As reported earlier today in the Irish Star, Dustin the Turkey has found out about the UK Eurovision Preview Party and is preparing to fly over to London to meet with one of his favourite Eurovision Song Contest acts. In total, 12 of this year's Eurovision Song Contest participants, more than one quarter, will attend the event.
Although Dustin won't be performing at the party, he will be attending to meet Bucks Fizz, who he says are Eurovision royalty! He will be one of the VIP guests at the event is looking forward to meeting his fellow competitors before they get together in Belgrade.
Dustin is pleased to be coming to the party and is looking forward to meeting the British fans in London. He will be joined by Bulgarian participants and Andy Abraham from the United Kingdom at the event, who will be there to meet the fans, although they will not be performing the song due to the event hitting the maximum number of artists able to perform on stage. Organisers have confirmed that two other acts will participate but have not yet been announced. One is from the 2008 Eurovision Song Contest, another is a former participant.
ADDITIONAL PARTY INFORMATION
Tickets for the UK Eurovision Preview Party presented by esctoday.comare now onsale via the official website, through the Scala website, from the Scala box office or directly from www.ticketweb.co.uk. Tickets can also be bought from Ticketweb by phone on +44 8700 600 100. Tickets are currently priced at £10 in advance, any remaining tickets will be charged at £15 on the door. Confirmed artists so far are:
- Bucks Fizz, United Kingdom 1981 winners
- Ani Lorak, Ukraine 2008
- Euroband, Iceland 2008
- Isis Gee, Poland 2008
- Morena, Malta 2008
- Nico & Vlad, Romania 2008
- Laka, Bosnia & Herzegovina 2008
- Maria, Norway 2008
- Sirusho, Armenia 2008
- Paul Oscar, Iceland 1997
Fans are invited to bring their flags, dress up and make the most of what promises to be the biggest and best Eurovision Song Contest Party ever seen in the UK. Stay tuned to esctoday.com and the UK Eurovision Preview Party website for information about the party.