60th Anniversary

Eurovision's Greatest Hits


March 31st, 2015

To celebrate the 60th Eurovision Song Contest, to be held in Vienna, BBC and EBU are organizing a special concert in London. Several Eurovision artists are invited to perform their entries. In addition to the confirmed artists, there will be surprise acts as well, BBC promises.


AUSTRIA Conchita Wurst (2014) Rise Like A Phoenix
DENMARK Emmelie de Forest (2013) Only Teardrops
  The Olsen Brothers (2000) Fly On The Wings of Love
FINLAND Lordi (2006) Hard Rock Hallelujah
FRANCE Natasha St-Pier (2001) Je n’ai que mon âme
GERMANY Nicole (1982) Ein Bißchen Frieden
IRELAND Johnny Logan (1980, 1987) What’s Another Year & Hold Me Now
ISRAEL Dana International (1998) Diva
LUXEMBOURG Anne-Marie David (1973) Tu Te Reconnaitras
NORWAY Bobbysocks (1985) La det swinge
RUSSIA Dima Bilan (2006, 2008) Never Let You Go & Believe
SPAIN Rosa López (2002) Europe’s Living a Celebration, La La La & Vivo Cantando
SWEDEN Herreys (1984) Diggi-Loo Diggi-Ley
  Loreen (2012) Euphoria
UNITED KINGDOM Brotherhood of Man (1976) Save Your Kisses For Me


The show is hosted by the Swedish 2013 Eurovision Song Contest hostess Petra Mede together with the BBC Eurovision commentator, Eurovision Dance Contest 2007 and 2008 host Graham Norton.

ESC Greatest Hits hosts


Tickets for the show went on sale on February 6th. Some tickets may still be available at Eventim which is the official site to purchase them.

One person can purchase up to four tickets for the show which will be recorded on March 31st in London. Because it won’t be aired live, it is not exactly clear how long the recording takes but BBC estimates three hours. Ticket prices vary between ~€57 and ~€94. Age limit is set to 14.

The capacity is approximately 5,000 – it is not announced how many tickets are on general sale.


Eventim Apollo

Eventim Apollo (or Hammersmith Apollo) is hosting the concert with a capacity of 5,000 spectators. The venue, located in Hammersmith, west London was opened in the 1930s.

When is it on tv?

All broadcasters that have confirmed to air the show are listed below. Also the dates and local times are on the list.

RTSH (Albania) April 5th
SBS (Australia) May 16th
ORF (Austria) May 22nd
VRT (Belgium) May 4th 19:45
RTBF (Belgium) May 12th
BNT (Bulgaria) April 13th
DR (Denmark) May 16th
ERR (Estonia) May 22nd
Yle (Finland) April 11th 19:10
NERIT (Greece) May 16th
RÚV (Iceland) April 4th 20:10
RTÉ (Ireland) April 3rd 21:00
IBA (Israel) April 11th 22:00
NRK (Norway) April 4th 19:55
RTP (Portugal) April 26th
TVR (Romania) April 12th
C1R (Russia) April 5th 22:30
SMRTV (San Marino) April 5th
RTS (Serbia) To be confirmed
RTV SLO (Slovenia) June 13th
TVE (Spain) May 16th
SVT (Sweden) April 4th 21:50
SRF (Switzerland) May 19th, May 21st
BBC (United Kingdom) April 3rd 21:00

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