Eurovision Song Contest

#1 - The 1st Eurovision Song Contest (Switzerland)

Season 1 - Episode 1

#2 - The 55th Eurovision Song Contest (Norway)

Season 1 - Episode 55

The 20 acts that qualified through the two Semi-Finals will join the five pre-qualified countries: Norway (the Host Country), France, Germany, Spain and the United Kingdom. Viewers and professional juries in over 40 participating countries will vote. Viewers and professional juries each have a 50 percent stake in the outcome. The professional juries will feature six members in each country. The running order of the represented countries in the FInal will be determined by draw, right after each of the two Semi-Finals.

#3 - The 6th Eurovision Song Contest (France)

Season 1 - Episode 6

#4 - The 11st Eurovision Song Contest (Luxembourg)

Season 1 - Episode 11

#5 - The 17th Eurovision Song Contest (United Kingdom)

Season 1 - Episode 17

#6 - The 9th Eurovision Song Contest (Denmark)

Season 1 - Episode 9

#7 - The 18th Eurovision Song Contest (Luxembourg)

Season 1 - Episode 18

#8 - The 19th Eurovision Song Contest (United Kingdom)

Season 1 - Episode 19

#9 - The 14th Eurovision Song Contest (Spain)

Season 1 - Episode 14

#10 - The 22nd Eurovision Song Contest (United Kingdom)

Season 1 - Episode 22

#11 - The 25th Eurovision Song Contest (Netherlands)

Season 1 - Episode 25

#12 - The 12nd Eurovision Song Contest (Austria)

Season 1 - Episode 12

#13 - The 21st Eurovision Song Contest (Netherlands)

Season 1 - Episode 21

#14 - The 34th Eurovision Song Contest (Switzerland)

Season 1 - Episode 34

#15 - The 36th Eurovision Song Contest (Italy)

Season 1 - Episode 36

#16 - The 39th Eurovision Song Contest (Ireland)

Season 1 - Episode 39

#17 - The 29th Eurovision Song Contest (Luxembourg)

Season 1 - Episode 29

#18 - The 5th Eurovision Song Contest (United Kingdom)

Season 1 - Episode 5

#19 - The 42nd Eurovision Song Contest (Ireland)

Season 1 - Episode 42

#20 - The 47th Eurovision Song Contest (Estonia)

Season 1 - Episode 47

#21 - The 50th Eurovision Song Contest (Ukraine)

Season 1 - Episode 50

#22 - The 46th Eurovision Song Contest (Denmark)

Season 1 - Episode 46

#23 - The 54th Eurovision Song Contest (Russia)

Season 1 - Episode 54

This year there are 42 entries to the Eurovision Song Contest, with San Marino withdrawing due to financial difficulties and Georgia being forced out of the contest as their song breached the rules of the contest, while Slovakia makes a return to the contest after an 11 year absence. The 54th Eurovision Song Contest is being hosted by Moscow, Russia, following Dima Bilan's win for Russia in the 53rd Eurovision Song Contest. The Contest will take place in Moscow's Olympic Indoor Arena. Following the complaints of many broadcasters, the voting system for the contest has been greatly changed. Instead of the general public having the only say, a jury will also cast their votes, counting for 50% of the overall votes. This has been done to crack down on countries simply voting for their neighbours. There will be 25 countries competing in the final, comprising the top ten from the first semi-final, the top ten from the second semi-final, the Big Four (the United Kingdom, France, Germany and Spain) and the host nation and last year's winner, Russia. The order is as follows:- 1. Lithuania 2. Israel 3. France 4. Sweden 5. Croatia 6. Portugal 7. Iceland 8. Greece 9. Armenia 10. Russia 11. Azerbaijan 12. Bosnia and Herzegovina 13. Moldova 14. Malta 15. Estonia 16. Denmark 17. Germany 18. Turkey 19. Albania 20. Norway 21. Ukraine 22. Romania 23. The United Kingdom 24. Finland 25. Spain

#24 - The 52nd Eurovision Song Contest (Finland)

Season 1 - Episode 52

The Eurovision Song Contest 2007 was the 52nd edition of the Eurovision Song Contest. It was won by first-time appearance as an independent country Serbia [2] and was held at the Hartwall Areena in Helsinki, Finland from 10 May to 12 May. The host broadcaster was YLE. Finland earned the right to host the event after heavy metal band Lordi's victory at the Eurovision Song Contest 2006. It was the first time the Contest had been held in Finland. A budget of €13 million was presented for arranging the contest. Other bids to host the contest came from Espoo, Turku and Tampere. The hosts were Finnish television personality Jaana Pelkonen and Finnish musician, stage performer and actor Mikko Leppilampi. Krisse Salminen acted as guest host in the green room, and reported from the crowds at the Senate Square. A record number of 42 countries participated. The European Broadcasting Union (EBU) put aside its limit of 40 countries, which would have meant excluding some countries using a ranking order scheme.[citation needed] After Lordi scored the first ever Eurovision victory with a hard rock song in 2006, several countries sent rock songs to the Contest rather than the soft pop and schlager styles more closely associated with Eurovision. This trend continued at the 2008 and 2009 Contests. Following the examples of Sertab Erener and Ruslana in the last two years, she sang twice in the final, "My Number One" in the opening and her current song "Mambo!" in the interval (which was also a smash hit in Greece at the time); Greek dancers were also present in the interval acts, as well as other Greek elements. An official CD and DVD was released and a new introduction was an official fan book released from this year, and every year to come with detailed information of every country. The 2006 contest also saw the 1,000th song to be performed in the contest, when "Every Song Is a Cry for Love" by Ireland's Brian Kennedy was first sung in the semi-final. Armenia also entered for the first time in the contest.

#25 - The 33rd Eurovision Song Contest (Ireland)

Season 1 - Episode 33