Eurovision 2018

#OnThisDay: 30 Years Since Celine Dion

On This Day

Here at Eurovision Ireland, we look at what happened at the Eurovision Song Contest and Family of Events #OnThisDay. Today is 30th April 2018 and we look Switzerland’s victory thirty year’s on.

30th April – 30 Years Ago Today

On this day in 1988, the 33rd Eurovision Song Contest took place in the RDS Simmonscourt Pavillon, Dublin. Celine Dion took part for Switzerland, becoming only the second entry to win for her country. Celine Dion finished with a 1 point margin over her nearest competitor, Scott Fitzgerald from the United Kingdom.

Video: YouTube/escbelgium4

30th April – 24 Years Ago Today

On this day in 1994, the 39th Eurovision Song Contest took place in the Point Theatre, Dublin. While the Eurovision Song Contest witnessed another Irish win, it was Riverdance, the Interval Act that this particular contest is best remembered for.

Video: Youtube/escbelgium4

Author: Richard Taylor

Source: Eurovision Ireland

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