London Eurovision party
Another London Eurovision Party is now over and we want to thank you all for making it such a big success again!
Thanks to our performers Omar Naber, Eva Boto, Filipa Sousa, Compact Disco, Anggun, Valentina Monetta, Sabina Babayeva, Kati Wolf and Kaliopi!
Thanks once again for our hosts Nicki French and Paddy O’Connell and the DJ Dave Simmons.
Nicki and Paddy
Special thanks to our sponsors bmi, escextra.com, Popchips and Shadow Lounge. Please have a look at their websites via the links on the right. Also thanks to Universal Music and Conehead, who are responsible for releasing the Eurovision CDs in the UK this year.
Thanks to all the media, who came to the party and made videos and articles.
Big thanks to all our friends who helped us out before and during the day and of course to the w0nderful London audience, who kept the place rocking until 3 am! See you all again next year.
Make sure you follow us on Twitter and like our page on Facebook via the links on the right to get all the updates of future parties.
Check all the photos on our Facebook page and tag yourselves and your friends!
And finally, here is a resume of all the action by our great friends at BBC Eurovision:
And finally, the performances were finished off by Kaliopi from Macedonia, who treated the London Eurovision audience to her entry in Macedonian and English and as a special treat her non-qualifying previous Eurovision Song Contest entry from 1996.
Escnation.com interview with Kaliopi
The eighth act to take to the London Eurovision stage was a last minute addition: Kati Wolf was in London to help Compact Disco promote their entry to the Hungarians in London and performed her last year’s entry.
The seventh act was Sabina Babayeva from this year’s host country Azerbaijan who performed her Eurovision entry When the music dies.
The next act was Valentina Monetta from San Marino, who treated the audience to the first, disqualified, version of her Eurovision entry, as well as the official one and one other track.
The fifth act was Anggun from France. She was also celebrating her birthday in London and was presented with a birthday cake at the party!
The fourth act was the group Compact Disco from Hungary, who performed two songs for the London audience.
The third act was Filipa Sousa from Portugal, who had taken along her parents on their first ever flight! She charmed the audience by also singing the UK entry from 2009 and a Portuguese Eurovision classic.
The second act was also from Slovenia, this year’s 16-year-old entrant Eva Boto.
Eva Boto interview with Escnation.com
The first act to perform was Omar Naber from Slovenia. He is now placed in London and was happy to meet the Eurovision crowd again.
Escnation interview with Omar and Eva Boto
The compilation CD with all the 42 entries has been released today by Universal Music. The double CD is available as a physical CD and download on all major music retail sites now!
Also the UK entry from Engelbert Humperdinck is released today by Conehead. Download and physical CD available on all music retailers now. Please support the UK entry and give it a good chart placing on Sunday!
We have just had confirmation that we can also announce Kati Wolf from Hungary as a special guest today! Her 2011 song was called What about my dreams.
She has recently released a French version of the song:
The compilation CD with all 42 entries now available to pre-order on Amazon here
Pre-order your CD from Amazon
We can now confirm that also Kaliopi from Macedonia will perform at the London Eurovision Party on next Sunday. Her Eurovision Song Contest entry is called Crno i belo.
You can now already pre-order the UK Eurovision Song Contest entry for Baku, Love will set you free by Engelbert Humperdinck!
See here for details
London Eurovision Party 2012 poster
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We have some changes to the timings for the London Eurovision Party! Thanks to the lovely people The Shadow Lounge we can now party until 3am!
Doors will now open at 7pm, with acts on stage at 8.30pm
Book your tickets now here
Confirmed acts so far:
Filipa Sousa from Portugal
Sabina Babayeva from Azerbaijan
Donny Montell from Lithuania
Compact Disco from Hungary
Omar Naber from Slovenia
Valentina Monetta from San Marino
Eva Boto from Slovenia
Anggun from France
We are proud to announce our eighth act for the London Eurovision Party: we welcome Filipa Sousa from Portugal and her song Vida minha.
Read more about Filipa on our artist page here
The seventh act to be confirmed for the London Eurovision Party is Sabina Babayeva from the host country, Azerbaijan. Her Eurovision Song Contest entry is called When the Music Dies.
Read more about Sabina on our artist pages here
The latest addition to the London Eurovision party will be Donny Montell from Lithuania. His Eurovision Song Contest entry for Baku is called Love is blind.
Read all about Donny on our artist page here
We can now proudly announce that the fifth act at this year’s London Eurovision Party is Compact Disco, a four-piece band from Hungary. Their Eurovision Song Contest entry is called Sound of Our Hearts.
Read all about Compact Disco on our artist page here
We also have a special guest who will be joining us at the London Eurovision Party…Omar Naber, Slovenia’s entry in 2005 will be dropping by to perform the fan favourite “Stop” and show his support to Eva Boto, this year’s Slovenian entrant!
Read about Omar on our artist page
The third act coming to the London Eurovision Party will be Valentina Monetta from San Marino. She will perform her song The Social Network Song Oh Oh Uh Oh Oh.
Read more about Valentina on our artist page
We are delighted to announce our second confirmed act for the London Eurovision party! Eva Boto from Slovenia will be appearing live in London.
Read more about Eva on our our artist page
The London Eurovision Party is thrilled to announce the first act who will be performing at the party is Anggun, who is representing France.
Anggun will be performing her song, “Echo (You and I)”. This is the first time France has attended the London Eurovision Party and we can’t wait to welcome them to London. Anggun will also be celebrating her birthday with us at the London party! We are sure that this will be a birthday party no one will forget!
Click to read all about Anggun on our artist page
Watch a video about Anggun’s success story abroad below
Photo: Paolo Zambaldi
The London Eurovision Party is back for its 5th year! This year’s event returns to the fantastic venue, The Shadow Lounge, in the heart of Soho, London’s West End.
Many acts from this year’s contest will be in attendance, and will be announced over the next few weeks, plus some very special guests!
Our dynamic duo Nicki French (UK 2000 entry) and Paddy O’Connell – BBC presenter, will be returning to host our event in their own special unique style.
As well as live performances, our resident DJ – fan favourite, Dave Simmons will be playing Eurovision entries from the current year and many more Eurovision classics, plus some exclusive Eurovision mixes! Dance the night away in our ‘Eurovision music only’ disco!
Get your tickets early, as always, this event will sell out!
29th April 2012:
Acts on stage: 8.30pm
Party until 3am!