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Help me to bring a fun Eurovision themed event to fans of the Contest in Belfast and the surrounding area!
Help me to bring a fun Eurovision themed event to fans of the Contest in Belfast and the surrounding area!
65 backers pledged £2,080 to help bring this project to life.

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Eurovision NI Awards 2019

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Help us Rise Like a Phoenix!

Eurovision NI is a Belfast based Eurovision blog which aims to bring its readers the latest Eurovision news, reviews, gossip, features and fun!

In 2016 we launched our first ever Eurovision NI Awards show which dished out gongs for the best and worst that Eurovision had to offer. The show has grown year on year moving from an event in my living room to a small sized external venue in 2018. 

In 2018 we received acceptance videos from the likes of Buck's Fizz, Eleni Foureira, Elina Nechayeva, Ida Maria, Ryan O'Shaughnessy, Saara Aalto and even Conchita Wurst!

What's Another Year?

We are eager to capitalise Everyway That We Can on our success and we want to do provide Eurovision fans of Belfast and the surrounding area with a fun night out and a spectacular show in 2019. The show will again showcase the best and worst from Eurovision this year, but on a bigger scale! We want to have guest performers, we want to have a professional set, we want to increase the number of attendees! In short we want to be bigger and better than ever before!

Why Me?

Being bigger and better however Don't Come Easy. We need help to cover the costs of venue hire, AV hire and the booking of our artists and entertainers for the evening. This is where you come in! We're calling all you Golden Boys and Slavic Girls donate any amount you can (Ooh Ahh Just a Little Bit, Ooh ahh a little bit more!) towards helping us get on our feet. In return we would have such Grande Amore for you and would reward you with a small token of thanks (see the rewards section)!

Playing With Numbers

So what is it we're asking for? 

  • Venue Hire: £800
  • Headline Artist Cost: £700
  • Irish Dancing Interval Act: £300
  • Presenter: £300
  • Award statuettes: £300
  • Sound engineer: £120
  • Decorations/Stage Dressing: £224 

Total: £2,744

We have already raised £800 of our own funds, so our total ask is £1,944

If we raise more than our ask, we will be able to put the extra money towards additional artists, more extravagant stage dressing and decorations and a photographer.

Risks and challenges

What's the Pressure?

To date our awards show has been relatively on a small scale, starting out as a small event for friends in my living room, it grew in 2018 to an external venue where we had a venue with a capacity of 50. In 2019 we want to scale this up to a venue with a capacity of 130-160 people. A risk we run with this is that we may discover there isn't as wide an audience as we anticipate.

To combat this risk we will really push our marketing efforts. We will use social media and targeted advertising to approach Eurovision fans living in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland and encourage them to attend the awards. We will also approach a number of local businesses and encourage them to buy out a table as a staff night out for their employees.

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    Pledge £5 or more About US$ 6

    Named and Famed!

    Pledge More than £5 and have your name included on our Thank You page in our Awards promotional booklet. You will also be emailed a pdf copy.

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    Badge of Honour!

    Pledge £15 or more and get a Eurovision NI promotional badge

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    Just the Ticket!

    Get a standard general admission ticket for the Eurovision NI Awards 2019 show!

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    Been There! Done That! Got the T-Shirt!

    Pledge £25 or more and get a Eurovision NI promotional t-shirt!

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    Be Part of the Show

    Pledge £100 or more and be part of our show! We will send you a script and you can either attend the show in person/record us a video message that will be played on the night to introduce one of the awards categories!

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