This is when Edinburgh hosted the Eurovision Song Contest in 1972

Eurovison: Take a look at when Edinburgh hosted the Eurovision Song Contest in 1972

This weekend the Italian city of Turin hosts the grand final of the 2022 Eurovision Song Contest – but back in 1972, the eyes of the world were on Edinburgh as the Usher Hall hosted the much-loved song competition.

By Gary Flockhart
Thursday, 12th May 2022, 10:15 am
Updated Thursday, 12th May 2022, 10:22 am

Representing the UK in 1972 were The New Seekers with the song Beg, Steal Or Borrow.

Up against 17 other countries, they were respectable runners-up to Luxembourg's Vicky Leandross, whose song ​Apres Toi garnered 128 points to ​the UK's 114.

Here are some highlights from the event in Edinburgh.

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