Eurovision Song Contest

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The Eurovision Song Contest is a song contest run by the European Broadcasting Union that started in 1956. Different singers representing countries in Europe compete every year.

Famous past winners include ABBA (representing their native Sweden) and Céline Dion (though Canadian, she represented Switzerland).

List of winners[change | change source]

Year Country Song Performer Article
1956  Switzerland Refrain Lys Assia ESC 1956
1957  Netherlands Net Als Toen Corry Brokken ESC 1957
1958  France Dors, Mon Amour André Claveau ESC 1958
1959  Netherlands Een Beetje Teddy Scholten ESC 1959
1960  France Tom Pillibi Jacqueline Boyer ESC 1960
1961  Luxembourg Nous les amoureux Jean-Claude Pascal ESC 1961
1962  France Un premier amour Isabelle Aubret ESC 1962
1963  Denmark Dansevise Grethe & Jørgen Ingmann ESC 1963
1964  Italy Non ho l'età (per amarti) Gigliola Cinquetti ESC 1964
1965  Luxembourg Poupée de cire, poupée de son France Gall ESC 1965
1966  Austria Merci Chérie Udo Jürgens ESC 1966
1967  United Kingdom Puppet On A String Sandie Shaw ESC 1967
1968  Spain La, la, la Massiel ESC 1968
1969[1]  Spain Vivo Cantando Salomé ESC 1969
 United Kingdom Boom Bang-a-Bang Lulu
 Netherlands De Troubadour Lennie Kuhr
 France Un jour, un enfant Frida Boccara
1970  Ireland All Kinds Of Everything Dana ESC 1970
1971  Monaco Un banc, un arbre, une rue Séverine ESC 1971
1972  Luxembourg Après Toi Vicky Leandros ESC 1972
1973  Luxembourg Tu Te Reconnaîtras Anne-Marie David ESC 1973
1974  Sweden Waterloo ABBA ESC 1974
1975  Netherlands Ding-A-Dong Teach-In ESC 1975
1976  United Kingdom Save Your Kisses For Me Brotherhood of Man ESC 1976
1977  France L'Oiseau Et L'Enfant Marie Myriam ESC 1977
1978  Israel A-Ba-Ni-Bi Izhar Cohen & Alphabeta ESC 1978
1979  Israel Hallelujah Gali Atari & Milk and Honey ESC 1979
1980  Ireland What's Another Year? Johnny Logan ESC 1980
1981  United Kingdom Making Your Mind Up Bucks Fizz ESC 1981
1982  Germany Ein Bisschen Frieden Nicole ESC 1982
1983  Luxembourg Si la vie est cadeau Corinne Hermès ESC 1983
1984  Sweden Diggi-Loo Diggi-Ley Herreys ESC 1984
1985  Norway La det swinge Bobbysocks ESC 1985
1986  Belgium J'aime la vie Sandra Kim ESC 1986
1987  Ireland Hold Me Now Johnny Logan ESC 1987
1988  Switzerland Ne partez pas sans moi Céline Dion ESC 1988
1989  Yugoslavia Rock Me Riva ESC 1989
1990  Italy Insieme: 1992 Toto Cutugno ESC 1990
1991  Sweden Fångad av en stormvind Carola ESC 1991
1992  Ireland Why Me Linda Martin ESC 1992
1993  Ireland In Your Eyes Niamh Kavanagh ESC 1993
1994  Ireland Rock 'n' Roll Kids Paul Harrington & Charlie McGettigan ESC 1994
1995  Norway Nocturne Secret Garden ESC 1995
1996  Ireland The Voice Eimear Quinn ESC 1996
1997  United Kingdom Love Shine A Light Katrina and the Waves ESC 1997
1998  Israel Diva Dana International ESC 1998
1999  Sweden Take Me to Your Heaven Charlotte Nilsson ESC 1999
2000  Denmark Fly On The Wings Of Love Olsen Brothers ESC 2000
2001  Estonia Everybody Tanel Padar, Dave Benton & 2XL ESC 2001
2002  Latvia I Wanna Marie N ESC 2002
2003  Turkey Everyway That I Can Sertab Erener ESC 2003
2004  Ukraine Wild Dances Ruslana ESC 2004
2005  Greece My Number One Elena Paparizou ESC 2005
2006  Finland Hard Rock Hallelujah Lordi ESC 2006
2007  Serbia Moltiva Marija Šerifović ESC 2007
2008  Russia Believe Dima Bilan ESC 2008
2009  Norway Fairytale Alexander Rybak ESC 2009
2010  Germany Satellite Lena Meyer-Landrut ESC 2010
2011  Azerbaijan Running Scared Ell and Nikki ESC 2011
2012  Sweden Euphoria Loreen ESC 2012
2013  Denmark Only Teardrops Emmelie de Forest ESC 2013
2014  Austria Rise Like a Phoenix Conchita Wurst ESC 2014
2015 ESC 2015

Junior winners[change | change source]

Year Country Song Performer Article
2003  Croatia Ti si moja prva ljubav Dino Jelusić JESC 2003
2004  Spain Antes muerta que sencilla María Isabel JESC 2004
2005  Belarus My vmeste (Мы вместе) Ksenia Sitnik JESC 2005
2006  Russia Vesenniy Jazz (Весенний джаз) The Tolmachevy Twins JESC 2006
2007  Belarus S druz'yami (С друзьями) Alexey Zhigalkovich JESC 2007
2008  Georgia Bzz.. Bzikebi JESC 2008
2009  The Netherlands Click Clack Ralf Mackenbach JESC 2009
2010  Armenia Mama (Մամա) Vladimir Arzumanyan JESC 2010
2011  Georgia Candy Music CANDY JESC 2011
2012  Ukraine Nebo (Небо) Anastasiya Petryk JESC 2012
2013  Malta The Start Gaia Cauchi JESC 2013
2014  Italy "Tu primo grande amore" Vincenzo Cantiello JESC 2014

Notes[change | change source]

  1. ^  In 1969 four countries were joint winners as there was no rule for a tie.

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