Eurovision Sang Contest

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Eurovision Song Contest
Eurovision Song Contest.svg
An aw kent asESC
GenreSang contest
Creautit biMarcel Bezençon
Based onSanremo Muosic Festival
Presentit biLeet o presenters
Theme muisic componerMarc-Antoine Charpentier
Appenin themeTe Deum: Prelude (Marche en rondeau)
Endin themeTe Deum: Prelude (Marche en rondeau)
Kintra o oreeginLeet o kintras
Oreeginal leid(s)Inglis an French
No. o episodes61 contests
Location(s)Hostit bi previous winner (wi some exceptions) (Leet o host ceeties)
Lenth2 oors (semi-finals)
3 oors 30 minutes (final)
4 oors (2015 final)
Production company(s)European Broadcasting Union
Pictur format576i (SDTV) (1956–present)
720p (HDTV) (2003–present)
1080i (HDTV) (2007–present)
4K (UHDTV) (2013–present)
Oreeginal release24 Mey 1956 (1956-05-24) – present
Related shawsEurovision Young Muisickers (1982–)
Eurovision Young Dancers (1985–)
Junior Eurovision Sang Contest (2003–)
Eurovision Dance Contest (2007–2008)
Freemit airtins
Offeecial wabsteif
Production wabsteid

The Eurovision Sang Contest (French: Concours Eurovision de la chanson),[1] sometimes popularly cried Eurovision but nae tae be confused wi the Eurovision network which broadcasts it, is the langest-runnin annual internaitional TV sang competeetion,[2] held, primarily, amang the member kintras o the European Broadcastin Union (EBU) syne 1956. The competeetion wis based upon the existin Sanremo Muisic Festival held in Italy syne 1951.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Winners of the Eurovision Song Contest" (PDF). European Broadcasting Union. Retrieved 26 December 2007. Italic or bold markup not allowed in: |publisher= (help)
  2. "Eurovision recognised by Guinness World Records as the longest-running annual TV music competition (international)".