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NEWS

European Attendance Record (up to 2013)

1 May 2013

Including this year, there are currently 12 bands that have appeared in at least 10 European Championships (top section).  Four of them are in the field this year.  All of the bands playing this year have appeared at least once before, with the exception of the debutants from Paris.

Cory is making a record 11th consecutive appearance (but needing to win the title to extend this run) and a 24th appearance overall.

Bands, with number of appearances, are as follows:

24 - Cory (Wales) *
21 - Black Dyke (England) *
19 - De Wâldsang (Netherlands)
18 - Eikanger-Bjørsvik Musikklag (Norway) *
17 - Brass Band Willebroek (Belgium), 
14 - Brass band Treize Etoiles (Switzerland), Manger Musikklag (Norway)
13 - Co-operative Funeralcare (Scotland)
12 - Whitburn (Scotland), Lyngby-Taarbæk (Denmark) *
10 - Hammonds Saltaire (ex-YBS) (England), Brass Band Midden-Brabant (Belgium)

selected others

 6 - Brass Band OberÖsterreich (Austria) *
 4 - Brass Band Fribourg (Switzerland) *
 3 - Brass Band Buizingen (Belgium) *, Brass Band Schoonhoven (Netherlands) *
 2 - Windcorp Brass Band (Sweden) *, Leyland (England) *
 1 - Paris Brass Band (France) *

* competing this year