Eurovision Song Contest 2009 Details Page


For all those people who are interested in the Eurovision Song Contest, here are some details for 2009.

 

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The 2009 contest was held at the Olympiyski Indoor Arena in Moscow, Russia

The first semi final was on Tuesday 12 May 2009. The second semi final was on Thursday 14 May 2009. The Final was on Saturday 16 May 2009.

The only country to automatically qualified to the Final are the big 4 countries and the 2008 winners, which are France, Germany, Spain, United Kingdom and Russia. 3 of these countries will vote in one semi final and the other 2 will vote in the other semi final.

The contest will be available in High Definition. The BBC will show the Saturday final in HD.

The semi Final allocation draw took placed on 30 January. Also decided which of the 5 qualified countries to vote in which semi final. United Kingdom, Germany and Spain will vote in the first semi final. Russia and France will vote in the second semi final.

There is also 6 pots in which 6 countries are located in. Pot 1 and 7 has 7 countries so it was drawn that the extra country in pot 6 will go to semi final 1 and pot 1 goes to semi final 2. Georgian would have been in pot 3

First drawn from each pot will go to semi final 1
Second drawn from each pot will go to semi final 2
Third drawn from each pot will go to semi final 1
Fourth drawn from each pot will go to semi final 2
Fifth drawn from each pot will go to semi final 1
Sixth drawn from each pot will go to semi final 2

Pot 1 Pot 2 Pot 3
  • Albania
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Croatia
  • FYR Macedonia
  • Montenegro
  • Serbia
  • Slovenia
  • Denmark
  • Estonia
  • Finland
  • Iceland
  • Norway
  • Sweden
  • Armenia
  • Azerbaijan
  • Belarus
  • Israel
  • Moldova
  • Ukraine
Pot 4 Pot 5 Pot 6
  • Belgium
  • Bulgaria
  • Cyprus
  • Greence
  • Netherlands
  • Turkey
  • Andorra
  • Ireland
  • Latvia
  • Lithuania
  • Portugal
  • Romania
  • Switzerland
  • Czech Republic
  • Hungary
  • Malta
  • Poland
  • Slovakia
  • Switzerland

The draw order was held on 16 March 2009

The presenters are Natalya Vodyanova and Andrey Malakhov for the semi and Alsou and Ivan Urgant for the final

42 Countries has indicated their interest. Georgia withdrew as their entry was not suitable for the contest. Here are the list of countries and songs. Points 1 to 7 will be shown automatically on screen and then the spokesperson will announce points 8, 10 and 12.

The voting order will be as follows, The voting order for the final:

Spain, Belgium, Belarus, Malta, Germany, Czech Republic, Sweden, Iceland, France, Israel, Russia, Latvia, Montenegro, Andorra, Finland, Switzerland, Norway, Bulgaria, Lithuania, United Kingdom, FYR Macedonia, Slovakia, Greece, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Ukraine, Turkey, Albania, Serbia, Cyprus, Poland, Netherlands, Estonia, Croatia, Portugal, Romania, Ireland, Denmark, Moldova, Slovenia, Armenia, Hungary, Azerbaijan

Final (16 May 2009)

Spain got to choose their singing position. They selected 25th. In the televised draw, they wanted 45th place but it did not exist!

  Country Song Artist Semi or Final directly
01 Lithuania Love Sasha Son Qualified from Semi Final 2
02 Israel There Must Be Another Way Noa & Mira Awad Qualified from Semi Final 1
03 France Et S'il Fallait Le Faire Patricia Kaas Direct Final
04 Sweden La Voix Malena Ernman Qualified from Semi Final 1
05 Croatia Liepa Tena Igor Cukrov feat. Andrea Qualified from Semi Final 2
06 Portugal Todas As Ruas Do Amor Flor-de-lis Qualified from Semi Final 1
07 Iceland Is It True? Yohanna Qualified from Semi Final 1
08 Greece This Is Our Night Sakis Rouvas Qualified from Semi Final 2
09 Armenia Jan Jan Inga & Anush Qualified from Semi Final 1
10 Russia Mamo Anastasia Prikhodko Direct Final
11 Azerbaijan Always AySel & Arash Qualified from Semi Final 2
12 Bosnia & Herzegovina Bistra Voda Regina Qualified from Semi Final 1
13 Moldova Hora Din Moldova Nelly Ciobanu Qualified from Semi Final 2
14 Malta What If We Chiara Qualified from Semi Final 1
15 Estonia Rändajad Urban Symphony Qualified from Semi Final 2
16 Denmark Believe Again Brinck Qualified from Semi Final 2
17 Germany Miss Kiss Kiss Bang Alex Swings Oscar Sings! Direct Final
18 Turkey Düm Tek Tek Hadise Qualified from Semi Final 1
19 Albania Carry Me In Your Dreams Kejsi Tola Qualified from Semi Final 2
20 Norway Fairytale Alexander Rybak Qualified from Semi Final 2
21 Ukraine Be my Valentine! (Anti-crisis Girl) Svetlana Loboda Qualified from Semi Final 2
22 Romania The Balkan Girls Elena Qualified from Semi Final 1
23 United Kingdom It's My Time Jade Ewen Direct Final
24 Finland Lose Control Waldo's People Qualified from Semi Final 1
25 Spain La Noche Es Para Mí (The Night Is For Me) Soraya Direct Final

