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Public Image Ltd compete to enter Eurovision Song Contest

Public Image Ltd (PiL) are confirmed to take part in the competition to represent Ireland at the 67th annual Eurovision Song Contest with the most personal piece of songwriting and accompanying artwork that John Lydon has ever shared called Hawaii, which is now available for streaming and download. The song is a love letter to […]

January 9, 2023

Liverpool to host 2023 Eurovision Song Contest

Liverpool has been selected as the Host City for the 67th Eurovision Song Contest, following a tight bidding race with the city of Glasgow. The Grand Final will be held on May 13th with Semi-Finals taking place on May 9th and 11th. The UK is hosting the contest on behalf of 2022 winners Ukraine. The […]

October 7, 2022

BBC reveals shortlist to host 2023 Eurovision

The BBC confirmed the outcome of the first stage of the Host City bidding process for the 67th Eurovision Song Contest to be held in the UK in 2023. The BBC had expressions of interest from 20 cities, across all four Nations of the UK. All applicants demonstrated how they would reflect Ukrainian culture, music […]

August 12, 2022

OneWeb: “Europe needs Eurovision Space Policy”

Eurovision, the widely praised approach to some key annual broadcast opportunities, is a suitable model for space-related activities, according to Chris McLaughlin, chief of government, regulatory and engagement at OneWeb. Europe can remain competitive in the commercial space industry, says McLaughlin, “[but] needs an open door to innovation and opportunity. This, of necessity, extends the […]

July 7, 2022By Chris Forrester

Ateme launches 5G streaming solution

Ateme, a global leader in video compression, delivery, and streaming solutions with innovation at its core, has announced the launch of its 5G streaming solution enabling powerful and engaging video experiences for mobile users. The solution has already been used in the Eurovision song contest and in a major tennis tournament, as well as by […]

June 14, 2022

Live 5G broadcast for Eurovision Song Contest

Broadcast transmitter and media technologies specialist Rohde & Schwarz and comms technologist Qualcomm Technologies have joined forces with partners in four European countries – CRITS (R&D arm of RAI) in Italy; ORS, in Austria; SWR in Germany and towerCast in France – to deliver live 5G Broadcast/Multicast streaming of the Eurovision Song Contest, taking place […]

May 10, 2022By Colin Mann

Haivision solutions for Eurovision Sport

Haivision Systems, a global provider of mission-critical, real-time video streaming and networking solutions, has announced that Eurovision Sport, part of the European Broadcasting Union (EBU), deployed Haivision Hub and Makito X4 video encoders for their live production workflows for the 2021/22 International Ski Mountaineering Federation (ISMF) ski mountaineering season. Eurovision Sport managed the production and […]

April 20, 2022

Over over £13.4m raised in Concert for Ukraine

Organisers of the two hour fundraiser event Concert for Ukraine which took place on March 29th from the Resorts World Arena Birmingham, have confirmed that over £13.4million has been raised to date from the concert for the DEC Ukraine Humanitarian Appeal through sponsorship, ticket sales, ad revenue and public donations. A peak of 3.6million people […]

March 30, 2022

Eurovision Semi-Finals on BBC Three

This May, the live Semi-Final television broadcasts of the Eurovision Song Contest in the UK will return to BBC Three for the first time since 2015. Scott Mills and Rylan Clark will be on commentary duty, overseeing proceedings and bringing viewers all the action live from the PalaOlimpico Arena in Turin, Italy. The first Semi-Final […]

February 4, 2022

Eurovision Sport engages with Blackbird

Blackbird, the technology licensor, developer and seller of the market-leading cloud native video editing platform, Blackbird, announced that Eurovision Sport has engaged with Blackbird to drive cloud native video production workflow efficiencies for its members in a multi-year deal. Eurovision Sport is utilising Blackbird for professional, collaborative and scalable cloud native video editing and publishing […]

November 16, 2021