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post Feb 3 2015, 11:51 AM
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http://www.eurovision.tv/page/news?id=offi...ampaign=Twitter
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London, United Kingdom - As part of the EBU’s celebrations for the 60th anniversary of the Eurovision Song Contest, the BBC will be hosting a special event showcasing some of the very best songs from the competition in Eurovision Song Contest's Greatest Hits.
London’s Eventim Apollo Hammersmith will be the venue for this special anniversary on the 31st of March, which will feature an array of classic and contemporary acts, as well as some surprise guests from throughout the contest’s colourful 60 year history.

Jon Ola Sand, the EBU's Executive Supervisor of the Eurovision Song Contest says: “Over the last 60 years, the Eurovision Song Contest has become a true European institution that has led the way in TV entertainment. We are delighted that the BBC is launching our diamond jubilee celebrations with this special event and that TV viewers from across Europe and beyond will also get to enjoy it too.”

Ticket Details

Tickets to attend Eurovision Song Contest's Greatest Hits, which will be recorded on the 31st of March, will be available to purchase at 11.15 (CET) on the 6th of February from Eurovision.tv (international sales) and the BBC’s Eurovision website (UK sales)

The show will be broadcast over Easter and beyond in 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) and the United Kingdom (BBC).

Eurovision Song Contest's Greatest Hits will be Executive Produced by Guy Freeman and directed by Geoff Posner.

Stay tuned to Eurovision.tv this week for further announcements on which acts will be performing in Eurovision Song Contest's Greatest Hits.

First acts confirmed

Confirmed to take part is the reigning champion Conchita Wurst who will perform her winning song Rise Like A Phoenix.

Also appearing are the Swedish group The Herreys, who won in 1984 with Diggi-Loo, Diggi-Ley and completing the first three confirmed acts is Natasha St-Pier, who represented France in 2001 with Je N'ai Que Mon Âme. More acts will be announced in the coming days.


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SVT's Melodifestivalen website are reporting that the hosts will be Petra Mede and Graham Norton!

http://www.svt.se/melodifestivalen/om-esc/...est-firar-60-ar
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I am hyped!
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Oh my GOD. Why do I still not live in London cry.gif
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Natasha St-Pier. OMG *.*

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Min kropp är färdig w00t.gif Tix going on sale on Friday which is annoying but hey ho.
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Would LOVE to go to this but I'm at work as tickets go on sale cry.gif

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I am hyped for this, but then I realised it wasnt broadcasted in The Netherlands and I won't be in Belgium either nocheer.gif
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Three winners added to the line-up today, Nicole, Lordi and Emmelie!
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Oh excellent, I was thinking as I was reading the first post that Lordi were an essential booking.
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Here's a press pack all about the 60th anniversary including what's going to be happening over the next year as well as a look back at the history of the contest!

http://www3.ebu.ch/files/live/sites/ebu/fi...rsary%20ESC.pdf
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BBC Eurovision @bbceurovision · 6h 6 hours ago
Spain's Rosa López, Ireland's Johnny Logan, The Olsen Brothers from Denmark & Luxembourg's Anne-Marie David join our 60th anniversary show!


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http://60th.eurovision.tv/ is now live! Looking forward to exploring that! There is also this http://matchmaker.eurovision.tv/ and I just got matched with the 10s! kink.gif

Also further details about the concert ahead of tomorrow's ticket launch are here. Prices are between £43 and £70 and the concert will last around three hours, finishing at 10.30pm.
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GOT MY TICKETS (Qassandra this will be FABULOUS) *.*

Loreen (!!!), Dana International, Brotherhood of Man and Dima Bilan are the final acts to be revealed: http://www.eurovision.tv/page/news?id=fina...niversary_event
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Sold out already? I haven't managed to get tickets sad.gif
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Rosa seems like such an odd booking, not exactly a fan classic laugh.gif
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QUOTE(randomfurlong @ Feb 6 2015, 11:24 AM) *
GOT MY TICKETS (Qassandra this will be FABULOUS) *.*

Loreen (!!!), Dana International, Brotherhood of Man and Dima Bilan are the final acts to be revealed: http://www.eurovision.tv/page/news?id=fina...niversary_event

I think I'm going to be QUEENING OUT beginning to end! *.*
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There's still tickets left as far as I can see! Unfortunately with it lasting up to 3 hours there's no way I'd get a train back in time but hopefully they show it properly on TV and not just a really edited version.
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Loreen DID get announced then! cry.gif So upset I haven't managed to get tickets. She better stay in the UK and do a mini tour whilst here! sad.gif
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Just category one tickets left now it looks like!
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