Eurovision Song Contest 2008 Results Page


For all those people who are interested in the Eurovision Song Contest, here are some details for 2008.

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The venue for 2008 is the Beogradska Arena in Belgrade, Serbia.

For the first time, due to political voting over the past years, there will be 2 semi finals. The first semi final was on Tuesday 20 May 2008. The second semi final was on Thursday 22 May 2008. The Final was on Saturday 24 May 2008. The contest was available on High Definition. The BBC shown the Saturday final in HD.

The presenters were Jovana Janković and Željko Joksimović.

The semi final 1 was broadcast on Tuesday 20 May 2008, 2 hours long.
The semi final 2 was broadcast on Thursday 22 May 2008, 2 hours long.
The final was broadcast on Saturday 24 May 2008, 3 hours 16 minutes long.

THE WINNER IS RUSSIA WITH 272 POINTS
 

First Results appeared here at 00:20 UK on Sunday 25 May 2008

Congratulation to Russia who is the winner of the 2008 Eurovision Song Contest
2nd :
Ukraine
3rd :
Greece

Greece won the semi final 1, Armenia finished in 2nd place, Russia finished in 3rd place.
Ukraine won the semi finals 2, Portugal finished in 2nd place, Denmark in 3rd place.
 

Please click here for full 2008 details! (Pre Eurovision Night). This detail pages was this page until 24 May 2008
Results of the contest is found later on this page. Don't click away.

For UK Selection Details, please click here.


Full jury results available from this site.

(*) Indicate the number of times that a country was awarded 12 points.

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Finalist Order.

Position Country Score Song Artist Draw Order Semi or Final directly
01 Russia (7) 272 Believe Dima Bilan 24 Semi Final 1
02 Ukraine (1) 230 Shady Lady Ani Lorak 18 Semi Final 2
03 Greece (6) 218 Secret Combination Kalomira 21 Semi Final 1
04 Armenia (8) 199 Qele, Qele Sirusho 05 Semi Final 1
05 Norway (2) 182 Hold On Be Strong Maria Haukaas Storeng 25 Semi Final 1
06 Serbia (4) 160 Oro Jelena Tomašević feat. Bora Dugic 23 Final
07 Turkey (1) 138 Deli Mor ve Ötesi 12 Semi Final 2
08 Azerbaijan (2) 132 Day After Day Elnur Guseynov 20 Semi Final 1
09 Israel 124 The Fire In Your Eyes Boaz Mauda 07 Semi Final 1
10 Bosnia & Herzegovina (2) 110 Elvir Lakovic Laka Pokusaj 06 Semi Final 1
11= Georgia 83 Peace Will Come Diana Ghurtskaia 17 Semi Final 2
11= Latvia (1) 83 Wolves Of The Sea Pirates Of The Sea 14 Semi Final 2
13 Portugal 69 Senhora Do Mar (Negras Águas) Vânia Fernandes 13 Semi Final 2
14 Iceland (1) 64 This Is My Life Euroband 11 Semi Final 2
15 Denmark (2) 60 All Night Long Simon Mathew 16 Semi Final 2
16= Spain (1) 55 Baila El Chiki Chiki Rodolfo Chikilicuatre 22 Final
16= Albania (1) 55 Zemrën E Lamë Peng Olta Boka 03 Semi Final 2
18= France 47 Divine Sébastien Tellier 19 Final
18= Sweden (1) 47 Hero Charlotte Perrelli 15 Semi Final 2 (Jury Choice)
20 Romania (2) 45 Pe-o Margine De Lume Nico & Vlad Mirita 01 Semi Final 1
21 Croatia 44 Romanca Kraljevi Ulice & 75 Cents 09 Semi Final 2
22 Finland 35 Missä Miehet Ratsastaa Teräsbetoni 08 Semi Final 1
23= Poland 14 For Life Isis Gee 10 Semi Final 1
23= Germany (1) 14 No Angels Disappear 04 Final
23= United Kingdom 14 Even If Andy Abraham 02 Final

