Tonight: Eurovision Song Contest’s Greatest Hits

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Tonight, Eurovision Song Contest’s Greatest Hits will be broadcast for the first time across several European countries. 

Tonight viewers living in Ireland and the United Kingdom will be able to watch the show on their respective channel from 21:00 local time. If you live in Ireland you can watch the show on RTE 2 and if you live in the UK the show will be broadcast on BBC 1.

Many other countries will be showing the concert at a later date. Earlier this week the official list of broadcast dates was revealed.

  • Albania (RTSH) – Sunday, 5th of April
  • Australia (SBS) – Saturday, 16th of May
  • Austria (ORF) – Friday, 22nd of May
  • Belgium (VRT) – Saturday, 4th of May
  • Belgium (RTBF) – Tuesday, 12th of May
  • Bulgaria (BNT) – Monday, 13th of April
  • Denmark (DR) – Saturday, 16th of May
  • Estonia (ERR) – Friday, 22nd of May
  • Finland (YLE) – Saturday, 11th of April
  • Greece (NERIT) – Saturday, 16th of May
  • Iceland (RUV) – Saturday, 4th of April
  • Israel (IBA) – Saturday, 11th of April
  • Norway (NRK) – Saturday, 4th of April
  • Portugal (RTP) – Sunday, 26th of April
  • Romania (TVR) – Sunday, 12th of April
  • Russia (C1R) – Sunday, 5th of April
  • San Marino (SMRTV) – Sunday, 5th of April
  • Serbia (RTS) – TBA
  • Slovenia (RTVSLO) – Saturday, 2nd of May
  • Spain (TVE) – TBA
  • Sweden (SVT) – Saturday, 4th of April
  • Switzerland (SRF) – Tuesday 19th & Thursday, 21st of May

The event

The show will be hosted by the BBC One commentator Graham Norton and the 2013 Eurovision Song Contest host Petra Mede, The venue is the Eventim Apollo in Hammersmith, London.

The guests

A total of 15 guests will perform in tonight’s show .The full list of acts can be found below.

  1. Conchita Wurst – Rise like a phoenix
  2. Herreys – Diggi-loo diggi-ley
  3. Natasha St-Pier – Je n’ai que mon âme
  4. Emmelie de Forest – Only teardrops
  5. Lordi – Hard rock hallelujah
  6. Nicole – Ein bisschen frieden
  7. Johnny Logan – What’s another year / Hold me now
  8. Rosa López – Europe’s living a celebration / Medley of Spanish entries
  9. Anne-Marie David – Tu te reconnaîtras
  10. Olsen Brothers – Fly on the wings of love
  11. Loreen – Euphoria
  12. Brotherhood of Man – Save your kisses for me
  13. Dima Bilan – Never let you go / Believe
  14. Dana International – Diva
  15. Bobbysocks – La det swinge

The interval act of the night will be the Irish interval act from the 1994 Eurovision Song Contest, Riverdance.

Stay tuned to for the latest news on the United Kingdom, Eurovision’s Greatest Hits and the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest!