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
Production
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
DistributorEurovision
Release
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
Chronology
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.

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