For all those people who are interested in the Eurovision Song Contest, here are the details for 2000.
Well done to Charlotte Nilsson singing Take Me To Your Heaven for Sweden in the 1999 contest.
This meant that the Eurovision Song Contest 2000 was held in the "Stockholm Globen Arena" or another name for it 'The Globe' in Stockholm, Sweden on the 13th of May 2000 at 20:00 GMT (21:00 CET).
The presenters will be Anders Lundin and Kattis Ahlström.
The draw for the 2000 contest was made on 21 November 1999 at 17:15 GMT and here are the draw order.
1.Israel, 2.Netherland, 3.UK, 4.Estonia, 5.France, 6.Romania, 7.Malta, 8.Norway, 9.Russia, 10.Belgium, 11.Cyprus, 12.Iceland, 13.Spain, 14.Denmark,15.Germany, 16.Switzerland, 17.Croatia, 18.Sweden, 19. FYROM (Former Yugoslavia Republic of Macedonia), 20.Finland, 21.Latvia, 22.Turkey, 23.Ireland, 24.Austria.
Pre Internet Voting for the 2000
contest. Top 5 Results as shown below.
Out of 1,211 votes, 699 were invalid, due to incorrect email address or vote more than once for the same country.
|FYROM (Former Yugoslavia
Republic of Macedonia)
|100% Te Ljubam
(I Love You 100%)
|United Kingdom||Don't Play That Song Again||Nikki French||English||101|
|Estonia||Once in a Lifetime||Eda Ines||English||93||Bookmakers
|Netherlands||No Goodbyes||Linda Wagenmakers||English||74|
Looking at the pre internet voting against the actual results, FYR Macedonia was well out, so is the United Kingdom entry. Estonia was the best bet for the top 5.
After Internet Voting for the 2000
contest. Top 5 Results as shown below.
Out of 705 votes, 159 were invalid, due to incorrect email address or vote more than once for the same country.
|Estonia||Once in a Lifetime||Eda Ines||English||52||Bookmakers
|Denmark||Fly On The Wings of Love||Olsen Brothers||English||45|
|Iceland||Tell Me||Einer Agust vioisson &
Looking at the after internet voting against the actual results, voters perfer Russia and strangly Latvia. Estonia should come a lot higher that they did.
Here are the list of songs, UK Betting
Odds and Internet Poll
Before contest voting between 10 March to 8 May 2000
After contest voting between 14 May to 4 June 2000.
|Draw Order||Country||Date of Final||Song||Artist||Language||UK Betting Odds||Internet
|27 Apr||13 May||Before||After|
|2||Netherlands||27 February||No Goodbyes||Linda Wagenmakers||English||14/1||2/1||74||20|
|3||United Kingdom||20 February||Don't Play That Song Again||Nikki French||English||9/2||8/1||101||23|
|4||Estonia||5 February||Once in a Lifetime||Eda Ines||English||12/1||6/4||93||52|
|5||France||15 February||On Aura Le Ciel
(We'll Have Heaven)
|6||Romania||27 February||The Moon||Taxi||English||66/1||150/1||23||11|
|7||Malta||13-14 January||Desire||Claudette Pace||English/Maltese||10/1||40/1||78||17|
|8||Norway||4 March||My Heart Goes Boom||Charmed||English||14/1||4/1||72||14|
|10||Belgium||18 February||Envie De Vivre
(Desire To Live)
|12||Iceland||26 February||Tell Me||Einer Agust vioisson &
|13||Spain||9 February||Colgado De Un Sueno
(Hanging On To A Dream)
|14||Denmark||19 February||Fly On The Wings of Love||Olsen Brothers||English||20/1||125/1||24||45|
|15||Germany||18 February||Wadde Hadde Dudde Da
(What Do You Have There)
|16||Switzerland||29 January||La Vita Cos'e
(What is Life)
|18||Sweden||10 March||The Spirits Whisper My Name||Roger Pontare||Swedish||25/1||16/1||37||25|
|12 February||100% Te Ljubam
(I Love You 100%)
|20||Finland||12 February||A Little Bit||Nina Åström||English||20/1||150/1||22||6|
|21||Latvia||26 February||My Star||BrainStorm||English||25/1||16/1||34||76|
|22||Turkey||18 February||Yorgunum Anla
(Understand That I Am Tired)
|Pinar Ayhan & The SOS||Turkish||50/1||150/1||29||16|
|23||Ireland||20 February||Millennium of Love||Eamonn Toal||English||4/1||7/1||43||16|
|24||Austria||23 February||All To You||Rounder Girls||English||25/1||33/1||32||10|
For UK and Ireland Selection Details, please click here.
For the 2000 official rules (PDF Format), please click here.
Italy cannot enter the Eurovision Song Contest 2000 contest as they did not broadcast the 1999 contest. Hungary, Slovakia and Greece has withdrawn from Eurovision Song Contest 2000 because of the cost but were offered the chance.. All other countries are also forbidden entry to the 2000 contest.
Luxembourg and Yugoslavia are no longer members of the EBU hence they cannot enter any more contest
As like 1999, the songs can be sung in any language. I assume that English will be used the most.
Tickets went on Sale on 22 November 1999, however, rumours has it that they have sold out already! It is only 23 November 1999!
The official Globen Arena Web Site
Eurovision Song Contest 2001 update!
So far, at least 17 countries qualify for the 2001 contest, including United Kingdom, Ireland, Israel, Finland, France, Germany, Spain, Bosnia. Full list will appear here soon.
Update 1999 contest.
There has been problems with the Croatian song in 1999 with "Marija Magdalena", due to the backing tracks used in the contest. There seems to be a male voice in the backing track, but there wasn't a male singer on stage. This has mean that Croatia has their points reduced by 33%. This means that their new score is now 78 or 79 points. The Croatia song can stay at 4th place, however, this will affect their average score for future contest.
Details are appearing here. If anyone has any bit of information about the 2000 contest, please get in touch. Email address is at the bottom of this page.
Many thanks to the following people regarding information
about the 2000 contest.
Christoph from Belgium, Noam and Nirgolan from Israel, Peter Hagander from Sweden for the correct translation of the Globe Arena.
Click here to see the results of the 2000 contest.
The full jury score sheet can be downloaded from here, including the entries. Please click here for details.
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