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1956

Lugano

The Eurovision Song Contest 1956 was the first edition of the Eurovision Song Contest, held at the Teatro Kursaal in Lugano, Switzerland. Organised by the European Broadcasting Union, the pan-European music competition was an inspiration of the Italian Sanremo Music Festival. Lohengrin Filipello hosted the first contest which lasted approximately 1 hour and 40 minutes. Seven countries participated, with each of them performing two songs. Two jury members from all participating countries cast their votes in secret, based on which song was their favourite. Lys Assia won the contest for the host country Switzerland with the song "Refrain".

This first edition of the Eurovision Song Contest included few procedures that were not repeated at any of the other editions: Two songs for each country, secret voting, double voting of one country on behalf of another, optional inclusion of the jury members own represented country in their voting, only "Grand Prix" title reception for the winner, and a single male presenter to host the show. The other Contests include: One song for each country, scoreboard display, jury panel from each country, disqualification of the juries own country from their voting, material award, and a single or additional female presenter.

Draw

Country

Artist

Song

Place

01

Netherlands

Jetty Paerl

"De vogels van Holland"

2

02

Switzerland

Lys Assia

"Das alte Karussell"

2

03

Belgium

Fud Leclerc

"Messieurs les noyés de la Seine"

2

04

Germany

Walter Andreas Schwarz

"Im Wartesaal zum großen Glück"

2

05

France

Mathé Altéry

"Le temps perdu"

2

06

Luxembourg

Michèle Arnaud

"Ne crois pas"

2

07

Italy

Franca Raimondi

"Aprite le finestre"

2

08

Netherlands

Corry Brokken

"Voorgoed voorbij"

2

09

Switzerland

Lys Assia

"Refrain"

1

10

Belgium

Mony Marc

"Le plus beau jour de ma vie"

2

11

Germany

Freddy Quinn

"So geht das jede Nacht"

2

12

France

Dany Dauberson

"Il est là"

2

13

Luxembourg

Michèle Arnaud

"Les amants de minuit"

2

14

Italy

Tonina Torrielli

"Amami se vuoi"

2

 


1957

Frankfurt-am-Main

The Eurovision Song Contest 1957 was the 2nd Eurovision Song Contest and was held on March 3, 1957 inFrankfurt-am-Main. Like the first contest, this one was still mainly a radio programme, but there was a noticeable increase in the number of people with televisions. It was won by the Netherlands with "Net als toen", performed by Corry Brokken.
For some time, a rumour had existed that the privilege of hosting the 1957 contest was given to Germany because they had come in second place in 1956 with "Im Wartesaal zum großen Glück" by Walter Andreas Schwarz. In fact, not only were the official 1956 scores withheld, but the rule stating that the winning nation hosts the next year's Eurovision Song Contest had not yet been conceived. It was planned at the time that each participating country would take it in turns to host the event. However, as more countries wished to participate, this became impractical.

Draw

Country

Artist

Song

Place

Points

01

Belgium

Bobbejaan Schoepen

"Straatdeuntje"

8

5

02

Luxembourg

Danièle Dupré

"Amours mortes (tant de peine)"

4

8

03

United Kingdom

Patricia Bredin

"All"

7

6

04

Italy

Nunzio Gallo

"Corde della mia chitarra"

6

7

05

Austria

Bob Martin

"Wohin, kleines Pony?"

10

3

06

Netherlands

Corry Brokken

"Net als toen"

1

31

07

Germany

Margot Hielscher

"Telefon, Telefon"

4

8

08

France

Paule Desjardins

"La belle amour"

2

17

09

Denmark

Birthe Wilke & Gustav Winckler

"Skibet skal sejle i nat"

3

10

10

Switzerland

Lys Assia

"L'enfant que j'étais"

8

5

 


 

1958

Hilversum

The Eurovision Song Contest 1958 was the third Eurovision Song Contest. The contest took place inHilversum, Netherlands, following the country's win at the 1957 Contest, forming the convention that the winning country of the previous Eurovision Song Contest hosts the following year's contest. The event was held on 12 March 1958 at AVRO Studios. The winner was France with the song "Dors, mon amour", performed by André Claveau, written by Pierre Delanoë and composed by Hubert Giraud.

