Euro Euphoria – the first film about Eurovision fans!

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As Copenhagen 2014 approaches a brand new 65min feature documentary called Euro Euphoria which sets you right into the heart of the atmosphere at the 2013 Eurovision Song Contest in Malmö goes on general release.

Euro Euphoria is the first film that does not solely focus on the performers, delegations or the long and colorful history of Eurovision but on the dedicated fans that make the annual pilgrimage to the contest every year. This film follows their stories.
The viewer gets to meet both novices and veteran fans alike whilst gaining perspective from people working within the organizing. You can get a flavour of the movie from this official trailer of the movie.

This film features such characters as Sissel Kristoffersen, a bubbly schoolteacher from Norway, a charming couple from Australia -David Atfield and John Beacroft, an outgoing devoted fan from TexasAndrew Fendelman, and Jarmo Siim, a charismatic Estonian guy who started following Eurovision as a fan and has now become one of the most influential organizers of the song contest working for EBU. This consolidates the Eurovision Song Contest’s international appeal and really focus’s on the human interest aspect of the contest.

The movie is available to watch here and as a bonus, Euro Euphoria takes the viewers exclusively backstage at Malmö 2013.

With Copenhagen 2014 only a matter of weeks away Euro Euphoria is a comfortable nostalgic trip back to last year’s contest which saw Denmark lift the grand prix in song. This film is the back story of the fans that are after all the heart and soul of the Eurovision Song Contest heeding last year’s contest motto of “We Are One”.

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