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Last Updated: Wednesday May 26 2010 14:16 GMT

Schools in Europe song contest

Yester Primary's Schoolovision entry for Scotland
Kids at Yester Primary School perform their Schoolovision entry Until the End - a song about Scotland's history

Schools across Europe have taken part in their own Eurovision-style song contest.

Pupils from primary schools in 34 countries recorded songs and put them online for the Schoolovision competition.

All the kids watched and judged the entries before coming together for a live online vote to decide the winner.

It was Iceland that took home the top prize, with their version of the old ABBA hit, Dancing Queen.

Schoolovision was set up last year by teacher Michael Purves, who works at Yester Primary School in East Lothian.

Kids from his school represented Scotland and finished third.

Wales and England finished in 18th and 19th place. Northern Ireland didn't take part.

The contest is part of a scheme to get schools across Europe working together via the web.


Josh Dubovie, UK representative for Eurovision 2010
Josh Dubovie will represent the UK at Saturday's Eurovision final

The final for the official Eurovision Song Contest takes place this Saturday in Norway's capital, Oslo.

Teenager Josh Dubovie from Essex is hoping to do well for the UK with his pop song That Sounds Good to Me.

He was chosen in a public vote on BBC One in March.