The top ten most watched videos in September
There have been nearly two billion views on the official Eurovision Song Contest YouTube channel since it was was launched in 2007. The most popular video ever is the music video of Lena's winning entry for Germany from 2010, Satellite, which has received over 50 million views to date. Will Lena feature in the ten most watched videos from September? Check out the top ten chart to find out!
Milestone Moments: 2012 - Euphoric excitement in the East
In 2012 the Eurovision Song Contest travelled to Azerbaijan's capital Baku, the most eastern Eurovision host city to date. The venue for the competition, the Crystal Hall, was built especially for the contest in just under eight months. Singer Loreen scored Sweden's fifth victory in the competition, despite some strong competition from a group of Russian grannies who wanted to host a party for everybody!
17 countries to participate in Junior Eurovision in Malta
17 countries are set to compete in the 14th edition of the Junior Eurovision Song Contest. The contest, which is taking place in Valletta for the second time in 3 years on 20th November, will be hosted by Maltese public broadcaster PBS at the Mediterranean Conference Centre. In changes to the format of the contest, the event will take place on a Sunday afternoon for the first time and participants can be between the ages of 9 to 14.
Highlights from the month of September
The first day of September is a key milestone in the Eurovision calendar. In theory, any song commercially released after this date may be considered for inclusion in the next Eurovision Song Contest. It is traditionally seen as the start of the new Eurovision Song Contest season. Let's look back at some of the highlights from the month of September.
Meet the Junior Eurovision graduates
The very first edition of the Junior Eurovision Song Contest took place in 2003. Many of the participants and former winners are now eligible to participate in the adult version of the event, the Eurovision Song Contest. Today we look back at some of the cross-over stars that have emerged from Junior Eurovision.
Milestone Moments: 2009 - From Russia with love
Following Dima Bilan's win in Belgrade, Serbia, the 2009 Eurovision Song Contest was held in the Russian capital Moscow. 42 countries competed in the contest which saw Norway's Alexander Rybak emerge victorious. In part eight of our Milestone Moments series look back at the 2009 contest, one of the biggest spectacles in the history of the competition.