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  1. Could the Eurovision Song Contest Go Global?

    May 17, 2011 7:20 AM EDT DUESSELDORF, Germany (Reuters) - The Eurovision Song Contest has become so popular around the globe that there may be scope one day for a Worldvision Song Contest, executive supervisor Jon Ola Sand told Reuters. The Norwegian director of the 56-ye ...

  2. German Teenager Wins Eurovision

    May 30, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Nineteen-year-old German Lena won the 55th Eurovision song contest with the British-styled pop number "Satellite" on Saturday, beating 24 other contestants in one of Europe's most watched TV programs. Lena, the second German winner ...

  3. Georgia Eurovision Entry Exits Over Putin Lyric

    March 12, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Georgia's entry to the Eurovision Song Contest, which is scheduled to take place in Moscow on May 12-16, has pulled out in the midst of a controversy over the lyrics of the selected song. On Wednesday, the Georgian Public Broadcaster, which i ...

  4. Eurovision A Big Turn-On In Europe

    May 30, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Although it has since been dogged by controversy about alleged voting blocks, the 2008 Eurovision Song Contest proved a huge rating hit across Europe. The May 24 contest, held in Belgrade, Serbia, grabbed a TV audience of roughly 105 million viewe ...