Eurovision Song Contest 2003 Results Page


For all those people who are interested in the Eurovision Song Contest, here are the details for 2003.

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

The 2003 Eurovision Song Contest was held at the Skonto Olympic Hall in Riga in Latvia on Saturday 24 May 2003. Presented by Marija Naumova and Renars Kaupers.

Full results appeared here at 01:50 UK on Sunday 25th May 2003. Later than normal due to the Eurovision Party in Birmingham I went to.

Congratulation to Turkey who is the winner of the 2003 Eurovision Song Contest
2nd : Belgium
3rd : Russia

Please click here for full 2003 details! (Pre Eurovision Night). This detail pages was this page until 24 May 2003.
There are loads of info about this years contest.

Results of the contest is found later on this page. Don't click away.


The important news about 2004 contest is at the bottom of this page. UK qualify automatically to the final due to be one of the big 4 country even they got nil points.

(*) 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.

Position Image Country Score Song Artist Draw Order Language
1 . Turkey (4) 167 Everyway That I Can Sertab Erener 4 English!!!!
2 . Belgium (3) 165 Sanomi Urban Trad 22 Jibrish
3 . Russia (5) 164 Ne Ver, Ne Boisya, Ne Prosi
(Don't Believe, Don't Be Afraid, Don't Ask)
T.A.T.U 11 Russian
4 . Norway (3) 123 I Am Not Afraid To Move On Jostein Hasselgard 18 English
5 . Sweden (1) 107 Give Me Your Love Fame 25 English
6 . Austria 101 Weil Der Mensch Zahlt
(Because People Count)
Alf Poier 2 German
7 . Poland (1) 90 Zadnych Granic - Keine Grenzen
(No Borders)
Ich Troje 20 Polish/German
8= . Iceland (2) 81 Segou Mer Allt
(Open Your Heart)
Birgitta Haukdal 1 English
8= . Spain (2) 81 Dime
Tell Me
Beth 12 Spanish
10 . Romania (1) 73 Don't Break My Heart Nicola 24 English
11= . Ireland (1) 53 We've Got The World Tonight Mickey Harte 3 English
11= . Germany 53 Let's Get Happy Lou 10 English
13 . The Netherlands 45 One More Night Esther Hart 14 English
14 . Ukraine 30 Hasta La Vista Oleksandar Ponomariov 16 English
15 . Croatia 29 Vise Nisam Tvoja
(I Am Not Longer Yours)
Claudia Beni 8 Croatian
16 . Bosnia Hertzgovina (1) 27 Ne Brini
(Could it Be)
Mija Martina 6 Bosnian
17 . Greece (1) 25 Never Let You Go Mando 17 English
18 . France 19 Monts Et Merveilles
(To Promise The Moon)
Louisa 19 French
19 . Israel 17 Milim La'ahava
(Words For Love)
Lior Narkis 13 Hebrew/Little English
20 . Cyprus (1) 15 Feeling Alive Stelios Konstantas 9 English
21 . Estonia 14 Eighties Coming Back Ruffus 23 English
22 . Portugal 13 Deixa-me Sonhar (Só Mais Uma Vez)
(Let Me Dream (Once More))
Rita Guerra 7 Portuguese
23 . Slovenia 7 Lep Poletni Dan
(Na Na Na)
Karmen Stavec 26 English
24 . Latvia 5 Hello From Mars F.L.Y 21 English
25 . Malta 4 To Dream Again Lynn Chircop 5 English
26 . United Kingdom 0 Cry Baby Jemini 15 English

The winner was Turkey, the first for Turkey.

The United Kingdom has their first nil points ever.

For Background Details to the 2003 Eurovision Song Contest, please click here.

For UK Selection Details, please click here.

For 2003 song lyrics, please click here.

For a report with photos from the Birmingham Eurovision Party 2003, please click here.


First Eurovision Song Contest for Kids

The first Junior Eurovision Song Contest took place in Copenhagen, Denmark.
Click here for full details of the 2003 Contest.


Entries for the 2004 Contest

These are early predictions of which some have changed.

Automatic qualification will go to the following countries. The winner of the previous year, the next 9 highest score, the top 10 of the qualifying rounds and also the big 4 countries (pay a lot of money to the EBU), including United Kingdom, France, Germany, Spain. This means that even that the UK got nil points for 2003, they qualify automatically to the final. The contest will be over 2 days.

2003 Winner Turkey
Next 9 highest score from 2003 (exclude Big 4) Belgium, Russia, Norway, Sweden, Austria, Poland, Iceland, Romania, Ireland
Automatic qualification regardless of score (Big 4) France, Germany, Spain, United Kingdom
Countries in the play off semi finals (so far) The Netherlands, Ukraine, Croatia, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Greece, Israel, Cyprus, Estonia, Portugal, Slovenia, Latvia, Malta, Denmark, Finland, FYR Macedonia, Lithuania, Switzerland
No Longer Interested in taking part. Italy
No Longer EBU members Luxembourg, Yugoslavia
Active Members of the EBU. Can enter if they wish Tunisia, Algeria, Czech Republic, Egypt, Lebanon, Libya, Monaco, Morocco, San Marino, Syria, Vatican State

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


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