Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
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Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
Eurovision Song Contest
Amsterdam. Maggie MacNeal finished at the fifth place with a song about the capital city of the Netherlands: Amsterdam.
|The 1981 Finnish entry by Riki Sorsa was a song about a kind of music. Which type of music did he sing about?||Eurovision Song Contest
Reggae. Riki Sorsa had a small hit with his single Reggae O.K. It only finished at the 16th place during the festival in 1981, which was held in Dublin in Ireland.
|Ireland is the most succesful country in the history of the Eurovision Song Contest. How many times did Ireland win?||Eurovision Song Contest
7 times. Ireland has won 7 times. The winners are: Dana (All kinds of everything, 1970), Johnny Logan (What's another year, 1980 and Hold me now, 1987), Linda Martin (Why me?, 1992), Niamh Kavanagh (In your eyes, 1993), Paul Harrington and Charlie McGettigan (Rock 'n roll kids, 1994) and Eimear Quinn (The Voice, 1996).
|Canadian Celine Dion was the winner in 1988 with a song called: Ne partez pas sans moi. Which country was she representing?||Eurovision Song Contest
Switzerland. Celine Dion was the second artists that won the festival for Switzerland. The first was Lys Assia at the first festival in 1956 in Lugano with a song called: Refrain.
|When Udo Jurgens won the Eurovision Song Contest in 1966 for Austria, it was not the first time he participated. How many times did he participate before winning the festival with Merci Cherie?||Eurovision Song Contest
2 times. When Udo Jurgens won the festival in 1966, it was his third effort. The first two times were in: 1964 (Warum, nur warum?) and 1965 (Sag ihr, ich lass sie grussen).
|During the performance of which Dutch artist did the lights go out during the television-broadcasting?||Eurovision Song Contest
1962 - De Spelbrekers - Katinka. When the lights went out during the 1962 festival, the only thing the people at home saw, was the white of the shirts of the two singers. The rest was dark, darker, darkest.
Iceland and Norway, 3 each.
23. Netherlands, Iceland, Bosnia, Norway, Israel, Russia, Sweden, Lithuania, Latvia, Croatia, Portugal, Ireland, Spain, France, Turkey, UK, Slovenia, Poland, Germany, Estonia, Malta, Greece, and Denmark.
Greece. There were 23 countries: Greece, who came 3rd behind Estonia (1st) and Denmark (2nd) received a vote from all 22 countries. Estonia received votes from 21 countries, and Denmark from 20 countries.
Abba. They won it with the song "Waterloo".
7. 1970, 1980, 1987, 1992, 1993, 1994 and 1996.
|How many countries had insufficient votes in the 2001 competition, which meant they did not qulaify for the 2002 contest?||Eurovision Song Contest 2001
8. The 8 countries which were voted out for the 2002 Eurovision were Iceland, Norway, Ireland, Poland, Latvia, Netherlands, Portugal and Israel.
Estonia. Estonia won, Denmark 2nd, Greece 3rd.
Denmark. Denmark came in 2nd in the competition itself, just missed out!
Cork. The venue was Green Glens Arena.
Denmark. The song was called ' Fly on the wings of love'
25. This years contest was hosted by Ireland.
|Johnny Logan has won the contest twice for Ireland.What were the two years he won? (Up to 2001)||Eurovision Song Contest
1980 and 1987. The songs he sang were 'What's another year' and 'Hold me now.'
Sweden. The song was 'Take Me To Your Heaven.'
Estonia. This was Estonia's first victory!
Ronan Keating. Ronan was actually in the boy band 'Boyzone'.
Belgium. The young singer was only 13 years old at the time.
Michael Ball. He came second place overall.
Ulrika Jonsson. The venue was the National Indoor Arena.
Switzerland. Celine sang for Switzerland even though she is French-Canadian!
Ireland. Ireland won the contest that year!
Israel. The song was 'Diva' by Dana International.
1997. The song was 'Love Shine A Light.'
15. Although five wins may not seem much, taking all the results into consideration, the UK's record is quite a good one.
Jessica Garlick. The song was 'Comeback' and finished joint 3rd.