team prepare in Helsinki

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More of the team are arriving in Helsinki today, and by next week, we will have the largest website team in the history of the Eurovision Song Contest on location to bring you the most in depth coverage so far. Coming up, all the news, views photographs and videos from rehearsals, press conferences, interviews, parties, the Euroclub, and everything going on around Helsinki as Finland prepares to host it's first Eurovision Song Contest. will be going all-out to bring you as much comprehensive coverage as possible so if you're not joining us in Helsinki, you'll be able to follow all the developments like never before. This year, we will have not one, not two but three roving video cameras (named Istanbul, Kyiv and Athens) so when parties clash, and everyone in Helsinki has to chose between them, you will find coverage from all of them on

There are also one or two surprises in store for our readers as helps to bring the performers and the Eurovision Song Contest closer to the fans and readers than ever before. So sit back, refresh your browsers and stay tuned to for the 2007 Eurovision Song Contest.

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The full 'Helsinki 2007' on-location team':
Barry Viniker
Richard West Soley
Wouter van Vliet
Danny Mekic
Cyrus Engerer
Stella Floras
Miguel Granga
Steve Holyer
Victor Hondal
Charlotte Jensen
Sergio Jiandani
Aris Kalimeris
Ilari Karhapaa
Yiorgos Kasapoglou
Tom Espen Hansen
Matthias Mattsson
James Orton
Nina Pinto
Rene Romkes
Jarmo Siim

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