Ten countries participated. It was France's first win. Sweden made its debut while the United Kingdom did not enter the contest for the second and last time to date, after also missing the first contest in 1956. Together with 1956, it is the only contest that has not featured a single song in the English language. Unlike the first competition in 1956, the 1958 contest continued with the policy implemented in 1957 wherein each country was limited to one song entry. This policy has been kept to date.

Draw

Country

Artist

Song

Place

Points

01

Italy

Domenico Modugno

"Nel blu dipinto di blu"

3

13

02

Netherlands

Corry Brokken

"Heel de wereld"

9

1

03

France

André Claveau

"Dors, mon amour"

1

27

04

Luxembourg

Solange Berry

"Un grand amour"

9

1

05

Sweden

Alice Babs

"Lilla stjärna"

4

10

06

Denmark

Raquel Rastenni

"Jeg rev et blad ud af min dagbog"

8

3

07

Belgium

Fud Leclerc

"Ma petite chatte"

5

8

08

Germany

Margot Hielscher

"Für zwei Groschen Musik"

7

5

09

Austria

Liane Augustin

"Die ganze Welt braucht Liebe"

5

8

10

Switzerland

Lys Assia

"Giorgio"

2

24

 


1959

Cannes

The Eurovision Song Contest 1959 was the fourth Eurovision Song Contest. It was held in Cannes, following the French victory the previous year.[1] The contest was won by the Netherlands with the song "Een beetje", performed by Teddy Scholten. This was their second and the first time a country had won the contest twice. Willy van Hemert was also the lyricist of "Net als toen", which won the Eurovision Song Contest 1957. Van Hemert was the first person to win the Eurovision Song Contest twice.

Draw

Country

Artist

Song

Place

Points

01

France

Jean Philippe

"Oui, oui, oui, oui"

3

15

02

Denmark

Birthe Wilke

"Uh, jeg ville ønske jeg var dig"

5

12

03

Italy

Domenico Modugno

"Piove (Ciao, ciao bambina)"

6

9

04

Monaco

Jacques Pills

"Mon ami Pierrot"

11

1

05

Netherlands

Teddy Scholten

"Een beetje"

1

21

06

Germany

Alice & Ellen Kessler

"Heute Abend wollen wir tanzen geh'n"

8

5

07

Sweden

Brita Borg

"Augustin"

9

4

08

Switzerland

Christa Williams

"Irgendwoher"

4

14

09

Austria

Ferry Graf

"Der K und K Kalypso aus Wien"

9

4

10

United Kingdom

Pearl Carr & Teddy Johnson

"Sing, Little Birdie"

2

16

11

Belgium

Bob Benny

"Hou toch van mij"

6

9

 

1990 - 1991 - 1992 - 1993 - 1994 - 1995 - 1996 - 1997 - 1998 - 1999

1990

Zagreb

The Eurovision Song Contest 1990, the 35th in the series, was held in Zagreb, Yugoslavia on 5 May 1990. The presenters were Helga Vlahović Brnobić and Oliver Mlakar. Toto Cutugno was the winner of this contest with the song "Insieme: 1992". This was the second and most recent victory for Italy, the first one having been "Non ho l'età", performed by Gigliola Cinquetti in 1964.

Draw

Country

Artist

Song

Place

Points

01

Spain

Azúcar Moreno

"Bandido"

5

96

02

Greece

Christos Callow & Wave

"Horis Skopo" (Χωρίς σκοπό)

19

11

03

Belgium

Philippe Lafontaine

"Macédomienne"

12

46

04

Turkey

Kayahan feat. Demet Sağıroğlu

"Gözlerinin Hapsindeyim"

17

21

05

Netherlands

Maywood

"Ik wil alles met je delen"

15

25

06

Luxembourg

Céline Carzo

"Quand je te rêve"

13

38

07

United Kingdom

Emma

"Give a Little Love Back to the World"

6

87

08

Iceland

Stjórnin

"Eitt lag enn"

