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Oh la la – it’s Dinah Nah!

Eurofest is kicking off the Easter weekend in style, with the UK’s biggest Eurovision preview vote on Friday 14th April (Good Friday) at London’s Royal Vauxhall Tavern.

Thanks to our friends at Boom-Bang-A-Bang you’ll get to watch the videos from all 43 countries heading to Ukraine in May, and then award your Douze Points to your favourite!

And as if that wasn’t enough, we’ve got a special guest later in the evening – ooh la la, it’s Dinah Nah! Fresh from this year’s Melodifestivalen, the Stockholm star will be joining us live on stage at midnight performing her fan favourites “Make Me (La La La)” and “One More Night”.

Plus of course all the biggest Eurovision and Schlager hits and remixes from DJ’s Don Grant and John Hagley.

For the preview show, doors open from 7pm, and the show kicks off at 8pm prompt. Get there early to get a front row seat! Tickets for the preview show only available online for just £6.

For more updates, join the Facebook event page or follow us on Twitter.

If you want to save all the songs until May then you’re welcome to join us from 10pm onwards and pay £8 on the door as usual.

Let’s make it a Good Friday to remember!

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It’s making your mind up time again!

Martin smallIt’s time to be making your mind up at our Eurovision preview show 2016!

We are once again teaming up with Manchester’s ever-popular Boom-Bang-a-Bang party for the UK’s biggest Eurovision preview night featuring all the songs taking part in this year’s contest.

You’ll get to watch the videos from all 43 countries (don’t worry, the bar is open throughout!) heading to Stockholm in May, and then award your Douze Points to your favourite.

And this year we have a celebrity host! The fabulous Martin Fitch, Poland’s representative in 2010, will be joining us fresh from his starring role in teh Vauxhall Tavern’s 2015 Christmas Panto, “Charming Dick”.

Karl BBC Promo cropPlus, as a special guest, we’re proud to present Karl William Lund. Karl took part in this year’s UK national final, “Eurovision: You Decide” with his anthemic song “Miracle”, which beat hundreds of competitors to be the choice of the UK’s Eurovision fan club, OGAE. Even though he didn’t win the ticket to Stockholm, he became an instant hit with fans and we are delighted to bring him to the Eurofest stage.

And, as if that wasn’t enough fun for one evening, we’ll have four hours of Eurovision hits and remixes from the UK’s leading Eurovision DJs Dave Simmons, Don Grant and John Hagley. Schlagertastic!

For the preview show, doors open from 7pm, and the show kicks off at 8pm prompt. Get there early to get a front row seat! The preview show will be by ticket in advance at tiny.cc/europreview (£6 plus 60p booking fee), and only available on the door if there are any tickets left. We’ve sold out for the last two years so don’t say we didn’t warn you!

If you want to save all the songs until May then you’re welcome to join us from 11pm onwards and pay £8 on the door as usual.

Three days to go!

There’s just three days to go before our next Eurofest on Friday 10 April. This time of year is of course our preview show, in conjunction with Manchester’s Boom Bang-a-Bang preview party. We play you the videos for all 40 of this year’s Eurovision entries and you vote to choose the winner!

It’s an earlier start than normal with doors opening at 7pm for an 8pm start. We do advance tickets for the preview show, and last year we sold out so don’t say we didn’t warn you if the same happens this year! If you want to save all the songs until May then you’re welcome to join us from 11pm onwards and pay £8 on the door as usual.

Our preview show is a great chance to pick your favourites from this year before dancing the night away to at least four hours of fab Eurovision hits and remixes. There’s definitely more ballads and duets this year but there’s plenty of quality songs and we have no idea who the Eurofest crowd will choose as this year’s winner.

We won’t be forgetting the songs from this year’s national finals either so even if your favourite hasn’t made it to Vienna you might hear it at Eurofest. Sweden’s Melodifestivalen always gives us plenty to choose from, but we’re loving Thunderstruck by Erlend Bratland in Norway’s Melodi Grand Prix too. Do let us know if there’s any other national final songs you want to hear at the RVT on Friday!

Preview show 2015

Flyer frontGood evening London, may we have your votes please!

On Friday 10 April we are once again teaming up with Manchester’s ever-popular Boom-Bang-A-Bang Party for the country’s biggest Eurovision 2015 preview vote!

