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Eurovision Song Contest 2012
"Light Your Fire!"
Dates
Semi-final 1 date 22 May 2012
Semi-final 2 date 24 May 2012
Final date 26 May 2012
Host
Venue Baku Crystal Hall, Baku, Azerbaijan
Presenter(s) Leyla Aliyeva,
Eldar Gasimov and
Nargiz Birk-Petersen[1][2]
Executive supervisor Jon Ola Sand
Host broadcaster Azerbaijan İTV
Interval act
Participants
Number of entries 42
Debuting countries None
Withdrawing countries
Vote
Winning song Sweden Sweden
Loreen - "Euphoria"
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The 57th Annual Eurovision Song Contest was held in Baku, Azerbaijan in May of 2012.[6] It was held in Azerbaijan since they won in 2011 with their singers Ell & Nikki with their song "Running Scared" in Düsseldorf, Germany. Forty-two countries announced their participation in this year's contest which less than the 2011 edition when that year, forty-three countries participated in the contest.

Sweden and its representative Loreen, won the contest with the song "Euphoria" with 372 points; ahead Russia, Serbia, the host of the Eurovision Song Contest 2012, Azerbaijan and Albania.

Final

Draw[7] Country[8] Language[9] Artist[10] Song[10] English translation Place Points
01 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg United Kingdom English Engelbert Humperdinck "Love Will Set You Free"  — 25 12
02 Flag of Hungary.svg Hungary English Compact Disco "Sound of Our Hearts"  — 24 19
03 Flag of Albania.svg Albania Albanian[11] Rona Nishliu "Suus"3 Personal[12] 4 5 146
04 Flag of Lithuania.svg Lithuania English Donny Montell "Love Is Blind" 14 70
05 Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina.svg Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnian MayaSar "Korake ti znam" I know your steps 18 55
06 Flag of Russia.svg Russia Udmurt, English Buranovskiye Babushki "Party for Everybody"  — 2 259
07 Flag of Iceland.svg Iceland English Gréta Salóme & Jónsi "Never Forget"  — 20 46
08 Flag of Cyprus.svg Cyprus English Ivi Adamou "La La Love"  — 16 65
09 Flag of France.svg France French, English Anggun "Echo (You and I)"  — 22 21
10 Flag of Italy.svg Italy English, Italian Nina Zilli "L'amore è femmina (Out of Love)" Love Is Female (Out of love) 9 101
11 Flag of Estonia.svg Estonia Estonian Ott Lepland "Kuula" Hear Me 6 120
12 Flag of Norway.svg Norway English Tooji "Stay"  — 26 7
13 Flag of Azerbaijan.svg Azerbaijan English Sabina Babayeva "When the Music Dies"  — 4 150
14 Flag of Romania.svg Romania Spanish, English Mandinga "Zaleilah"  — 12 71
15 Flag of Denmark.svg Denmark English6 Soluna Samay "Should've Known Better"  — 23 21
16 Flag of Greece.svg Greece English Eleftheria Eleftheriou "Aphrodisiac"  — 17 64
17 Flag of Sweden.svg Sweden English Loreen "Euphoria"  — 1 372
18 Flag of Turkey.svg Turkey English Can Bonomo "Love Me Back"  — 7 112
19 Flag of Spain.svg Spain Spanish Pastora Soler "Quédate conmigo" Stay with me 10 97
20 Flag of Germany.svg Germany English Roman Lob "Standing Still"  — 8 110
21 Flag of Malta.svg Malta English Kurt Calleja "This Is the Night"  — 21 41
22 Flag of North Macedonia.svg Republic of Macedonia Macedonian Kaliopi "Crno i belo" (Црно и бело) Black and white 13 71
23 Flag of Ireland.svg Ireland English Jedward "Waterline"  — 19 46
24 Flag of Serbia.svg Serbia Serbian Željko Joksimović "Nije ljubav stvar"
(Није љубав ствар)
Love is not an object 3 214
25 Flag of Ukraine.svg Ukraine English Gaitana "Be My Guest"  — 15 65
26 Flag of Moldova.svg Moldova English8 Pasha Parfeny "Lăutar" Traditional musician 11 81

References

  1. "Eldar, Nargiz, Leyla to host Eurovision 2012". EBU. 16 April 2012. http://www.eurovision.tv/page/news?id=51763&_t=eldar_nargiz_leyla_to_host_eurovision_2012.
  2. "Eurovision 2012 hosts announced:Leyla, Nargiz & Eldar". Oikotimes.com. 16 April 2012. http://www.oikotimes.com/eurovision/2012/04/16/eurovision-2012-hosts-announced-leyla-eldar/.
  3. "Live report from the First Semi-Final dress rehearsal". Eurovision.tv. May 21, 2012. http://www.eurovision.tv/page/news?id=live_now_the_first_semi-final_dress_rehearsal. Retrieved May 25, 2012.
  4. "Lena, Rybak, Bilan, Šerifović Eurovision interval acts". Eurovision.tv. May 10, 2012. http://www.eurovision.tv/page/news?id=lena_rybak_bilan_serifovic_eurovision_interval_acts. Retrieved May 25, 2012.
  5. "Eurovision interval acts revealed". Eurovision.tv. May 2, 2012. http://www.eurovision.tv/page/news?id=eurovision_interval_acts_revealed. Retrieved May 25, 2012.
  6. "Eurovision Song Contest 2012 Grand Final". Eurovision.tv. EBU. http://www.eurovision.tv/page/baku-2012/about/shows/final. Retrieved 1 September 2011.
  7. "Results of the 2012 Running Order Draw!". European Broadcasting Union. 20 March 2012. http://www.eurovision.tv/page/news?id=49623&_t=results_of_the_2012_running_order_draw. Retrieved 7 April 2012.
  8. Siim, Jarmo (17 January 2012). "43 countries represented at Eurovision 2012". European Broadcasting Union. http://www.eurovision.tv/page/news?id=44483&_t=43_countries_represented_at_eurovision_2012. Retrieved 17 January 2012.
  9. "Eurovision Song Contest 2012". The Diggiloo Thrush. http://www.diggiloo.net/?2012. Retrieved 5 March 2012.
  10. 10.0 10.1 "Eurovision Song Contest Participants". European Broadcasting Union. http://www.eurovision.tv/page/baku-2012/about/shows/participants. Retrieved 10 March 2012.
  11. "Albania: Suus Stays in Albanian". Eurovisiontimes. http://eurovisiontimes.wordpress.com/2012/02/06/albania-suus-stays-in-albanian/. Retrieved 6 February 2012.
  12. "Albania: Rona Nishliu to Baku!". ESCDaily.com. http://escdaily.com/articles/29118. Retrieved 30 December 2011.

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