4

124

09

Norway

Ketil Stokkan

"Brandenburger Tor"

21

8

10

Israel

Rita Kleinstein

"Shara Barkhovot" (שרה ברחובות)

18

16

11

Denmark

Lonnie Devantier

"Hallo Hallo"

8

64

12

Switzerland

Egon Egemann

"Musik klingt in die Welt hinaus"

11

51

13

Germany

Chris Kempers & Daniel Kovac

"Frei zu leben"

9

60

14

France

Joëlle Ursull

"White and Black Blues"

2

132

15

Yugoslavia

Tajči

"Hajde da ludujemo"

7

81

16

Portugal

Nucha

"Há sempre alguém"

20

9

17

Ireland

Liam Reilly

"Somewhere In Europe"

2

132

18

Sweden

Edin-Ådahl

"Som en vind"

16

24

19

Italy

Toto Cutugno

"Insieme: 1992"

1

149

20

Austria

Simone

"Keine Mauern mehr"

10

58

21

Cyprus

Haris Anastasiou

"Milas Poli" (Μιλάς πολύ)

14

36

22

Finland

Beat

"Fri?"

21

8

 


1991

Rome

The Eurovision Song Contest 1991 was the 36th Eurovision Song Contest and was held on 4 May 1991 in Rome. Due to the Gulf War and mounting tensions in Yugoslavia, RAI decided to move the contest from Sanremo to Rome, which was perceived to be more secure.

Draw

Country

Artist

Song

Place

Points

01

Yugoslavia

Baby Doll

"Brazil" (Бразил)

21

1

02

Iceland

Stefán & Eyfi

"Draumur um Nínu"

15

26

03

Malta

Georgina & Paul Giordimaina

"Could It Be"

6

106

04

Greece

Sophia Vossou

"I Anixi" (Η άνοιξη)

13

36

05

Switzerland

Sandra Simó

"Canzone per te"

5

118

06

Austria

Thomas Forstner

"Venedig im Regen"

22

0

07

Luxembourg

Sarah Bray

"Un baiser volé"

14

29

08

Sweden

Carola

"Fångad av en stormvind"

1

146

09

France

Amina

"C'est le dernier qui a parlé qui a raison"

2

146

10

Turkey

İzel Çeliköz, Reyhan Karaca
& Can Uğurluer

"İki Dakika"

12

44

11

Ireland

Kim Jackson

"Could It Be That I'm In Love"

10

47

12

Portugal

Dulce Pontes

"Lusitana paixão"

8

62

13

Denmark

Anders Frandsen

"Lige der hvor hjertet slår"

19

8

14

Norway

Just 4 Fun

"Mrs. Thompson"

17

14

15

Israel

Duo Datz

"Kan" (כאן)

3

139

16

Finland

Kaija Kärkinen

"Hullu yö"

20

6

17

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Atlantis 2000

"Dieser Traum darf niemals sterben"

18

10

18

Belgium

Clouseau

"Geef het op"

16

23

19

Spain

Sergio Dalma

"Bailar pegados"

4

119

20

United Kingdom

Samantha Janus

"A Message to Your Heart"

10

47

21

Cyprus

Elena Patroklou

"SOS"

9

60

22

Italy

Peppino di Capri

"Comme è ddoce 'o mare"

7

89

 


1992

Malmö

The Eurovision Song Contest 1992 was the 37th Eurovision Song Contest and was held on 9 May 1992 in Malmö, Sweden. The presenters were Lydia Cappolicchio and Harald Treutiger. Linda Martin, representing Ireland, was the winner of this Eurovision with the song Why Me?. The song was written by Johnny Logan, who had won the 1980 contest as singer and the 1987 contest as singer/songwriter. The contest took place at the indoor ice arena of Malmö where the stage set was in the shape of a Viking ship's bow with a dragon in the centre and stars on each side. The opening sequence included women dressed in the Swedish colours of yellow and blue, twirling ribbons. The filmic postcard tradition was continued with clips based on each country. Last year's winner, Carola, appeared on stage in a white dress with sheer sleeves, a rhinestone collar and cuffs and sang “All The Reasons To Live”.