We will be playing the videos of all 40 entries in this year’s Contest, and then it’s down to YOU to decide who should be the winner in Vienna! By the end of today we will know all the songs that are taking part in this year’s concert, and our preview show is a great way to help you decide who is going to be your favourite this year.

With a number of countries returning to the fold for the contest’s historic 60th edition, plus the debut of that well known European country of Australia, it’s anybody’s guess who will get the votes of UK fans.

If you want to save the songs until May and are just in the mood for a dance, we’ll have four hours of Eurovision and Europop from 11pm from the Eurofest DJs Don Grant, John Hagley and the UK’s leading Eurovision DJ Dave Simmons. As ever you can expect plenty of hits from this year’s Eurovision Song Contest, Eurovisions past and some classic Europop.

For the preview show, doors open from 7pm, and the show kicks off at 8pm prompt. Get there early to get a front row seat! The preview show will be by ticket in advance (£6 plus 60p booking fee), and only available on the door if there are any tickets left. After 11pm you can pay on the door as normal (£8).

Last year we sold out – so book now to avoid disappointment!

10 days to go plus Euro Fan Cafe news

There’s just ten days to go before our preview show with Conchita Wurst on Friday 11 April!

All our advance tickets for the preview show have been sold, but we will have a limited number available on the door – first come, first served. With tickets bought on the door we can’t guarantee you’ll get a voting slip, but you will still get to see the videos for all the songs and enjoy the show. Doors will open at 7pm with the show starting at 8pm.

Alternatively, you can join us from 11pm to see a live performance by the fabulous Conchita Wurst! No need to buy your ticket in advance, just pay on the door as normal. If you haven’t already heard it, you can check out Conchita’s song below.

As ever we are at London’s Royal Vauxhall Tavern and you can party with us until 3am!

**Breaking News** Eurofest has been invited to provide the after-party at the Euro Fan Cafe after the second Eurovision semi final on Thursday 8 May. So if you’re in Copenhagen come and join us at Huset KBH and dance the night away! More information about tickets and other events at the Euro Fan Cafe can be found on 12points.tv.

Conchita Wurst for Eurofest!

presse_01_thumbWe are thrilled to announce that Conchita Wurst will be performing at the next Eurofest!

Conchita, who will be representing Austria in this year’s Eurovision Song Contest, will be performing live on Friday 11 April. So not only will we have our big preview vote, but you’ll get to see one of this year’s artists as well. Many people will remember Conchita from 2012 when she tried to represent Austria with her fab song “That’s What I Am”, and we’re hoping for another great song from her this year.

We tried to bring Conchita to London in January 2013 but we were thwarted by snow cancelling the flights from Vienna. So keep your fingers crossed for good weather in April!

Conchita will be on stage at 12midnight, so if you can’t make the preview show you can still come along for her performance. If you want to come along after 11pm you can just pay £8 on the door as normal, you don’t need to book a ticket in advance.

But don’t forget that if you do want to come to the preview show, you will need to book a ticket in advance. We’ve sold two thirds of the tickets already so don’t miss out!

The Eurofest preview show!

Good evening London, may we have your votes please!

We are delighted to announce that we are teaming up with Manchester’s ever-popular Boom-Bang-A-Bang party for London’s big Eurovision preview vote 2014 on Friday 11 April, as ever at London’s Royal Vauxhall Tavern.

With Eurovision just a few weeks away, it will be time to get in the party mood. So we will play the videos of all 37 entries in this year’s Contest, and then it’s down to YOU to decide who should be the winner! Who knows what delights the people of Europe will choose for us this year – one thing is for certain, Eurovision is never dull!

For the preview show doors open from 7pm, and the show kicks off at 8pm prompt. Get there early to get a front row seat! The preview show will be by ticket in advance, and only available on the door if there are any tickets left. Tickets are on sale now!

And if you want to save the songs until May and are just in the mood for a dance, we’ll have four hours of non-stop Eurovision and Europop from the Eurofest DJs from 11pm. As ever you can expect plenty of hits from this year’s Eurovision Song Contest, Eurovisions past and some classic Europop. For this part of the night, you can pay on the door as normal.

And as if the preview show and Eurofest fun wasn’t enough, you can enjoy all this for just £5!

So put the date in your diaries, sign up to our Facebook event page and we will let you know as soon as tickets go on sale. Some countries have chosen their songs already, including this interesting one from Belarus…