Congratulations: 50 years of the Eurovision Song Contest was a televised show to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Eurovision Song Contest, held in Copenhagen, Denmark on October 22 2005. This event is collected on two DVDs, Vol.1 from 1956 - 1980 and Vol. 2 from 1981 - 2005. These songs were performed by a Danish ballet on the stage of the Copenhagen Forum while the original performances were viewed on a screen. More than 40 countries broadcast the event although only 31 members of the EBU voted, through televoting.