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Bristol Pride – Putting Bristol on the Eurovision Map

Bristol Pride Eurovision Bucks Fizz

Bristol Pride remains the largest free Pride festival in the UK and yesterday it reached new levels of support with the biggest turnout in the event’s history. It was a privilege to work on such an important event, promoting equality, diversity, combining my Eurovision passion with the local community to generate a special Eurovision thread within Bristol Pride. The success of the Eurovision feature at this year’s Bristol Pride may open the door for a greater Eurovision theme in future years. British Eurovision winners, Bucks Fizz had the 25,000 crowd dancing across Castle Park as they performed their legendary skirt ripping routine. Combining Bristol Pride and Eurovision to promote social diversity This year, I was able to work with the organisers to bring some of the all time favourite Eurovision acts together at Bristol Pride. Attracting the Eurovision community to Bristol is a great opportunity for local businesses and venues,Read More

#iwantmyfizz campaign moves from social media to Sunday papers

Bucks Fizz Eurovision Song Contest Social Media Campaign iwantmyfizz

The campaign by fans to see Bucks Fizz perform at the Eurovision Song Contest 60th anniversary show “Eurovision’s Greatest Hits” moved from a social media phenomenon to UK Entertainment section of leading Sunday papers yesterday. Fans began tweeting the BBC and EBU on Wednesday night with the hashtag ‘#iwantmyfizz’ and as the Sunday Mirror reports, it began trending worldwide. Social Media has focussed on Facebook and Twitter with the #iwantmyfizz hashtag and includes Youtube, audioBoom, Instagram and Canva. UK fans of the Eurovision song Contest want to see the original members of smash hit 1980s band, Bucks Fizz Cheryl, Mike, Jay (and they hope Bobby) perform at the special event that will be recorded at the Eventim Hammersmith Apollo in London to be broadcast across 21 European countries and the Eurovision’s most recent competitor, Australia. A Facebook page was set up and is already approaching 1,000 likes. Clearly, the iconicRead More

BBC Should Invite Bucks Fizz to Eurovision's Greatest Hits Show

Why I’m Backing the #iwantmyfizz Eurovision social media Campaign

Bucks Fizz Eurovision Song Contest Social Media Campaign iwantmyfizz

Every now and again, an issue comes up that really get’s you motivated to call for change. When you’ve worked with your favourite TV show for half your life and it’s given you a life-time of fun following your favourite band, and that band isn’t invited to the show’s birthday party, it’s time to say something. Bucks Fizz have every right to be invited to the Eurovision Song Contest 60th anniversary show “Eurovision’s Greatest Hits” – it’s simply unjust that they are not invited. Bucks Fizz ARE one of Eurovision’s Greatest Hits. Last night the twitter hashtag #iwantmyfizz began trending on twitter as Bucks Fizz fans and Eurovision Song Contest fans united to call on the BBC and EBU to make right their failure to invite Bucks Fizz to perform at the Eurovision’s Greatest Hits Show. It’s something I started campaigning for before I’d even thought about it. Out wentRead More

Who should be on the Eurovision Greatest Hits Stage

Eurovision’s Greatest Hits Show Final Line-Up Confirmed

Eurovision's Greatest Hits

The Eurovision Song Contest turns 60 this year and Eurovision fans have three mouth-watering events this year to look forward to. The Eurovision Song Contest takes place on May 23rd, with semi finals on May 19th and May 21st. But as a special event, the EBU and BBC are combining to hold a “Eurovision’s Greatest Hits” show on Tuesday 31st March at the swanky London Eventim Hammersmith Apollo. Eurovision Greatest Hits will feature a string of Classic Eurovision Song Contest entries going back to the 1970s. Although Cliff Richard, Celine Dion, ABBA and Bucks Fizz didn’t make it to the final line up. Those that did appear include Loreen with Euphoria – the 2012 Eurovision Winner that shot to the top of the charts around the world. Surprisingly, Dima Bilan is included with his controversial winner – Russia’s only success. Most pundits believe Ukraine should have won the competition thatRead More