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Could the Eurovision Song Contest Go Global?
Date: Tuesday, May 17, 2011 @ 12:24:23 UTC

The Eurovision Song Contest has become so popular around the globe that there may be scope one day for a Worldvision Song Contest, executive supervisor Jon Ola Sand told Reuters. The Norwegian director of the 56-year-old contest, watched this year from Germany by more than 125 million people in 55 countries around the world, said Eurovision manages to bring Europe together in a way similar to the Euro soccer tournament. "This is the one moment that all of Europe shares - across Europe, people watch and enjoy the same exact TV program," Sand said in Duesseldorf, where Azerbaijan won this year's contest early on Sunday morning. "It's a special moment." Complete Article







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