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The Yorkshire town that hosted the Eurovision Song Contest after amazing Buck's Fizz win in 1981

Eurovision Song Contest took place in our very own county of Yorkshire. In 1982, the 27th edition of the competition took place in Harrogate following the country's victory at the 1981 contest. Buck's Fizz won it for us, with their classic "Making Your Mind Up".

Organised by the BBC and the European Broadcasting Union (EBU), the venue for the contest was the Harrogate International Centre, now the Convention Centre. The event took place on Saturday, April 24 and was hosted by English TV presenter and newsreader Jam Leeming. Eighteen countries were involved with the contest, with Greece not entering due to a scale-back of their broadcasters, and France losing the rights to participation.

Read more: Helen Skelton's wows in first red carpet appearance since split from Richie MylerUnfortunately, as has been UK tradition, we didn't win in 1982. The title instead went to Germany with their song "Ein bißchen Frieden" performed by Nicole. This was the first time Germany had won since it began 27 years prior.

At the beginning of the show, a map was shown with the caption "Where is Harrogate?" and included a video showing the town and its features. The Harrogate Convention Centre is a 2,000 seat auditorium with 10 event halls and meetings spaces, nowadays it hosts acts such as Paloma Faith, Al Murray and Sarah Millican. The centre was only opened in 1982 so the Eurovision Contest was the first major event since its construction.

The name of the centre was changed in 2017 as it had long been used for many business conferences. During the Covid lockdown in April 2020, the centre was filled with 500 beds and converted into a Nightingale Hospital. It has also been the location of the Liberal Democrat Federal Conference on six

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Eurovision Song Contest took place in our very own county of Yorkshire. In 1982, the 27th edition of the competition took place in Harrogate following the country's victory at the 1981 contest. Buck's Fizz won it for us, with their classic "Making Your Mind Up".
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