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First held in 1956, originally conceived through a desire to unite European countries through cross-border television broadcasts following World War II, and in doing so to test the capabilities of international broadcast technology. Wikipedia

  • Eurovision Song Contest

    International song competition organised annually by the European Broadcasting Union and featuring participants representing primarily European countries. Original song to be performed on live television and radio, transmitted to national broadcasters via the EBU's Eurovision and Euroradio networks, with competing countries then casting votes for the other countries' songs to determine a winner. Wikipedia

  • Annual international song competition, held every year by the Eurovision broadcasting organisation since 1956 , with participants representing primarily European countries. Original song to be performed on live television and radio, then casts votes for the other countries' songs to determine the winner. Wikipedia

  • List of countries in the Eurovision Song Contest

    Fifty-two countries have participated in the Eurovision Song Contest since it started in 1956. Winners of the contest have come from twenty-seven of those countries. Wikipedia

  • List of entries in the Eurovision Song Contest

    Over 1,500 entries have been submitted into the Eurovision Song Contest since it began in 1956, comprising songs and artists which have represented fifty-two countries. Held annually between members of the Union, with participating broadcasters from different countries submitting songs to the event and casting votes to determine the most popular in the competition. Wikipedia

  • Melodifestivalen

    Annual song competition organised by Swedish public broadcasters Sveriges Television (SVT) and Sveriges Radio (SR). It determines the country's representative for the Eurovision Song Contest, and has been staged almost every year since 1959. Wikipedia

  • List of Eurovision Song Contest winners

    Annual competition organised by member countries of the European Broadcasting Union. One of the longest-running television programmes in the world. Wikipedia

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