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Confirmed: 60th Anniversary Show in UK

The 60th Anniversary Show: "Eurovision's Greatest Hits" will be hosted by BBC in United Kingdom. The show will be held on 31 March 2015 with Petra Mede and Graham Norton as hosts

UPDATED 4 February: More acts revealed

Lots of rumors about the celebration of Eurovision's anniversary has been mounting on the internet the last couple of months, but now BBC confirms the plans of the 60th Anniversary Show on Facebook:

Eurovision's Greatest Hits

Confirmed acts are:

  • Nicole (Germnay 1982)
  • Herreys (Sweden 1984)
  • Natasha St-Pier (France 2001)
  • Lordi (Finland 2006)
  • Emmelie De Forest (Denmark 2013)
  • Conchita Wurst (Austria 2014)

More acts will be announced shortly.

The show will be recorded in London's Eventim Apollo Hammersmith on Tuesday 31 March, and will be broadcasted on different dates (around or after Easter) in theese countries:

  • Australia (SBS)
  • Austria (ORF)
  • Belgium (VRT & RTBF)
  • Bulgaria (BNT)
  • Denmark (DR)
  • Finland (YLE)
  • France (France 2)
  • Greece (NERIT)
  • Iceland (RÚV)
  • Ireland (RTÉ)
  • Israel (IBA)
  • Norway (NRK)
  • Portugal (RTP)
  • Romania (TVR)
  • Russia (C1R)
  • San Marino (SMRTV)
  • Slovenia (RTVSLO)
  • Sweden (SVT)
  • Switzerland (SRF)
  • Spain (RTVE)
  • United Kingdom (BBC)

Petra Mede and Graham Norton

I love Eurovision and am honoured to be co-hosting this special show. I cannot think of a better way to celebrate 60 years of the greatest song contest in the world!Graham Norton

Petra Mede hosted the Eurovision Song Contest 2013 in Malmö, where she did an amaxing job. She was the sole host (except from Eric Saade in the Green Room). Graham Norton is a comic presenter, well known for commentating Eurovision Song Contest for British BBC since 2009.

Tickets for Eurovision's Greatest Hits

Tickets for Eurovision's Greatest Hits will be on sale from 6th February 2015 at 11:15 CET from and on BBC's Eurovision website.

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