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Eurovision 2013

Denmark Wins Eurovision

by Paul Cashmere on May 19, 2013

in News,Noise Pro

Denmark has won the Eurovision Song Contest for 2013.

Eurovision 2013, Noise11, Photo

Eurovision 2013

20-year old Emmelie De Forest was for Denmark with the song ‘Only Teardrops’.

Emmelie scored 281 points followed by Azerbaijan with 234 points and Ukraine with 214 poits.

This year’s event was hosted by Malmo, Sweden. Abba’s Benny Anderson and Bjorn Ulvaeus penned the anthem this year with Swedish DJ Avicii. Abba won Euorvision in 1974 with their song ‘Waterloo’.

Once again the UK was unsuccessful with its entrant. Bonnie Tyler came in 19th place with her power ballad ‘Believe In Me. She fared slightly better than the Engelbert Humperdinck position of last year. Bonnie did beat Ireland’s entrant Ryan Dolan.

The 26 countries competing for Eurovision were Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Belgium, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Lithuania, Malta, Moldova, Norway, Romania, Russia, Spain, Sweden, the Netherlands, Ukraine and Britain.

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