Ten days are left to decide which songs will be performed in the Eurovision Song Contest's 50th anniversary show Congratulations. Your vote can be cast on the official Eurovision Song Contest website eurovision.tv where more information and video snippets are available.
All Eurovision Song Contest fans are invited to select two of their favourite songs from each decade in 50 years of Eurovision Song Contest. To help you with your selection, the online voting platform features video clips, along with facts and figures about songs and performers. Online voting for the 50th anniversary event started on eurovision.tv on 20th May and will end on 12th June.
Danish broadcaster DR is preparing a two-hour celebration TV show, to be broadcast live from Copenhagen on 22nd October 2005. In the show Congratulations, 14 of the best songs from 50 years of Eurovision Song Contest will be performed.
The 10 songs with the most votes in the online voting will be included as part of the special live televised show. The other 4 songs will be chosen by an internal commission and, if the other 10 do not cover the 'Big 4', these wildcards will be covered by songs from the 'Big 4' countries.
Eurovision Song Contest stars and pop celebrities will perform spectacular medleys of the most loved, most popular and most unforgettable Eurovision Song Contest moments.
Fans who participate in the online voting will get a chance to win a trip for two to the 50th anniversary show. EBU and eurovision.tv also give away 25 Eurovision Song Contest anniversary books and 50 exclusive CD and DVD anniversary box sets.