Eurovision Greatest Hits – when you can watch it in your country!

On 31st March 2015 at the Eventim Apollo in London, Graham Norton and Petra Mede hosted the event which saw fifteen acts from thirteen countries performing their Eurovision entries from the past in celebration of the 60th anniversary of Europe’s favourite TV show, the Eurovision Song Contest. But when will each broadcaster show the event?

Until now, 23 countries have announced that they will broadcast the special event for the 60 years of the Eurovision Song Contest. The Netherlands, Armenia, Luxemburg, Ukraine and F.Y.R.O.M. will not air the event, each due to reasons of their own. Some other countries including Italy, Turkey, Hungary and Azerbaijan still haven’t decided if they will air the programme or not. However, starting from today, 23 countries will show the special night to their viewers as follows:

  • Albania (RTSH) – Sunday, 5th of April
  • Australia (SBS) – Saturday, 16th of May
  • Austria (ORF) – Friday, 22nd of May
  • Belgium (VRT) – Saturday, 4th of May
  • Belgium (RTBF) – Tuesday, 12th of May
  • Bulgaria (BNT) – Monday, 13th of April
  • Denmark (DR) – Saturday, 16th of May
  • Estonia (ERR) – Friday, 22nd of May
  • Finland (YLE) – Saturday, 11th of April
  • Greece (NERIT) – Saturday, 16th of May
  • Iceland (RUV) – Saturday, 4th of April
  • Ireland (RTE) – Friday, 3rd of April
  • Israel (IBA) – Saturday, 11th of April
  • Norway (NRK) – Saturday, 4th of April
  • Portugal (RTP) – Sunday, 26th of April
  • Romania (TVR) – Sunday, 12th of April
  • Russia (C1R) – Sunday, 5th of April
  • San Marino (SMRTV) – Sunday, 5th of April
  • Serbia (RTS) – TBC
  • Slovenia (RTVSLO) – Saturday, 13th of June
  • Spain (TVE) – TBA
  • Sweden (SVT) – Saturday, 4th of April
  • Switzerland (SRF) – Tuesday, 19th, & Thursday, 21st of May
  • United Kingdom (BBC1) – Friday, 3rd of April

Johnny Logan (Ireland 1980,1987), Bobbysocks (Norway 1985), Dana International (Israel 1998, 2011), the Olsen Brothers (Denmark 2000), Lordi (Finland 2006), Dima Bilan (Russia 2008), Loreen (Sweden 2012), Emmelie de Forest (Denmark 2013) and last year’s winner Conchita (Austria 2014) were some of the great performers that took to the stage of Eurovision Greatest Hits on Tuesday in London.

Source:, Eurovisionary
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