Marija and Bobbysocks head Eurovision Memory Lane

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This year's Eurovision Song Contest winner, Marija Serifovic, will be appearing in the third edition of Eurovision Memory lane in Oslo together with many more past winners and participants such as Bobbysocks, Katrina and Mihai Traistariu among others.

For the third year running the Oslo Pride Festival are organising the Eurovision Memory lane show, on June 28, in Oslo. The event will feature Norway's first Eurovision Song Contest winners, Bobbysocks, 1997 winner Katrina (without the Waves), Mihai Traistariu, Jostein Hasselgård, Wenche Myhre, Kirsten Siggard and many more. Marija Serifovic will be performing this year's winner song Molitva on the outdoor stage at the City Hall Square.

Elisabeth Andreasen and Hanne Krogh will perform both solo and together as Bobbysocks. Elisabeth Andreasens other duet partner, Kikki Danielsson will also sing, both together with Elisabeth and solo, or together with a chorus of 6 dancers. Mihai Traistariu- the 2006 Romanian entrant will also be there to sing his Tornero. Danish "Queen of Eurovision" Kirsten Siggard, will sing all her Eurovision songs, and Jenny Jensen, Måns Zelmerløw and Andres Esteche from Norwegian Melodi Grand Prix and Swedish Melodifestivalen will perform as well. There will also be some great surprises from the stage.

The event will be hosted by another famous Norwegian Eurovision Song Contest name, the enigmatic Norwegian King of Eurovision, Mr. Jostein Pedersen.

Exclusive competition: Win 3 double invitations has 3 double invitations for 6 lucky readers that plan to attend this year's Eurovision Memory Lane in Oslo. Send your answers to the questions below to [email protected] until Friday 15 June, together with your postal address and esctoday membership code:

  1. Name the countries Marija Serifovic visited during this year's winner's tour
  2. What are the provisional dates for next year's contest?
  3. With how many points did Bobbysocks win in 1985? looks forward to covering this event, and will of course be bringing live coverage from Oslo, as we do every year from Stockholm. We recommend these parties to our readers and look forward to meeting you there.

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Stella Floras

Thanks to Johnny Logan and Hold me now I fell in love with the Eurovision Song Contest, a love that's been going strong ever since with undiminished passion. My first memories date back to 1977 and the lyrics of Rock bottom, Dschinghis Khan and A ba ni bi are still engraved in my brain.

I joined in 2006 as a junior editor after being invited by Barry Viniker, I soon became Senior Editor and during the 2007 contest in Helsinki I was appointed Head of Communications. Today I hold the post of Head of Human Resources and I am proud to be working with the best editorial team in the world.