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United Kingdom: Speculation reaches new heights

It’s been a quiet year as far as the usual speculation over the United Kingdom’s entry is concerned but many fans are beginning to grow anxious over what the BBC has in store for their entry. As a result Twitter is starting to crop up with rumours and hints towards the entry, as seen below; UK Eurovision entry ‘ready for …

United Kingdom: BBC filming a documentary with Bond composer?

In at riverside studios doing a filmed interview about the Eurovision Song Contest . Seriously . — DavidGArnold (@DavidGArnold) February 18, 2015 In a curious piece of news, it appears that there might be some new Eurovision programming coming to British viewers this year. But why is David Arnold taking part? The British composer, well known for scoring five James …

Eurovision’s Greatest Hits: Lineup complete, tickets sell out in minutes

The BBC has today completed the lineup of the EBU’s 60th anniversary special, set to take place on 31st March 2015. Loreen, Dana International, Brotherhood of Man and Dima Bilan are set to join the already lucrative lineup of stars from Eurovision’s past and present in a celebratory show at the Eventim Apollo in Hammersmith, London. Following the announcement tickets …

Eurovision 60th anniversary website is up

As previously reported, the special 60th anniversary show will be host in the United Kingdom, by Eurovision broadcaster, BBC. To celebrate this milestone, the EBU created a special website for this event. All you have to do is go to 60th.eurovision.tv and browse the contest. The website is very interactive and takes you on a journey through the decades with tons …

Eurovision’s Greatest Hits: 3 countries decline to show celebration

Three countries have already announced their intention not to show the BBC’s celebration of 60 years of Eurovision, with a further broadcaster still very much undecided on whether it will show the special programme. Netherlands’ AVROTROS, Luxembourg’s RTL and Ukraine’s NTU will not show the programme, being hosted on March 31st in London, United Kingdom. The latter two may not …

60 Years: 3 More Acts Confirmed

Yesterday it was made official, the BBC announced details of the 60th Anniversary of the Eurovision Song Contest. Three acts were announced as performing, those being: Conchita Wurst (Austria 2014) Natasha St. Pier (France 2001) The Herreys (Sweden 1984) Today the BBC have released the next three acts who will be performing: Lordi (Finland 2006) Emmelie de Forrest (Denmark 2013) …

United Kingdom: The biggest rumours never to happen

Anyone who has kept a keen eye on the developments around Europe for each Eurovision will no doubt be aware that one of the fiercest rumour mills keeps on spinning in the United Kingdom. With one of the largest and most influential music industries in the world it’s no surprise that Eurofans across the continent ask for every British artist …

UK: On Course For Vienna

Although the United Kingdom’s broadcaster (BBC) have started preparations early, and revealed information regarding the selection process, there are still speculations regarding the full plan of the BBC, the broadcaster is is currently keeping silent regarding the finer details of the selection. Guy Freeman, the Eurovision Executive for the BBC is giving nothing away. When www.escunited.com asked the UK’s ‘organiser’ …

United Kingdom Calling: Song submissions wanted

United Kingdom broadcaster, BBC, has today announced that they are now actively seeking their entry to send to Vienna, for Eurovision 2015. Executive producer of the BBC, Guy Freeman, today said “We’re keen to provide as many routes into the selection process as possible, whilst remaining realistic about the proven amount of experience required by anyone wishing to put themselves …

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