This year we saw at Eurovision we celebrated the love affair that Australia has with the contest. With the news that Eurovision will be broadcast now in China, there is one place where we know that has a vibrant Eurovision Fan Base – America!
We had the chance to catch up on video with one of the organisers of the upcoming New York “Europhoria” event that will be taking place on Saturday November 16th. Full details of the “Euphoria” event can be found here. At the event will be the 2006 Cypriot Eurovision Contestant Annet Artani who performed the song “When Angles Cry” and is also trying to represent Switzerland at Eurovision next year with her song “You Got What I Need”.
We spoke with Gilad Mandelboim – one of the founders of the “Europhoria” New York Event. Gilad has worked tirelessly to create this event with his colleague Saf Dogan. kudos to both of them for bringing Eurovision to The Big Apple.
We know that there are thousands of American Eurovision Fans out there as you read our site daily. So Why don’t you join their Facebook page in New Youk and get to know your fellow Eurovision Fans stateside.
DJ OhRicky, North America’s favorite Eurovision DJ, will keep you entertained with the hottest Eurovision beats, live performance videos and interactive screens! Warm up for the Saturday night with friends by introducing them to the Eurovision phenomenon.
We love the idea of the interactive screens – look at the video and you will hear what this is about. All Eurovision Parties should have this as it sounds like great fun.
So if you and in New York on November 16th and want to start a late afternoon with a “Cosmopolitan or Long Island Iced Tea”, some Eurovision Music and meets fellow Fans too – then make sure to get your tickets QUICKLY!
They have a brand spanking new venue which should be able to contain the Eurovision “Europhoria”. Tickets are ONLY $8 but Gilad has very kindly offered a discount to anyone who joins their Facebook page and messages them with our video link attached – you will get a special promotional code for a reduced price on your ticket. Now how awesome is that!!
So if you are from the East or West Coast or The North or the Deep South – get yourself to NYC for November 16th to make some new Eurovision Friends in America, Hear and See some amazing Eurovision tunes and interact with the show – look at our video for more details – JUST GO!!
Support your Local Eurovision Event in New York
Best of Luck to Gilad and Saf!
Author/Website co-founder and Editor in Chief Garrett Mulhall
Source : Europhoria NYC and Eurovision Ireland