Screening this Saturday: Eurovision Song Contest (Austin)
Dear Austin InterNations
Following event is coming up this Saturday afternoon.
If anybody is interested... it's always fun to watch this musical event and meet new people. It's organized by SACC-Texas, EuroCircle & SWEA Austin
EUROVISION SONG CONTEST Protected content
WHEN: Saturday, May 26 at 1:00 pm, Show start's at 2:00 pm
ADDRESS: Protected content . 6th St. Ste. #300, Austin TX, Protected content
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Or the European-Meetup Group: Protected content
Cost: $10 includes 2 drink tickets and lighter snacks.
Come root for your favorite European country and/or performer!
Special prices on drinks and appetizers throughout the event.
What is Eurovision?
The Eurovision Song Contest is an annual competition held among active member countries of the European Broadcasting Union (EBU).
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The European Broadcasting Union (EBU) was formed on 12th February Protected content 23 broadcasting organisations from Europe and the Mediterranean at a conference in Devon, United Kingdom. It was on the 6th of June, Protected content , that Montreux became the venue for the first transmission by the EBU’s Eurovision Network of the Narcissus Festival and its flower-bedecked procession floats.
“Did you know that not only stars like ABBA, Celine Dion, Cliff Richard and Julio Iglesias took part, but also dance act Riverdance thanks its fame to the Eurovision Song Contest?”
The first Eurovision viewers eagerly watched on four million television sets in homes, bars, and shop windows in Germany, Belgium, France, the United Kingdom, Italy, the Netherlands and Switzerland.
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See you there!