Who were the previous Eurovision Song Contests winners?

Dating back to 1956, this contest has become one of the most popular media events ever.Over 600 million viewers tuned in last year to see their country’s representative sing their heart out. Ireland has won the most since its inception with 7 victories, followed by Britain with 5. There is no restriction on the nationality of performers ironically, thus French-Canadian Celine Dion’s victory for Switzerland of all places back in 1988. See the official site at www.eurovision.tv

Year Country Artist Song
2003 Turkey Sertab Erener Everyway That I Can
2002 Latvia Marie N (Marija Naumova) I Wanna
2001 Estonia Tanel Padar, Dave Benton, & 2XL Everybody
2000 Denmark Olsen Brothers Fly On The Wings Of Love
1999 Sweden Charlotte Nilsson Take Me To Your Heaven
1998 Israel Dana International Diva
1997 United Kingdom Katrina and the Waves Love Shine A Light
1996 Ireland Eimear Quinn The Voice
1995 Norway Secret Garden Nocturne
1994 Ireland Paul Harrington & Charlie McGettigan Rock ‘n Roll Kids
1993 Ireland Niamh Kavanagh In Your Eyes

Courtesy of: www.eurovisionsong.info


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