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Eurovision 2017 Countdown: 236 Anneke Grönloh – Jij Bent Mijn Leven (Nl 1964)

Netherlands, 1964, Anneke Grönloh
Anneke Grönloh, Dutch representative at the 1964 Eurovision Song Contest

Let’s take a trip back way down memory lane. The 1964 Eurovision Song contest will remain forever a mystery to all of us. At least visually, as the tape of the contest was destroyed due to a fire in the NDR archive.  Continue reading Eurovision 2017 Countdown: 236 Anneke Grönloh – Jij Bent Mijn Leven (Nl 1964)

Eurovision 2017 Countdown: 238 Clouseau – Geef Het Op (Belgium 1991)

Belgium Eurovision 1990 Geef Het Op
Brothers Koen and Chris, aka Clouseau, proved you don’t have to win Eurovision to become huge stars at home.

Contrary to the UK, Belgium’s Eurovision history is slightly more complicated. Alternating between two broadcasters, Belgium’s Eurovision resume features just one win so far.  Continue reading Eurovision 2017 Countdown: 238 Clouseau – Geef Het Op (Belgium 1991)

Eurovision 2017 Countdown: 239 Lindsay – No Dream Impossible (UK 2001)

United Kingdom 2001 Eurovision
Europe wasn’t convinced by 16 year old Lindsay’s UK entry ‘No Dream Impossible’ in 2001.

Until the end of the nineties, the UK’s relationship with Eurovision was pretty successful. But as times progressed, the language rule abolished and the new milennium unfolded, the UK success faded quickly. Continue reading Eurovision 2017 Countdown: 239 Lindsay – No Dream Impossible (UK 2001)