Eurovision For Beginners – Format of Eurovision

The format of the contest has changed over the history of the contest, however the simple processes have remained the same throughout each edition of the contest. Simply put: Participant countries submit songs These songs are performed live at the main Eurovision contest program This program is broadcasted simultaneously to all the nations across the…

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Eurovision For Beginners – History of Eurovision

With 60 years of history under its belt, it would be almost impossible to travel through the entirety of Eurovision history. As such, we will look at the origins of the contest, and some of the main events which have helped the contest progress over time. The contest began as an ambitious idea of Marcel…

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Eurovision for Beginners – The Countries of Eurovision

In 1956, a total of seven countries participated in what was Europe’s biggest technological experiment. As a success, the contest began to grow steadily, and 60 years later, Eurovision has seen more than 50 nations competing for the ultimate goal of winning Europe’s favourite contest. To be eligible to compete in Eurovision, the country has…

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Eurovision For Beginners – What is Eurovision? A Brief Introduction

The Eurovision Song Contest, often referred to simply as Eurovision, or ESC is an annual song contest. The contest is held amongst countries who are members of the European Broadcasting Union (EBU). The countries eligible to compete opt in and out of the contest as they wish, and their participation is often dependent on the…

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