Eurovision Song Contest 2006 Details Page


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

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Order 2006 Eurovision Song Contest CD £8.99

The venue for 2006 is the OAKA Olympic Indoor Hall in Marousi in Athens

The presenters will be Sakis Rouvas (who entered for Greece in 2004) and Maria Menounos

The draw took place on 21 March 2006. Tickets went on sale on 27 February 2006 but sold out quite quickly.

37 Countries has indicated their interest. Here are the list of countries and songs known so far. Serbia & Montenegro has withdrawn from the contest but as they went direct to the final, Croatia automatically qualify. Points 1 to 7 will be shown automatically on screen and then the spokesperson will announce points 8, 10 and 12.

Final (20 May 2006)

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20 Croatia 4 March Moja štikla Severina Final (Qualify due to Serbia withdrawn)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

The voting order will be as follows with the spokesperson: Slovenia (Peter Poles), Andorra (Xavi Palma), Romania (Andreea Marin), Denmark (Jørgen De Mylius), Latvia (Mārtiņš Freimanis), Portugal (Cristina Alves), Sweden (Jovan Radomir), Finland (Nina Tapio), Belgium (Yasmine), Croatia (Mila Horvat), Serbia & Montenegro (Jovana Jankovic), Norway (Ingvild Helljesen), Estonia (Evelin Samuel), Ireland (Eimear Quinn), Malta (Moira Delia), Lithuania (Lavija Surnaite), Cyprus (Konstantinos Christoforou), The Netherlands (Paul de Leeuw), Switzerland: (Jubaira Bachmann), Ukraine (Igor Posypaiko), Russia (Yana Churikova), Poland (Maciej Orłoś), United Kingdom (Fearne Cotton), Armenia (Gohar Gasparyan), France (Sophie Jovillard), Belarus (Corianna), Germany (Thomas Hermanns), Spain (Sonia Ferrer), Moldova (Svetlana Cocosh), Bosnia & Herzegovina (Vesna Andree Zaimović), Iceland (Ragnhildur Steinunn Jonsdottir), Monaco (Eglantine Emeye), Israel (Dana Herman), Albania (Leon Menkshi), Greece (Alexis Kostalas), Bulgaria (Dragomir Simeonov), FYR Macedonia (Martin Vucic), Turkey (Meltem Yazgan)

Semi Final (18 May 2006)

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

United Kingdom "Making Your Mind Up" selection was on Saturday 4 March 2006.


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


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