New: The Eurovision DANCE contest!

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Five years after the Junior Eurovision Song Contest was launched, the Eurovision family will be extented once again: The EBU created the Eurovision Dance Contest, to be held on 1st September 2007 for the first time. A kick-off production meeting took place yesterday in London at the BBC. This new international production consists of a ballroom, latin and freestyle dance competition between mixed couples.

The following EBU members have already expressed their interest:

  • ORF (Austria)
  • DR (Denmark)
  • ARD (Germany)
  • RTE (Ireland)
  • HRT (Croatia)
  • TVP (Poland)
  • RTP (Portugal)
  • RTR (Russia)
  • TVE (Spain)
  • TV4 (Sweden)
  • SRG (Switzerland)
  • TROS (Netherlands)
  • NTU (Ukraine)
  • BBC (United Kingdom)

The show will be broadcast live at 21:00 CET, hosted by the United Kingdom and organised and produced by Splash Media and Sunset+V in collaboration with Eurovision TV.

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