Eurovision season on Bosnian TV

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The public broadcasting service of Bosnia and Herzegovina has a packed schedule lined up for the lead-in to the Eurovision Song Contest in Athens. In the pipeline are not only previews of this year's entries, but several special shows dedicated to the history of the contest.

The Feminnem show, hosted by the girls who represented Bosnia and Herzegovina at the 2005 contest in Kyiv, will be the vehicle for several of the planned broadcasts on PBS BiH / BHT1. Their shows will feature interviews and performances from some of this year's participating artists, including host performer Anna Vissi on the 12th May broadcast.

The schedule is as follows:

28th April : The Feminnem Show – Eurovision Special I (with Sibel Tüzün and Annet Artani)
5th May : The Best of Eurovision I
6th May : Eurovision 2006 Previews, Part I
12th May : The Feminnem Show – Eurovision Special II (with Severina, Hari Mata Hari, Fabrizio Faniello, Eddie Butler and Anna Vissi)
13th May : Eurovision 2006 Previews, Part II
19th May : The Best of Eurovision II

Viewers outside Bosnia and Herzegovina can visit the website of PBS BiH for more information on receiving the broadcasts via the Hot Bird 2 satellite.

Bosnia and Herzegovina will be represented by Hari Mata Hari at the qualifier round on 18th May in Athens.

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Richard West-Soley

Senior Editor

Richard's ESC history began way back in 1992, when he discovered the contest could fuel his passion for music and languages. Since then, it's been there at every corner for him in some way or another. He joined the team back in 2006, and quickly developed a love for writing about the contest. In his other life, he heads the development team at the learning resources company Linguascope, and writes about all aspects of language learning on the site