Eurovision’s Greatest Hits: ticket information out
LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM – Find out more about our special one-off 60th anniversary event held at the Eventim Hammersmith Apollo in London on the 31st March 2015.
Why is the concert only on for one night?
Eurovision’s Greatest Hits will showcase some of the best songs of the last 60 years and so is only a special one-off event rather than a series of concerts.
Why is there a minimum age requirement?
For insurance reasons the show is only suitable for ages 14 and over.
Why is my favourite Eurovision winner not appearing?
Not all past Eurovision acts are still performing live and we only have one night to film the show. Our line-up reflects the best of classic and contemporary Eurovision songs.
When will the show be broadcast in the UK / my country?
At the moment, the show will be broadcast on BBC One over Easter and in the following countries: Australia – SBS, Austria – ORF, Belgium – VRT & RTBF, Bulgaria – BNT, Denmark – DR, Finland – YLE, France – France 2, Greece – NERIT, Iceland – RÚV, Ireland – RTÉ, Israel – IBA, Norway – NRK, Portugal – RTP, Romania – TVR, Russia – C1R, San Marino – SMRTV, Slovenia – RTVSLO, Sweden – SVT, Switzerland – SRF, Spain – RTVE. Exact schedule details to follow.
How much are the tickets?
The concert is a non-profit making endeavour prices have been kept to a minimum but reflect the costs necessary to organise a concert of this size. Tickets are priced from £43.25 to £70.25 incuding all fees and depending on seating.
Why is there a £1 restoration fee on the ticket?
The restoration fee is a standard cost per ticket of the venue involved.
Why is there a booking fee?
This is to cover the costs of the booking agent to handle the administration involved in the ticketing.
Where can I keep up to date on news about the show?
We’ll keep you up to date on here on bbc.co.uk/eurovision, facebook.com/eurovision and twitter/bbceurovision
Can I bring my own food and drink?
No your own food and drink won’t be allowed in the venue.
Can I bring a camera to the concert?
The unauthorised use of cameras, camera phones, video or any other form of recording equipment is strictly prohibited. Anyone caught taking pictures or filming may have their equipment confiscated.
Is there somewhere to put my coat?
Yes cloakrooms are available in the venue.
What will happen if the event is cancelled?
Ticket refunding will apply.
How do I get to the venue?
Details are available by following this link to the Eventim Apollo’s website
How will the tickets get to me?
By collection or post. No home print outs will be available.
Why is there only a maximum of four tickets per person?
To ensure as many people as possible have the opportunity to enjoy the show and to discourage touting a maximum of four tickets per purchase are allowed.
How long is the show?
More details to follow on start and end times but the concert will be around three hours long and will finish approximately at 10.30pm.
Can I bring flags and banners to support the artists?
Unfortunately banners are not allowed as they may block camera angles and the view of other spectators. As per Eurovision song contest rules only flags of the participating countries are allowed. Flag fabric maximum 40cm in height. Flag poles only made of plastic (no wood or metal, for safety reasons), maximum 40 cm (excl. flag height) flags cannot contain text or slogans.
Why is Press Accreditation not available?
Unlike the Eurovision Song Contest there is no room in the venue to accomodate press areas or press conferences with the acts.