Eurovision 60 years: Bobbysocks join the guestlist

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NRK, the Norwegian broadcaster for the Eurovision Song Contest has just announced that Norway’s first Eurovision winner Bobbysocks will be performing at the 60th Anniversary special in London on 31 March.

Hanne Krogh and Elisabeth Andreassen, the Bobbysocks won the 30th edition of Europe’s Favourite TV Show with the song La det swinge. Their appearance means there will be a total of 15 acts on stage in London. Below is the full line up of the show

  1. Austria’s Conchita Wurst will sing Rise like a Phoenix
  2. Sweden’s Herreys, will sing Diggi-loo diggi-ley
  3. France’s Natasha St-Pier will sing Je n’ai que mon âme
  4. Denmark’s Emmelie de Forest will sing Only teardrops
  5. Finland’s Lordi will sing Hard rock Hallelujah
  6. Germany’s Nicole will sing Ein Bißchen Frieden
  7. Ireland’s Johnny Logan will sing a medley of What’s Another Year and Hold me now
  8. Spain’s Rosa López will sing a medley of Spanish songs including Europe’s living a Celebration
  9. Luxembourg’s Anne-Marie David will sing Tu te reconnaitras
  10. Denmark’s The Olsen Brothers will sing Fly on the wings of love
  11. Sweden’s Loreen will sing Euphoria
  12. The UK’s Brotherhood of Man will sing Save your kisses for me
  13. Russia’s Dima Bilan will sing a medley of Never let you go and Believe
  14. Israel’s Dana International will sing Diva
  15. Norway’s Bobbysocks will sing La det swinge
Eurovision’s Greatest Hits will be presented by Graham Norton and Petra Mede. The show is being recorded on Tuesday 31 March and will be broadcast on BBC One and throughout Europe and beyond this Easter.

How and where to buy the tickets?

According to Eventim’s website there are still tickets available for Eurovision’s Greatest Hits. For UK bookings please visit and for international bookings please visit

Who will broadcast the show?

Eurovision’s Greatest Hits will be broadcast in the following countries: Australia – SBS, Austria – ORF, Belgium – VRT & RTBF, Bulgaria – BNT, Denmark – DR, Finland – YLE, France – France 2, Greece – NERIT, Iceland – RÚV, Ireland – RTÉ, Israel – IBA, Norway – NRK, Portugal – RTP, Romania – TVR, Russia – C1R, San Marino – SMRTV, Slovenia – RTVSLO, Sweden – SVT, Switzerland – SRF, Spain – RTVE, United Kingdom – BBC One & BBC Radio 2.

Eurovision’s Greatest Hits will be executive produced for BBC Events by Guy Freeman, Directed by Geoff Posner and Produced by Simon Proctor and Helen Riddell.

Stay tuned to ESCToday for more information on the 60th Eurovision Anniversary Show- Eurovision’s Greatest Hits!