It's 61 years to the day that the very first Eurovision Song Contest took place in Lugano, Switzerland. Lys Assia won the competition and she has supported Eurovision ever since. At 93 Lys has not ruled out a return to the contest. Follow Lys on Twitter and find out more about 1956 right here on Eurovision.tv!
Salvador Sobral given a hero's welcome in Portugal
Thousands of people greeted Eurovision winner Salvador Sobral at Lisbon airport when he arrived back from Kyiv. You can watch the video on the website of Portuguese broadcaster RTP. The victory is big news in Portugal, it's the first time that the country has won Eurovision after more than 50 years of participation.