The EBU hold an additional press conference today concerning the new double-show format of the contest. The telecommunication company Digame from Cologne, Germany is responsible for the televoting-procedure. As a little surprise there was a special ABBA-video-clip showing the four famous faces as little dolls in a wonderful animated story. This clip will be shown on Wednesday night in the semi-final. The EBU offered ABBA a very high fee to be on stage again, but they said "No". So we must take this video-clip as a last salutation-
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