Eurovision Song Contest 1956
Created by maluca on 14 Feb 2018
The Eurovision Song Contest 1956 was the first edition of the annual Eurovision Song Contest, held at the Teatro Kursaal in Lugano, Switzerland on Thursday 24 May under the name Gran Premio Eurovisione della Canzone Europea
Organised by the European Broadcasting Union, the pan-European music competition was inspired by the Italian Sanremo Music Festival. Seven countries participated, with each of them performing two songs.