The results of both semifinals have now been released by the EBU. They make interesting reading. The jury overturned the telephone vote to save countries in each of the semifinals. Quite annoying if your country finished 10th in the phone vote.
In a contest which nobody could call close, Norway won the 54th Eurovision Song Contest in the Olympiyskiy Arena in Moscow. He scored a record 387 points, leaving him a long way in front of Iceland and Azerbaijan in second and third places respectively.
A week into rehearsals and finally the five countries already in the final took to the stage. Before that, it was the turn of some of the remaining countries in Thursday’s second semifinal to rehearse for the second time.
Oscar Loya will represent Germany in the Eurovision Song Contest 2009, together with Alex Christensen as Alex Swings Oscar sings, performing the song Miss Kiss Kiss Bang. Oscar tells us about his music career and his song, where he thinks that people should relax and have fun as much as possible.
Mihai Trăistariu continue sharing his opinion about this year’s 42 participating songs. In part two of four he looks at Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland and Israel.
Danish songwriter Remee who wrote the 2008 German Eurovision Song Contest entry for No Angels has launched a new online magazine. The magazine is free and 100% advert financed and Remee is hoping to attract even more talents around him.