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1. The 31st edition of the Eurovision Song Contest, held in 1986, had a Belgian winner - the first time ever. Sandra Kim, aged 13, won. What was the title of her song?
2. After her victory in 1957, Dutch singer Corry Brokken set out to defend her title in 1958. What place did she end up in, before a home audience?
3. Poland debuted in the Eurovision Song Contest only in 1994, with the song "To nie ja!" ("That's not me!") performed by Edyta Górniak. Despite a minor scandal during the rehearsal, the singer avoided disqualification and finished at what rank?
4. The Eurovision Song Contest of 1974 was one of the first in which participants could choose the language they would sing in. Who won with the song "Waterloo" (sung in English)?
5. The United Kingdom has a rich heritage in the Eurovision Song Contest, with Cliff Richard and Buck's Fizz among our performers. However in recent years, our fortunes have taken a nose-dive. What was the name of the first British group to come home with "null points, zero points", in Latvia in 2003?
6. Ireland won the Eurovison Song Contest multiple times. Johnny Logan was a large part of that success winning for the Emerald Isle in both 1980 and 1987. He is also responsible for writing another winning song for Ireland. Which song, that was not sung by him, is he the author of?
7. Germany won the Eurovision Song Contest 2010 in Oslo with "Satellite". What was the name of the performer?
8. Italy came in third at the 1987 ESC final in Brussels with "Gente di mare", performed by Umberto Tozzi and Raf. What does the title mean in English?
9. In 1998, Dana International won the Eurovision Song Contest for Israel with the song "Diva". Why was this victory groundbreaking?
10. Which Canadian artist represented Switzerland in 1988?
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