Congratulations: the countdown started

by Sietse Bakker 110 views

The 50th anniversary show of the Eurovision Song Contest takes place next week Saturday, 22nd October. In Congratulations, 14 songs will compete for the title 'all-time winner'. Besides this historic contest, there will be a lot of attention for past participants and memorable moments during the live show from Copenhagen, Denmark.

Coverage
With a small team, esctoday.com is present in Copenhagen to cover the latest news from the scene. Throughout the week we will pay attention to the 14 participating songs and the launch of our new website, which features more history information. The new esctoday.com is scheduled to be launched on Wednesday!

In co-operation with our partners we will do our very best to cover the latest events, inside stories and background information!

Monday: 1956-1965
1958 – Italy – Domenico Modugno – Nel blu di pinto di blu (Volare)
1965 – Luxembourg – France Gall – Poupée de cire poupée de son

Tuesday: 1966-1975
1968 – United Kingdom – Cliff Richard – Congratulations
1973 – Spain – Mocedades – Eres tu
1974 – Sweden – ABBA – Waterloo

Wednesday: 1976-1985
1976 – United Kingdom – Brotherhood of Man – Save your kisses for me
1980 – Ireland – Johnny Logan – What�s another year
1982 – Germany – Nicole – Ein bißchen Frieden

Thursday: 1986-1995
1987 – Ireland – Johnny Logan – Hold me now
1988 – Switzerland – Céline Dion – Ne partez pas sans moi

Friday: 1996-2005
1998 – Israel – Dana International – Diva
2000 – Denmark – Olsen Brothers – Fly on the wings of love
2003 – Turkey – Sertab – Everyway that I can
2005 – Greece – Helena Paparizou – My number one

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