Local and foreign dance groups, singers and DJs will perform during the opening ceremony and interval acts during both semi-finals and the final. Today it was announced that the previous five winners of the contest will perform at the interval act show in the second semi-final.
April 15th, the annual French OGAE meeting was held in Paris. More than 150 fans were present to view and decide who will be in the Top 10 in Baku. This event also gave the opportunity to have Viriginie Pouchain as a special guest. Virginie finished 22nd in Athens 2006 with the song, Il était Temps.
When the final of this year's Eurovision Song Contest runs over the TV screens on the 26th of May it will most likely be with a significantly lower number of viewers from Denmark. An Olympic handball qualification match will probably be preferred by a lot of Danes.
London's Shadow Lounge was once again a venue to what has become an important annual event on the route of the Eurovision circus. A packed house saw a host of past and present Eurovision stars prove that they have what it takes in front of an enthusiastic audience.
As the countdown approaches the start of the 2012 Eurovision Song Contest the OGAE fan club members around Europe is casting their votes. This unofficial voting so far shows Sweden's Loreen to be the big fan favourite this year.
More than half of this year's Eurovision Song Contest participants made their appearance at the 4th edition of Eurovision In Concert last night. A sold out crowd had a great party to 23 of the entries that will soon compete in Baku. See or re-live it via our 3D videos.
The French entry for the Eurovision Song Contest in Baku has now become available as a CD single with 4 tracks. That is on a market where CD singles is becoming rare and difficult to find and as such Echo (You & I) is an exception.
Anggun, the french representative for this year's Eurovision Song Contest, has just recorded a new version of her entry. The song is now titled Echo (Losing You & I) is a duet with Niels Brinck, who represented Denmark in 2009.