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The Life and Times of Nicole

As the votes rolled in on the night of April 24, 1982, it quickly became clear that Germany was about to win Eurovision for the very first time. The song, “Ein bißchen Frieden‎” or “A Little Peace”, received the maximum 12 points from more than half of the 17 other countries competing that year and received support from all but …

Team ESC United Weighs In: Our Top 10 of Eurovision 1982

On the night of April 24, 1982, delegations from 18 countries descended on the Harrogate International Centre for the 27th Eurovision Song Contest. Which of that year’s entries would Team ESCUnited crown? To decide, we have gathered five of our best (?) and brightest (??) from around the globe to weigh in with their 1982 Top 10s. They are: From …

The Could Have Beens: ‘Ein Lied für Harrogate’, 1982

‘The Could Have Beens’ is a new retrospective series that looks back at the national finals that produced eventual Eurovision winners. On the night of March 20, 1982, television viewers across West Germany tuned into Ein Lied für Harrogate, the country’s Eurovision national final. 12 acts squared off, hoping to represent the nation at that year’s contest in Harrogate. Germany …

The Eurovision 1982 Fashion Report

With 1982 Week rolling around the corner, I’m going to BUST in with my Fashion Report! Do I have any credentials? No, but armed with great eyesight and a sense of humour, I think I’m qualified enough to rain judgment down on some bad eighties coutoure. Strangely enough, the fashion of 1982 itself isn’t quite as bad as one may …

Bonus Video: Reacting to the 18 entries of Eurovision 1982!

On Friday, Team ESC United will be compiling our collective top 10 of Eurovision 1982! But before that, we wanted to give you a little something different. Earlier this week, our very own Dutch correspondent Roy recorded himself reacting to all 18 of the competing entries. Which songs make the biggest impression? Which entries leave him ‘whelmed’? There’s only one …

Eurovision in Concert: 1982 winner Nicole invited as special guest

[AdSense-B] Outside of the usual onslaught of national selections and shows leading up to the annual Eurovision Song Contest, there is one other event that fans of the contest would perhaps look forward to more than most others; Eurovision in Concert, the annual preview event held in Amsterdam, Netherlands. With a whopping 32 artists of the 43 present in Lisbon …