Eurovision fever at its best

by Edward Montebello 53 views

The 55th Eurovision Song Contest final will go on air in one hour. This year's edition is being considered as the most exciting contest in years. In contrast to recent years many countries are in contention for the victory and the current predictions state that a half a dozen of countries may be close to lift the trophy. The last contest that provided an exiciting voting procedure was in 2003 when the contest took place in Skonto Hall, Riga.

Unlike the semi-final shows the Telenor arena is set to be full with 17,000 people are expected to flock inside the venue. More than 100 million people around the globe will watch this year's Eurovision Song Contest that will kick-off with an interesting opening sequence featuring the roots of the contest. Incidentally last Monday the Eurovision Song Contest celebrated the 54th anniversary since it began in Lugano, Switzerland.

Meanwhile view the footage below featuring the present atmosphere towards the road to Telenor arena where the biggest extravaganza show will be broadcasted live.

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Edward Montebello

Joined esctoday.com in 2010. He has a passion towards the Eurovision Song Contest and started following it in 1991. Since 2005 he attended the contest and reported live the events related to Europe's favourite show. He taught history and also worked as a journalist with the biggest private television and radio station in Malta. He currently works in the Communications Office at the Ministry for Family & Social Solidarity in Malta.

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