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Copenhagen: From the stone age to international capital - the story about the 2014 Eurovision host city

Copenhagen - Storkespringvandet ©  Visitcopenhagen

A journey through wars, plague, terror bombardment, Hans Christian Andersen and Kierkegaard and bad as well as good times. Welcome to the history of Copenhagen. EuroVisionary bring you the story of the 2014 Eurovision host city.

The story about Baku

Old and new Baku ©  Old and new Baku

"If we dont get the oil from Baku, the war is lost". Who said that? Well if you want to find out keep reading this article where we bring you the story of the city that will be hosting the 2012 Eurovision Song Contest. 

EuroVisionary Makes History

1956 Eurovision Song Contest logo © EBU

EuroVisionary is proud to announce the completion of its History section. Naturally, it covers every contest since 1956. However, we have included something that we believe is not to be found anywhere else, either in books or on the internet.

The Story about Düsseldorf

Rhien Tower in Düsseldorf ©  Wikipedia

With the 2011 Eurovision Song Contest starting in just a few days it's time to take a closer look at this year's host city; Düsseldorf. What's the history behind the city and where are they today? EuroVisionary has delved into the history books.

Oslo, The Plain of the gods

The Oslo skyline

The Norwegan capital, Oslo, was founded in the year 1048 by king Harald Harderåde. Later excavations however suggest that people have been living in the area much longer.

MocKBa - Moscow, Degradation and Restoration (part two)

Moscow

With the final of the 2009 Eurovision Song Contest coming up, we finish our history about the host city, Moscow. We left Moscow as a city haunted by war, plague and riots. But a new threat to the city's glory was soon to arrive.

MocKBa - Moscow, the City Beside the River (part 1)

Yuri Dolgoruki

Say the name “Moscow”, and it brings forward all kinds of feelings. From cold war, to Olympic Games and down to Napoleon and further back. Here is, in short form, the history of that historical city which will be hosting the 2009 Eurovision Song Contest.

New Danish Melodi Grand Prix book released

Melodi Grand Prix - De største øjeblikke © DR

A new book featuring the biggest moments of the Dansk Melodi Grand Prix history has been released. It is written by Ole Tøphom and is based on a lot of interviews. The new book is to be seen as a supplement to the already existing book that came in 2001, but it is a continuing of Jørgen De Mylius's work with the previous.

EuroVisionary brings you the history of the Eurovision Song Contest

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Over the coming months, Eurovisionary will be adding the history of the contest to the site. Today we are starting the launch and we hope you will welcome this addition to our site. Stay tuned as more will happen during the autumn.  

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