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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 …