Draw

Country

Artist

Song

Place

Points

01

Spain

Serafín Zubiri

"Todo esto es la música"

14

37

02

Belgium

Morgane

"Nous, on veut des violons"

20

11

03

Israel

Dafna Dekel

"Ze Rak Sport" (זה רק ספורט)

6

85

04

Turkey

Aylin Vatankoş

"Yaz Bitti"

19

17

05

Greece

Cleopatra

"Olou Tou Kosmou I Elpida"
(Όλου του κόσμου η Ελπίδα)

5

94

06

France

Kali

"Monté la riviè"

8

73

07

Sweden

Christer Björkman

"I morgon är en annan dag"

22

9

08

Portugal

Dina

"Amor d'água fresca"

17

26

09

Cyprus

Evridiki

"Teriazoume" (Ταιριάζουμε)

11

57

10

Malta

Mary Spiteri

"Little Child"

3

123

11

Iceland

Heart 2 Heart

"Nei eða já"

7

80

12

Finland

Pave Maijanen

"Yamma, yamma"

23

4

13

Switzerland

Daisy Auvray

"Mister Music Man"

15

32

14

Luxembourg

Marion Welter & Kontinent

"Sou fräi"

21

10

15

Austria

Tony Wegas

"Zusammen geh'n"

10

63

16

United Kingdom

Michael Ball

"One Step Out of Time"

2

139

17

Ireland

Linda Martin

"Why Me?"

1

155

18

Denmark

Kenny Lübcke & Lotte Nilsson

"Alt det som ingen ser"

12

47

19

Italy

Mia Martini

"Rapsodia"

4

111

20

FR Yugoslavia

Extra Nena

"Ljubim te pesmama"
(Љубим те песмама)

13

44

21

Norway

Merethe Trøan

"Visjoner"

18

23

22

Germany

Wind

"Träume sind für alle da"

16

27

23

Netherlands

Humphrey Campbell

"Wijs me de weg"

9

67

 


1993

Millstreet

The Eurovision Song Contest 1993 was the 38th Eurovision Song Contest and was held on 15 May 1993 in Millstreet, County Cork, Ireland. The presenter was Fionnuala Sweeney. Niamh Kavanagh was the winner of this Eurovision for Ireland with the song, "In Your Eyes". This was Ireland's fifth victory, and equalled the tally of five Eurovision victories achieved by France in 1977 and Luxembourg in 1983.

Draw

Country

Artist

Song

Place

Points

01

Italy

Enrico Ruggeri

"Sole d'Europa"

12

45

02

Turkey

Burak Aydos

"Esmer Yarim"

21

10

03

Germany

Münchener Freiheit

"Viel zu weit"

18

18

04

Switzerland

Annie Cotton

"Moi, tout simplement"

3

148

05

Denmark

Tommy Seebach Band

"Under stjernerne på himlen"

22

9

06

Greece

Katerina Garbi

"Ellada, Chora Tou Fotos"
(Ελλάδα, χώρα του φωτός)

9

64

07

Belgium

Barbara Dex

"Iemand als jij"

25

3

08

Malta

William Mangion

"This Time"

8

69

09

Iceland

Inga

"Þá veistu svarið"

13

42

10

Austria

Tony Wegas

"Maria Magdalena"

14

32

11

Portugal

Anabela

"A cidade"

10

60

12

France

Patrick Fiori

"Mama Corsica"

4

121

13

Sweden

Arvingarna

"Eloise"

7

89

14

Ireland

Niamh Kavanagh

"In Your Eyes"

1

187

15

Luxembourg

Modern Times

"Donne-moi une chance"

20

11

16

Slovenia

1X Band

"Tih deževen dan"

22

9

17

Finland

Katri Helena

"Tule luo"

17

20

18

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Fazla

"Sva bol svijeta"

16

27

19

United Kingdom

Sonia

"Better The Devil You Know"

2

164

20

Netherlands

Ruth Jacott

"Vrede"

6

92

21

Croatia

Put

"Don't Ever Cry"

15

31

22

Spain

Eva Santamaría

"Hombres"

