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Watch tonight: The UK Launch

03 March 2014 at 11:47 CET

In a short 12 minute programme which will also be shown via the Red Button service on the BBC for viewers in the United Kingdom, presenter Scott Mills will introduce the artist and the song that will carry the hopes of the nation in Copenhagen in the Grand Final of Europe's favourite TV show on the 10th May.

Did you know?

  • The announcement of the United Kingdom entry takes place on the anniversary of the nation's first appearance in the contest on the 3rd March, 1957.
  • The song will be the 57th entry from the United Kingdom (having missed the contests of 1956 and 1958)
  • The United Kingdom has the longest unbroken run of appearances in the Grand Final of the Eurovision Song Contest, stretching back to 1959.

So #JoinUs tonight for The UK Launch at 20:25 CET when we will also be publishing the full details of the artist and the song!