Eurovision Song Contest

Will Ferrell and Rachel McAdams in the Eurovision movie

Steve Holden

Newsbeat music reporter

Pop songwriter Savan Kotecha and Swedish singer Molly Sanden are among those who helped make the fictional movie about the Eurovision Song Contest.

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Eurovision movie: Rachel McAdams on working with Will Ferrell and Graham Norton
The actress stars with Will Ferrell in a comedy about two small-town singers competing in the song contest.
Eurovision 2020: Highlights from celebration show, Europe Shine A Light
Eurovision stars come together on the night that this year's cancelled contest would have taken place.

Eurovision (replacement) night gets under way

Paul Glynn

Entertainment & arts reporter

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It could be Rotterdam, or anywhere really...

BBC One has begun broadcasting a series of programmes celebrating Eurovison, on the night this year's song contest was due to take place.

The 2020 event was cancelled in March amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Graham Norton and Rylan Clark-Neal are instead hosting programmes which celebrate Eurovision's 64-year history.

Right now, the Irishman is looking back at some of the best-ever songs, including a winning effort from a famous foursome (no, not them yet).

Bucks Fizz won it for the UK in 1981 with Making Your Mind Up, and some pretty high-waisted outfits to boot.

See if you can name the other four UK winners, before they appear on the telly.

Later the BBC will join with other European broadcasters to honour all the 41 songs which would have competed this year.

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Watch Switzerland's entrant for the European Goal Contest from Xherdan Shaqiri
Switzerland's Xherdan Shaqiri, along with his running mate Celine Dion, has won BBC Sport's European Goal Contest poll with 36% of the vote for his scissor-kick against Poland at Euro 2016.