11

58

23

Cyprus

Zimboulakis & Van Beke

"Mi Stamatas"
(Μη σταματάς)

19

17

24

Israel

The Shiru Group

"Shiru" (שירו)

24

4

25

Norway

Silje Vige

"Alle mine tankar"

5

120

 


1994

Dublin

The Eurovision Song Contest 1994 was the 39th Eurovision Song Contest and was held on 30 April 1994 in the Point Theatre inDublin, Ireland. Thus far (2013), it was the last time the contest was held in April. The presenters were Cynthia Ní Mhurchú and Gerry Ryan. The pair hosted the evening in French, English and Irish. Paul Harrington and Charlie McGettigan from Ireland were the winners of this Eurovision with a song written by Brendan Graham, "Rock 'N' Roll Kids". This was a record sixth victory for Ireland, giving it the outright record number of victories at the Eurovision Song Contest. It was also the first time — and to date the only time — that the contest had been won by the same country in three consecutive years.

Draw

Country

Artist

Song

Place

Points

01

Sweden

Marie Bergman and Roger Pontare

"Stjärnorna"

13

48

02

Finland

CatCat

"Bye Bye Baby"

22

11

03

Ireland

Paul Harrington and
Charlie McGettigan

"Rock 'n' Roll Kids"

1

226

04

Cyprus

Evridiki

"Íme ánthropos ki egó"
(Είμαι άνθρωπος κι εγώ)

11

51

05

Iceland

Sigga

"Nætur"

12

49

06

United Kingdom

Frances Ruffelle

"We Will Be Free (Lonely Symphony)"

10

63

07

Croatia

Tony Cetinski

"Nek' ti bude ljubav sva"

16

27

08

Portugal

Sara Tavares

"Chamar a música"

8

73

09

Switzerland

Duilio

"Sto pregando"

19

15

10

Estonia

Silvi Vrait

"Nagu merelaine"

24

2

11

Romania

Dan Bittman

"Dincolo de nori"

21

14

12

Malta

Chris and Moira

"More than Love"

5

97

13

Netherlands

Willeke Alberti

"Waar is de zon?"

23

4

14

Germany

MeKaDo

"Wir geben 'ne Party"

3

128

15

Slovakia

Tublatanka

"Nekonečná pieseň"

19

15

16

Lithuania

Ovidijus Vyšniauskas

"Lopšinė mylimai"

25

0

17

Norway

Elisabeth Andreassen and
Jan Werner Danielsen

"Duett"

6

76

18

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Alma and Dejan

"Ostani kraj mene"

15

39

19

Greece

Kostas Bigalis and
The Sea Lovers

"To Trehandiri" (Το τρεχαντήρι)

14

44

20

Austria

Petra Frey

"Für den Frieden der Welt"

17

19

21

Spain

Alejandro Abad

"Ella no es ella"

18

17

22

Hungary

Friderika Bayer

"Kinek mondjam el vétkeimet?"

4

122

23

Russia

Youddiph

"Vechny strannik" (Вечный странник)

9

70

24

Poland

Edyta Górniak

"To nie ja!"

2

166

25

France

Nina Morato

"Je suis un vrai garçon"

7

74

 


1995

Dublin

The Eurovision Song Contest 1995 was the 40th Eurovision Song Contest and was held on 13 May 1995 in the Point Theatre inDublin, Ireland. The presenter was Mary Kennedy. This year's competition was the last with only one host until 18 years later in 2013 inMalmö, Sweden . This contest broke the chain of victories that Ireland enjoyed in 1992, 1993, and 1994. This was Ireland's 3rd year in succession to host the contest - and to mark the 40th show, it was opened with a 4-minute retrospective showing images from the contest's history. The Norwegian group Secret Garden was the winner of this contest with the mostly instrumental song, "Nocturne". Incidentally, Secret Garden's violinist was Fionnuala Sherry, who is Irish.

