Eurovision Song Contest 2006 Results Page


For all those people who are interested in the Eurovision Song Contest, here are the results for 2006.

Links to other Pages. More Links at bottom of page.

The 2006 Eurovision Song Contest was held at the OAKA Olympic Indoor Hall in Marousi in Athens. Presenters were Sakis Rouvas (who entered for Greece in 2004) and Maria Menounos. This is the third Eurovision Song Contest to have a semi final and a final.

The semi final was broadcast on Thursday 18 May 2006, 2 hours 20 minutes long.
The final was broadcast on Saturday 20 May 2006, 3 hours 0 minutes long. Shorter than planned

THE WINNER IS FINLAND WITH 292 POINTS
Highest points ever (at the time)

First Results appeared here at 23:30 UK on Saturday 20th May 2006



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Congratulation to Finland who is the winner of the 2006 Eurovision Song Contest
2nd :
Russia
3rd :
Bosnia & Herzegovina

Finland won the semi finals, Bosnia & Herzegovina finished in 2nd place, Russia in 3rd place.

Please click here for full 2006 details! (Pre Eurovision Night). This detail pages was this page until 20 May 2006.
Results of the contest is found later on this page. Don't click away.


The Final Table is shown first then the Semi Final Table shown Below.

(*) Indicate the number of times that a country was awarded 12 points.

This table is interactive! To sort a column, just click on any of the column heading. Click again for reverse sort.

Finalist Order. (Blue are Semi Finalist)

Interesting that all the semi final winners are all in the top 12.

Position Country Score Song Artist Draw Order Semi or Final directly
01 Finland (8) 292 Hard rock hallelujah  Lordi  17 Semi Final
02 Russia (7) 248 Never Let You Go Dima Bilan  10 Semi Final
03 Bosnia & Herzegovina (8) 229 Lejla  Hari Mata Hari  13 Semi Final
04 Romania (2) 172 Tornero Mihai Traistariu 12 Final
05 Sweden 170 Invincible Carola  22 Semi Final
06 Lithuania (1) 162 We are the winners LT United 14 Semi Final
07 Ukraine (1) 145 Show me your love   Tina Karol  18 Semi Final
08 Armenia (2) 129 Without Your Love André  24 Semi Final
09 Greece (2) 128 Everything Anna Vissi 16 Final
10 Ireland 93 Every song is a cry for love  Brian Kennedy 21 Semi Final
11 Turkey (3) 91 Superstar  Sibel Tüzün 23 Semi Final
12= FYR Macedonia 56 Ninanajna  Elena Risteska  11 Semi Final
12= Croatia (1) 56 Moja štikla Severina 20 Final (Qualify due to Serbia withdrawn)
14= Norway 36 Alvedansen Christine Guldbrandsen 5 Final
14= Germany 36 No, no, never  Texas Lightning  8 Big 4
16= Latvia 30 I hear your heart Cosmos 4 Final
16= Switzerland (1) 30 If we all give a little Six4One 1 Final
18 Denmark 26 Twist of love  Sidsel Ben Semmane  9 Final
19 United Kingdom 25 Teenage life Daz Sampson 15 Big 4
20 Moldova (1) 22 Loca Arsenium & Natalia Gordienko 2 Final
21 Spain (1) 18 Bloody Mary Las Ketchup 6 Big 4
22 France 5 Il était temps  Virginie Pouchain 19 Big 4
23 Israel 4 Ze Hazman Eddie Butler 3 Final
24 Malta 1 I do  Fabrizio Faniello  7 Final

Semi Finalist

Position Country Score Song Artist Draw Order Semi or Final directly
01 Finland (6) 292 Hard rock hallelujah  Lordi  16 Semi Final
02 Bosnia & Herzegovina (9) 267 Lejla  Hari Mata Hari   22 Semi Final
03 Russia (8) 217 Never Let You Go Dima Bilan  13 Semi Final
04 Sweden (3) 214 Invincible Carola  20 Semi Final
05 Lithuania (1) 163 We are the winners LT United 18 Semi Final
06 Armenia (6) 150 Without Your Love André 1 Semi Final
07 Ukraine 146 Show me your love  Tina Karol  15 Semi Final
08 Turkey (1) 91 Superstar  Sibel Tüzün 14 Semi Final
09 Ireland 79 Every song is a cry for love  Brian Kennedy 8 Semi Final
10 FYR Macedonia (1) 76 Ninanajna  Elena Risteska  11 Semi Final
11 Poland 70 Follow My Heart Ich Troje 12 Semi Final
12 Belgium 69 Je t'adore Kate Ryan 7 Semi Final
13 Iceland 62 Congratulations  Silvia Night  23 Semi Final
14 Albania (1) 58 Zjarr e ftohtë Luiz Ejlli 6 Semi Final
15 Cyprus (1) 57 Why angels cry  Annet Artani  9 Semi Final
16 Slovenia 49 Mr. Nobody Anžej Dežan 3 Semi Final
17 Bulgaria 36 Let me cry  Mariana Popova 2 Semi Final
18 Estonia 28 Through my window  Sandra 21 Semi Final
19 Portugal (1) 26 Coisas de nada  Nonstop  19 Semi Final
20 Netherlands 22 Amambanda Treble  17 Semi Final
21 Monaco 14 La coco-dance  Séverine Ferrer  10 Semi Final
22 Belarus 10 Mum Polina Smolova 5 Semi Final
23 Andorra 8 Sense tu  Jennifer  4 Semi Final

The winner was Finland. The Semi Final winner was also Finland

For Background Details to the 2006 Eurovision Song Contest, please click here.

For UK Selection Details, please click here.


Here are the predictions (by me) regarding the varies of Countries for 2007 contest (before anything else is known). The dates for the Eurovision Song Contest 52nd Contest Semi Final 2006 will be Thursday 10 May 2007 and the Final is on Saturday 12 May 2007. Prediction made on Saturday 20 May 2006 11:20pm.

AUTOMATIC FINAL ENTRIES
Winner + Next 9 highest score of 2006 + Big 4 Countries
A maximum of 24 countries will be allow to enter.
The Final will be held in Saturday 12 May 2007, the Semi Final being held on
Thursday 10 May 2007

2006 Winner Finland
Next 9 highest score from 2006 (exclude Big 4) Russia, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Romania, Sweden, Lithuania, Ukraine, Armenia, Greece, Ireland
Automatic qualification regardless of score (Big 4) France, Germany, Spain, United Kingdom

SEMI FINAL ENTRIES
Other Countries who missed out of the above rules.
The top 10 highest score will go through to the Final
The Semi Final will be shown on a Thursday night
on Thursday 10 May 2007

Countries in the semi final due to low score in the semi final in 2006 Poland, Belgium, Iceland, Albania, Cyprus, Slovenia, Bulgaria, Estonia, Portugal, Netherlands, Monaco, Belarus, Andorra
Countries in the semi final due to low score in the final in 2006 Turkey, FYR Macedonia, Croatia, Norway, Latvia, Switzerland, Denmark, Moldova, Israel, Malta
New Countries to the Eurovision Serbia (*Serbia and Montenegro has now split into 2 countries)

OTHER
Some of the other countries who are not interested in Entering.

No Longer Interested in taking part. Italy
No Longer EBU members Luxembourg
Active Members of the EBU. Can enter if they wish. Tunisia, Algeria, Czech Republic, Egypt, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, San Marino, Syria, Vatican State
May not be able to take part in 2007 as they did not broadcast the 2006 contest in Full Montenegro (*Serbia and Montenegro has now split into 2 countries)

The full jury score sheet can be downloaded from here, including the entries. Please click here for details.


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