Eurovision Song Contest 2017

Welcome the New Eurovision Business Contest






Eurovision is not only an amazing show with fierce competition, but also a big business, that benefits the artists, host countries, mobile, and TV companies. According to the rules, the host country “invests” only partly (first of all, in location, hotels, roads, etc). The major part of the expenses is covered by “The big 5”- UK, France, Spain, Germany and Italy. The participation fee is decided upon the state of economy, population and other factors of the country. During these years, the most expensive contests have been held in Copenhagen in 2014 ($60M), Baku in 2012 ($46M), Moscow in 2009[…]






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Eurovision Song VS Political Contest?






At this point, you could probably say that Eurovision is the most popular annual event held for the members of the European Broadcasting Union (EBU). During its 61 years of existence, there has always been a question mark whether the contest is really about music or not. Starting with political contexts found in the competing songs and finishing with the country votes, every year has had some controversy in it. Things have gotten pretty serious. The most notable incident happened in 1974, when the Portuguese entry was used as a coded radio message aimed for the rebel military officers to[…]






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Italy to Win Eurovision Song Contest 2017, Bookmakers Say






It’s been a while since we’ve seen Italy lead the charts and polls, but this year Italy’s got all the attention. The results may vary by the websites, many of which offer their own insights on who will take home the Eurovision 2017 trophy, but this one poll will give you an adequate idea of who’s winning the race at the moment. Not to waste your precious that you’ve so kindly devoted to us, here are the top 10 of bookmakers’ list. (Source: Eurovisionworld.com) As always, we see Armenia in the top 10. This country has been on this list[…]






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Outsourcing Music: Is Eurovision a Song Contest or a Country Marketing Tool?






Would you elect a president who just moved to your country yesterday? You might think twice, or even thrice before doing it. But you would be ok with a performer from a different country representing yours in Eurovision Song Contest. Or would you? Well, let’s dig into the dirty Eurovision laundry because things are about to get nasty. “Eurovision is just a TV show, presidents are a serious deal,” you’d say, right? Well, let’s set the record straight from the very beginning. We’re not really suggesting that performers from other countries should not represent the participant country, we’re merely suggesting that[…]






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