EuroRevision: BBC To the Rescue (1972)

The Eurovision Song Contest 1972 was the 17th edition of the contest, and based on tradition, the contest should have been held in Monaco due to Séverine winning the previous year. Unfortunately, Monaco could not meet the demands of hosting the event. Instead, the BBC stepped in to stage the contest. This was the fourth…

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EuroRevision: Malta Begins their Eurovision Journey (1971)

The Eurovision Song Contest 1971 was the 16th edition of the contest, and after Dana won the year prior, the contest was heading to Ireland. The show was held on Saturday the 3rd of April in the Gaiety Theatre in Dublin, and was hosted by Bernadette Ní Ghallchóir. The previous year of the contest saw…

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EuroRevision Quiz: How well do you know Eurovision 1971?

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 1971 Eurovision Song Contest, so test your knowledge below!  Catch up on our EuroRevision post…

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EuroRevision: Aftermath of the Four-Way Tie (1970)

The Eurovision Song Contest 1970 was the 15th edition of the contest. The precedent of previous contests was that the winning nation would host the next edition, however due to the four-way tie of the previous edition, it wasn’t clear who would host the contest. The UK hosted in 1968, and Spain hosted in 1969,…

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EuroRevision: A Results Table to Remember (1969)

Eurovision 1969 was the 14th edition of the contest, and for the first time, the contest was hosted in Spain. The contest took place on the 29th of March, and was held at the Teatro Real in Madrid. The host of the show was Laurita Valenzuela. A total of 16 nations competed at this edition…

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EuroRevision Quiz: How well do you know Eurovision 1969?

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 1969 Eurovision Song Contest, so test your knowledge below!  Catch up on our EuroRevision post…

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EuroRevision: La, La, La (1968)

Eurovision 1968 was the 13th edition of the contest, and for this edition, the contest headed back to the United Kingdom. This was the third edition to be held in the nation, having hosted previously in 1960 and 1963. The show took place on the 6th of April at the Royal Albert Hall, and for…

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EuroRevision: The United Kingdom Steamrolls the Competition (1967)

Eurovision 1967 was the 12th edition of the contest, and for the first time, was taking place in Austria. The contest was held at the Großer Festsaal der Wiener Hofburg in the nation’s capital, Vienna and was hosted by Erica Vaal. The final was held on the 8th of April 1967. A total of 17…

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EuroRevision Quiz: How well do you know Eurovision 1966?

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 1966 Eurovision Song Contest, so test your knowledge below!  Catch up on our EuroRevision post…

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EuroRevision: Ireland Joins for the 10th Edition of the Contest (1965)

The 10th edition of Eurovision took place in Naples, Italy, after Gigliola Cinquetti won the contest in the previous year with the song ‘Non ho l’età’. This marked the first time the contest took place in Italy, and the first time a Southern European country had hosted the competition. The show took place at the…

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