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Eurovision Song Contest 2006 - HD Cut - Full Show

On Saturday 31 July at 21:00 CEST, a never-seen-before HD (high definition) cut of the Eurovision Song Contest 2006 held in Athens will be broadcast for the first time.

This high definition footage was filmed as part of a research experiment carried out by the European Broadcasting Union, ERT, the Institute for Broadcasting Technology in Munich and the research and development laboratories of Rai and the BBC.

It was never intended to be broadcast.


Many aspects of this high definition cut differ from the definitive version of the 51st Eurovision Song Contest that was broadcast live from Athens on Saturday 20 May, 2006.

We’re excited to share this experimental HD footage with you for reference. It is not intended to replace the original show which will be uploaded to the Eurovision YouTube Channel soon.

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