Draw

Country

Artist

Song

Place

Points

01

Poland

Justyna

"Sama"

18

15

02

Ireland

Eddie Friel

"Dreamin'"

14

44

03

Germany

Stone & Stone

"Verliebt in Dich"

23

1

04

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Davorin Popović

"Dvadeset prvi vijek"

19

14

05

Norway

Secret Garden

"Nocturne"

1

148

06

Russia

Philipp Kirkorov

"Kolibelnaya dlya vulkana"
(Колыбельная для вулкана)

17

17

07

Iceland

Bo Halldórsson

"Núna"

15

31

08

Austria

Stella Jones

"Die Welt dreht sich verkehrt"

13

67

09

Spain

Anabel Conde

"Vuelve conmigo"

2

119

10

Turkey

Arzu Ece

"Sev"

16

21

11

Croatia

Magazin & Lidija

"Nostalgija"

6

91

12

France

Nathalie Santamaria

"Il me donne rendez-vous"

4

94

13

Hungary

Csaba Szigeti

"Új név a régi ház falán"

22

3

14

Belgium

Frédéric Etherlinck

"La voix est libre"

20

8

15

United Kingdom

Love City Groove

"Love City Groove"

10

76

16

Portugal

Tó Cruz

"Baunilha e chocolate"

21

5

17

Cyprus

Alexandros Panayi

"Sti Fotia" (Στη φωτιά)

9

79

18

Sweden

Jan Johansen

"Se på mig"

3

100

19

Denmark

Aud Wilken

"Fra Mols til Skagen"

5

92

20

Slovenia

Darja Švajger

"Prisluhni mi"

7

84

21

Israel

Liora

"Amen" (אמן)

8

81

22

Malta

Mike Spiteri

"Keep Me In Mind"

10

76

23

Greece

Elina Konstantopoulou

"Pia Prosefhi" (Ποια προσευχή)

12

68

 


1996

Oslo

The Eurovision Song Contest 1996 was the 41st Eurovision Song Contest and was held on 18 May 1996 in Oslo Spektrum in Oslo, Norway. The presenters were Ingvild Bryn and Morten Harket. Harket, lead singer of a-ha, opened the show with a performance of his single "Heaven's Not for Saints". Eimear Quinn of Ireland was the winner of this Eurovision with the song, "The Voice". The song was written by Brendan Graham, who also composed the 1994 winner "Rock 'n' Roll Kids". It was also a record seventh win for Ireland.

Draw

Country

Artist

Song

Place

Points

01

Turkey

Şebnem Paker

"Beşinci Mevsim"

12

57

02

United Kingdom

Gina G

"Ooh Aah... Just a Little Bit"

8

77

03

Spain

Antonio Carbonell

"¡Ay, qué deseo!"

20

17

04

Portugal

Lúcia Moniz

"O meu coração não tem cor"

6

92

05

Cyprus

Constantinos

"Mono Yia Mas" (Μόνο Για Μας)

9

72

06

Malta

Miriam Christine

"In a Woman's Heart"

10

68

07

Croatia

Maja Blagdan

"Sveta ljubav"

4

98

08

Austria

George Nussbaumer

"Weil's dr guat got"

10

68

09

Switzerland

Kathy Leander

"Mon cœur l'aime"

16

22

10

Greece

Mariana Efstratiou

"Emeis Forame to Himona Anixiatika"
(Εμείς Φοράμε το Χειμώνα Ανοιξιάτικα)

14

36

11

Estonia

Maarja-Liis Ilus & Ivo Linna

"Kaelakee hääl"

5

94

12

Norway

Elisabeth Andreassen

"I evighet"

2

114

13

France

Dan Ar Braz &
L'Héritage des Celtes

"Diwanit Bugale"

19

18

14

Slovenia

Regina

"Dan najlepših sanj"

21

16

15

Netherlands

Maxine & Franklin Brown

"De eerste keer"

7

78

16

Belgium

Lisa del Bo

"Liefde is een kaartspel"

16

22

17

Ireland

Eimear Quinn

"The Voice"

1

162

18

Finland

Jasmine

"Niin kaunis on taivas"

23

9

19

Iceland

Anna Mjöll

"Sjúbídú"

13

51

20

Poland

Kasia Kowalska

"Chcę znać swój grzech..."

