eurovision 1996

#DANCE: When Eurovision 1996 Met Strictly 2018

Gina G represented the United Kingdom at the 1996 Eurovision Song Contest, in Oslo, Norway. Gina G finished in 8th place, with a total of 77 points. You can watch a video of her performance below:

Video: YouTube/escLIVEmusic1

In 2018, Stacey Dooley and Kevin Clifton took to the ballroom floor in Blackpool, with their Salsa. They scored a total of 33 out of 40. Stacey and Kevin went on to win the series. You can watch their performance below:

Video: YouTube/BBC

Over the coming days, we will continue to look back at when the worlds of the Eurovision Song Contest and Strictly Come Dancing have previously met.

Author: Richard Taylor

Source: ESCXtra

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