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50 Years of Eurovision
Eurovision Song Contest
"In 2006, the Eurovision Song Contest (ESC) had its 50th anniversary. In this quiz you are going to meet some of the most important and curious moments of ESC history. Let's find them out!"
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In 1956, the first Eurovision Song Contest was held in Lugano. In which country can you find this city?
In 1958, Domenico Modugno (representing Italy), sang a song that became a huge success in the whole world. In this contest, he finished only 3rd. What is the name of this song?
"Dio, come ti amo."
"Piove" ("Ciao, ciao bambina")
"Nel blu dipinto di blu" ("Volare")
In 1972, a Greek singer named Vicky Leandros, won the contest by singing "Après toi" ("After You"). Which country did she represent?
In 1974, the famous Swedish band ABBA won the Eurovision Song Contest with the song "Waterloo". But one of the members of the band wasn't Swedish at birth. Which one?
In 1979, the Eurovision Song Contest was held in Jerusalem, Israel. Germany was represented with a song that later made a huge success worldwide. What was its title?
"Ein bißchen Frieden"
"Je suis l'enfant soleil"
In 1988, a 20 year old Canadian singer named Céline Dion, represented a European country in the 33rd Eurovision Song Contest. The song's name was "Ne partez pas sans moi" ("Don't Go Without Me"). Which country did she represent?
In the 1998 Eurovision Song Contest, Israel had won the competition with the song "Diva". The song was sung by a transsexual. What was her/his name?
During the first 50 years, only one country managed to win the Eurovision Song Contest three times in a row. Which country with important musical history was it?
In 2005, a show named "Congratulations", was organized to commemorate the Eurovision Song Contest's 50th anniversary. During this show, a vote was held to determine the most popular songs of all time in ESC history. Where this program was hosted?
San Remo, Italy
In 2006, the ESC was held in Athens, Greece. Finland won the competition for its first time in its history. The country was represented by a band named Lordi. What were the members of this band dressed as on stage during the presentation of their song?
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