15

31

21

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Amila Glamočak

"Za našu ljubav"

22

13

22

Slovakia

Marcel Palonder

"Kým nás máš"

18

19

23

Sweden

One More Time

"Den vilda"

3

100

 


1997

Dublin

 

The Eurovision Song Contest 1997, was the 42nd Eurovision Song Contest and it was held at the Point Theatre Dublin, Ireland, on 3 May 1997. Carrie Crowley and Boyzone member Ronan Keating were the presenters of the show.
After the controversy over the pre-selection in 1996, the European Broadcasting Union introduced a new system for 1997: countries with the lowest average scores over the previous four years would be excluded from the 1997 contest, and those with the lowest averages over the previous five years would be excluded from future contests (save that every country so excluded for one year would automatically be allowed to participate the following year), with so many countries being omitted as would reduce the number of participants each year to 25.

Draw

Country

Artist

Song

Place

Points

01

Cyprus

Hara & Andreas Konstantinou

"Mana Mou" (Μάνα μου)

5

98

02

Turkey

Şebnem Paker & Grup Ethnic

"Dinle"

3

121

03

Norway

Tor Endresen

"San Francisco"

24

0

04

Austria

Bettina Soriat

"One Step"

21

12

05

Ireland

Marc Roberts

"Mysterious Woman"

2

157

06

Slovenia

Tanja Ribič

"Zbudi se"

10

60

07

Switzerland

Barbara Berta

"Dentro di me"

22[3]

5

08

Netherlands

Mrs. Einstein

"Niemand heeft nog tijd"

22

5

09

Italy

Jalisse

"Fiumi di parole"

4

114

10

Spain

Marcos Llunas

"Sin rencor"

6

96

11

Germany

Bianca Shomburg

"Zeit"

18[3]

22

12

Poland

Anna Maria Jopek

"Ale jestem"

11

54

13

Estonia

Maarja-Liis Ilus

"Keelatud maa"

8

82

14

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Alma Čardžić

"Goodbye"

18

22

15

Portugal

Célia Lawson

"Antes do adeus"

24

0

16

Sweden

Blond

"Bara hon älskar mig"

14

36

17

Greece

Marianna Zorba

"Horepse" (Χόρεψε)

12[3]

39

18

Malta

Debbie Scerri

"Let Me Fly"

9

66

19

Hungary

V.I.P.

"Miért kell, hogy elmenj?"

12

39

20

Russia

Alla Pugacheva

"Primadonna" (Примадонна)

15

33

21

Denmark

Kølig Kaj

"Stemmen i mit liv"

16

25

22

France

Fanny

"Sentiments songes"

7

95

23

Croatia

E.N.I.

"Probudi me"

17

24

24

United Kingdom

Katrina & The Waves

"Love Shine a Light"

1

227

25

Iceland

Paul Oscar

"Minn hinsti dans"

20

18

 


1998

Birmingham

 

The Eurovision Song Contest 1998 was the 43rd Eurovision Song Contest and was held on 9 May 1998 at the National Indoor Arenain Birmingham, United Kingdom. The presenters were Terry Wogan and Ulrika Jonsson. Despite being one of the presenters, Terry Wogan still managed to provide his trademark comedy commentary to the contest for the BBC.
For the second year in a row, at least one country went home empty-handed; Switzerland's Gunvor Guggisberg with her composition "Lass Ihn" failed to score a single point.

Draw

Country

Artist

Song

Place

Points

01

Croatia

Danijela

"Neka mi ne svane"

5

131

02

Greece

Thalassa

"Mia krifi evesthisia"
(Μια κρυφή ευαισθησία)

20

12

03

France

Marie Line

"Où aller"

24

3

04

Spain

Mikel Herzog

"¿Qué voy a hacer sin ti?"

16

21

05

Switzerland

Gunvor

"Lass' ihn"

25

0

06

Slovakia

Katarína Hasprová

"Modlitba"

21

8

07

Poland

Sixteen

"To takie proste"

17

19

08

Israel

Dana International

"Diva" (דיווה)

1

172

09

Germany

Guildo Horn

"Guildo hat euch lieb!"

