eurovision Song Contest, and for this edition, we returned to Luxembourg. This was the second time that Luxembourg had hosted the contest, previously hosting in 1962. The contest was hosted at the Villa Louvigny on the 5th of March. The host of the show was Josiane Shen.…

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EuroRevision Quiz: How well do you know Eurovision 1964?

How well do you know the history of Eurovision? In our EuroRevision series, we aim to put the spotlight back on the early years of Eurovision, journeying through until we reach the current contest. Today our quiz revolves around the 1964 Eurovision Song Contest, so test your knowledge below! Catch up on our EuroRevision post all…

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EuroRevision: Scandinavian Highs and Lows (1963)

Eurovision 1963 was the eighth edition of the Eurovision Song Contest and despite France winning the previous year, they declined hosting due to financial difficulties at the time. Instead, British broadcaster BBC stepped in to host the contest. The venue was the BBC Television Centre in London, and the contest was actually filmed in two…

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EuroRevision Quiz: How well do you know Eurovision 1961?

How well do you know the history of Eurovision? In our EuroRevision series, we aim to put the spotlight back on the early years of Eurovision, journeying through until we reach the current contest. Today our quiz revolves around the 1961 Eurovision Song Contest, so test your knowledge below!  Catch up on our EuroRevision post…

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EuroRevision: Saturday Night Fever in France! (1961)

The contest made its way to France once again after Jacqueline Boyer had won the contest the year prior. This was the 6th edition of Eurovision, and the second time the contest was held in Cannes, France. The venue for the show was the Palais des Festivals et des Congrès, and it was Jacqueline Joubert…

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EuroRevision Quiz: How well do you know Eurovision 1960?

How well do you know the history of Eurovision? In our EuroRevision series, we aim to put the spotlight back on the early years of Eurovision, journeying through until we reach the current contest. Today our quiz revolves around the 1960 Eurovision Song Contest, so test your knowledge below!  Catch up on our EuroRevision post…

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EuroRevision Quiz: How well do you know Eurovision 1957?

How well do you know the history of Eurovision? In our EuroRevision series, we aim to put the spotlight back on the early years of Eurovision, journeying through until we reach the current contest. Today’s quiz is all about 1957, the second edition of Eurovision! Make sure to let us know in the comments, or…

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EuroRevision: The Contest Continues with Three Debuts (1957)

The first Eurovision Song Contest was a success, or at least enough of a success to continue the contest in the following year. The second edition of the contest was held in Frankfurt-am-Main in West Germany at the Großer Sendesaal des hessischen Rundfunks. The contest was hosted by German actress, Anaid Iplicjian. The conductor for…

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EuroRevision: Where it all began… (1956)

For those new to the world of Eurovision, it may be surprising to know that the contest began back in 1956. The contest has clearly come a long way since then, with visible changes throughout the decades. The first ever Eurovision Song Contest took place in Lugano, Switzerland at the Teatro Kursaal and was presented…

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Eurovision For Beginners – Broadcasting

The broadcasting of Eurovision is a task taken on by a representative national broadcaster from each participating nation. The broadcaster must play the entire show, including all the songs, the recaps, the voting and the reprise. The only times broadcasters may cut out to advertising breaks is during interval acts. From 1999 onwards, there was…

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