First semi final (12 May 2009)

*Germany, Spain and United Kingdom can vote for in this semi final. Malta, Bulgaria and Portugal choose their singing position

The 10 countries through from semi final 1 are Turkey, Sweden, Israel, Portugal, Malta, Finland, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Romania, Armenia and Iceland
Finland was judges choice even it finished 12th place.

  Country Date of Final Song Artist Semi or Final directly
01 Montenegro   Just Get Out of My Life Andrea Demirovic Semi Final 1
02 Czech Republic   Aven Romale Gipsy.cz Semi Final 1
03 Belgium   Copycat Copycat Semi Final 1
04 Belarus   Eyes That Never Lie Petr Elfimov Semi Final 1
05 Sweden   La Voix Malena Ernman Qualified from Semi Final 1
06 Armenia   Jan Jan Inga & Anush Qualified from Semi Final 1
07 Andorra   La Teva Decisió (Get A Life) Susanne Georgi Semi Final 1
08 Switzerland   The Highest Heights Lovebugs Semi Final 1
09 Turkey   Düm Tek Tek Hadise Qualified from Semi Final 1
10 Israel   There Must Be Another Way Noa & Mira Awad Qualified from Semi Final 1
11 Bulgaria   Illusion Krassimir Avramov Semi Final 1
12 Iceland   Is It True? Yohanna Qualified from Semi Final 1
13 F.Y.R. Macedonia   Neshto Shto Ke Ostane Next Time Semi Final 1
14 Romania   The Balkan Girls Elena Qualified from Semi Final 1
15 Finland   Lose Control Waldo's People Qualified from Semi Final 1
16 Portugal   Todas As Ruas Do Amor Flor-de-lis Qualified from Semi Final 1
17 Malta   What If We Chiara Qualified from Semi Final 1
18 Bosnia & Herzegovina   Bistra Voda Regina Qualified from Semi Final 1

Second semi Final (14 May 2009)

*France and Russia can vote in this semi final. Netherlands, Ukraine and Estonia choose their singing position

The 10 countries through from semi final 2 are Azerbaijan, Croatia, Ukraine, Lithuania, Albania, Moldova, Denmark, Estonia, Norway, Greece
Croatia was judges choice even it finished 13th place.

  Country Date of Final Song Artist Semi or Final directly
01 Croatia   Liepa Tena Igor Cukrov feat. Andrea Qualified from Semi Final 2
02 Ireland   Et Cetera Sinéad Mulvey & Black Daisy Semi Final 2
03 Latvia   Probka Intars Busulis Semi Final 2
04 Serbia   Cipela Marko Kon & Milaan Semi Final 2
05 Poland   I Don't Wanna Leave Lidia Kopania Semi Final 2
06 Norway   Fairytale Alexander Rybak Qualified from Semi Final 2
07 Cyprus   Firefly Christina Metaxa Semi Final 2
08 Slovakia   Leť Tmou Kamil Mikulčík & Nela Pocisková Semi Final 2
09 Denmark   Believe Again Brinck Qualified from Semi Final 2
10 Slovenia   Love Symphony Quartissimo feat. Martina Semi Final 2
11 Hungary   Dance With Me Zoli Ádok Semi Final 2
12 Azerbaijan   Always AySel & Arash Qualified from Semi Final 2
13 Greece   This Is Our Night Sakis Rouvas Qualified from Semi Final 2
14 Lithuania   Love Sasha Son Qualified from Semi Final 2
15 Moldova   Hora Din Moldova Nelly Ciobanu Qualified from Semi Final 2
16 Albania   Carry Me In Your Dreams Kejsi Tola Qualified from Semi Final 2
17 Ukraine   Be my Valentine! (Anti-crisis Girl) Svetlana Loboda Qualified from Semi Final 2
18 Estonia   Rändajad Urban Symphony Qualified from Semi Final 2
19 Netherlands   Shine The Toppers Semi Final 2

United Kingdom "Eurovision, Your Country Needs You" selection started on Saturday 3 January 2009 and the final was on Saturday 31 January 2009


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


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