7

86

10

Malta

Chiara

"The One That I Love"

3

165

11

Hungary

Charlie

"A holnap már nem lesz szomorú"

23

4

12

Slovenia

Vili Resnik

"Naj bogovi slišijo"

18

17

13

Ireland

Dawn Martin

"Is Always Over Now?"

9

64

14

Portugal

Alma Lusa

"Se eu te pudesse abraçar"

12

36

15

Romania

Mălina Olinescu

"Eu cred"

22

6

16

United Kingdom

Imaani

"Where Are You?"

2

166

17

Cyprus

Michalis Hatzigiannis

"Genesis" (Γένεσις)

11

37

18

Netherlands

Edsilia

"Hemel en aarde"

4

150

19

Sweden

Jill Johnson

"Kärleken är"

10

53

20

Belgium

Mélanie Cohl

"Dis oui"

6

122

21

Finland

Edea

"Aava"

15

22

22

Norway

Lars Fredriksen

"Alltid sommer"

8

79

23

Estonia

Koit Toome

"Mere lapsed"

12[3]

36

24

Turkey

Tüzmen

"Unutamazsın"

14

25

25

Macedonia

Vlado Janevski

"Ne zori, zoro" (Не зори, зоро)

19

16

 


1999

Jerusalem

The Eurovision Song Contest 1999 was the 44th Eurovision Song Contest, held on 29 May 1999 in Jerusalem, Israel after Dana International won the contest the previous year in the United Kingdom. The venue for the contest was the Ussishkin Auditorium at theInternational Convention Center,the same place that hosted the 1979 contest. Television news anchor Yigal Ravid, singer and 1992 contestant Dafna Dekel and model/actress Sigal Shahamon were the show's hosts, and it was the first time that three presenters were used to host the Contest. Israel's two previous winners, Izhar Cohen, who won in 1978 with "A-Ba-Ni-Bi" and Milk and Honey's Gali Atari who won it the next year with "Hallelujah" attended as spectators. The winner of the Contest was Charlotte Nilsson, representingSweden with "Take Me to Your Heaven", which scored 163 points. This was Sweden's fourth win in the Contest and the second in the 1990s (after Carola's win for Sweden in 1991).

Draw

Country

Artist

Song

Place

Points

01

Lithuania

Aistė

"Strazdas"

20

13

02

Belgium

Vanessa Chinitor

"Like the Wind"

12

38

03

Spain

Lydia

"No quiero escuchar"

23

1

04

Croatia

Doris Dragović

"Marija Magdalena"

4

118

05

United Kingdom

Precious

"Say It Again"

12

38

06

Slovenia

Darja Švajger

"For a Thousand Years"

11

50

07

Turkey

Tuğba Önal & Grup Mistik

"Dön Artık"

16

21

08

Norway

Stig Van Eijk

"Living My Life Without You"

14

35

09

Denmark

Trine Jepsen & Michael Teschl

"This Time I Mean It"

8

71

10

France

Nayah

"Je veux donner ma voix"

19

14

11

Netherlands

Marlayne

"One Good Reason"

8

71

12

Poland

Mietek Szcześniak

"Przytul mnie mocno"

18

17

13

Iceland

Selma

"All Out of Luck"

2

146

14

Cyprus

Marlain

"Tha 'ne erotas" (Θα 'ναι έρωτας)

22

2

15

Sweden

Charlotte Nilsson

"Take Me to Your Heaven"

1

163

16

Portugal

Rui Bandeira

"Como tudo começou"

21

12

17

Ireland

The Mullans

"When You Need Me"

17

18

18

Austria

Bobbie Singer

"Reflection"

10

65

19

Israel

Eden

"Yom Huledet (Happy Birthday)"
(יום "הולדת)

5

93

20

Malta

Times Three

"Believe 'n Peace"

15

32

21

Germany

Sürpriz

"Reise nach Jerusalem -
Kudüs'e seyahat"

3

140

22

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Dino & Béatrice

"Putnici"

7

86

23

Estonia

Evelin Samuel & Camille

"Diamond of Night"

6

90