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Roy revisits 1956, 1957 & 1958

The below editorial features the opinions and views of the author and does not necessarily represent the views of #escYOUnited as a whole, Eurovision, or the EBU. What bothered me the most about being a youngster within the ESCUnited team is that my historical knowledge was very below par. Therefore, my goal for 2021 has been to watch every Eurovision …

1956: Photos and 3 Minutes of New Footage Unearthed from Lost Eurovision Broadcast

Thanks to some savvy detective work done by Good Evening Europe Blog, we have more evidence of what the very first Eurovision Song Contest actually looked like! In a post today on his blog, author Kalvin Lindfors noted that, five months ago, YouTube user wieke qwieke upload a nearly six minute long recording of Lys Assia’s reprise of ‘Refrain’ at …

Lys Assia, Eurovision’s first winner, dies aged 94

[AdSense-B] It’s the news that many Eurofans had expected in recent years, but it certainly doesn’t make it any easier to process; Lys Assia, the first ever winner of the Eurovision Song Contest, has sadly passed away at the age of 94. A history maker from the beginning, the Swiss performer carried home the first trophy of the contest’s history …