Semi Final 1 Order

Position Country Score Song Artist Draw Order Semi or Final directly
01 Greece (4) 156 Secret Combination Kalomira 19 Qualified from Semi Final 1
02 Armenia (5) 139 Qele, Qele Sirusho 14 Qualified from Semi Final 1
03 Russia (2) 135 Believe Dima Bilan 18 Qualified from Semi Final 1
04 Norway (1) 106 Hold On Be Strong Maria Haukaas Storeng 09 Qualified from Semi Final 1
05 Israel 104 The Fire In Your Eyes Boaz Mauda 02 Qualified from Semi Final 1
06 Azerbaijan 96 Day After Day Elnur Guseynov 07 Qualified from Semi Final 1
07 Romania (1) 94 Pe-o Margine De Lume Nico & Vlad Mirita 17 Qualified from Semi Final 1
08 Finland (2) 79 Missä Miehet Ratsastaa  Teräsbetoni 16 Qualified from Semi Final 1
09 Bosnia & Herzegovina (3) 72 Elvir Lakovic Laka Pokusaj 13 Qualified from Semi Final 1
10 Poland (1) 42 For Life Isis Gee 10 Qualified from Semi Final 1
11= Slovenia 36 Vrag Naj Vzame Rebeka Dremelj 08 Semi Final 1
11= Moldova 36 A Century Of Love Geta Burlacu 04 Semi Final 1
13 Netherlands 27 Your Heart Belongs To Me Hind 15 Semi Final 1
14 Montenegro (1) 23 Zauvijek Volim Te Stefan Filipović 01 Semi Final 1
15= Ireland 22 Irlande Douze Pointe Dustin the Turkey 11 Semi Final 1
15= Andorra (1) 22 Casanova Gisela 12 Semi Final 1
17 Belgium 16 O Julissi Ishtar 06 Semi Final 1
18 Estonia 8 Leto Svet Kreisiraadio 03 Semi Final 1
19 San Marino 5 Complice Miodio 05 Semi Final 1

Semi Final 2 Order

Sweden Qualified as the Back Up Jury choice hence reason why Sweden went through and not FYR Macedonia even though it has more points.

Position Country Score Song Artist Draw Order Semi or Final directly
01 Ukraine (6) 152 Shady Lady Ani Lorak 04 Qualified from Semi Final 2
02 Portugal (2) 120 Senhora Do Mar (Negras Águas) Vânia Fernandes 19 Qualified from Semi Final 2
03= Denmark (3) 112 All Night Long Simon Mathew 13 Qualified from Semi Final 2
03= Croatia 112 Romanca Kraljevi Ulice & 75 Cents 11 Qualified from Semi Final 2
05 Georgia (2) 107 Peace Will Come Diana Ghurtskaia 14 Qualified from Semi Final 2
06 Latvia (1) 86 Wolves Of The Sea Pirates Of The Sea 10 Qualified from Semi Final 2
07 Turkey (1) 85 Deli Mor ve Ötesi 03 Qualified from Semi Final 2
08 Iceland 68 This Is My Life Euroband 01 Qualified from Semi Final 2
09 Albania (1) 67 Zemrën E Lamë Peng Olta Boka 06 Qualified from Semi Final 2
10 FYR Macedonia (1) 64 Vo Ime Na Ljubovta Tamara, Vrčak & Adrian 18 Semi Final 2
11 Bulgaria 56 DJ, Take Me Away Deep Zone & Balthazar 12 Semi Final 2
12 Sweden (1) 54 Hero Charlotte Perrelli 02 Qualified from Semi Final 2
13 Switzerland (1) 47 Era Stupendo Paolo Meneguzzi 07 Semi Final 2
14 Malta 38 Vodka Morena 16 Semi Final 2
15 Cyprus (1) 36 Femme Fatale Evdokia Kadi 17 Semi Final 2
16 Lithuania (1) 30 Nomads In The Night Jerominas Milius 05 Semi Final 2
17 Belarus 27 Hasta La Vista Ruslan Alenho 09 Semi Final 2
18 Czech Republic 9 Have Some Fun Tereza Kerndlová 08 Semi Final 2
19 Hungary 6 Szívverés Csézy 15 Semi Final 2

The winner was Russia. The Semi Final 1 winner was Greece. The Semi Final 2 winner was Ukraine

 

For Background Details to the 2008 Eurovision Song Contest, please click here.

For UK Selection Details, please click here.

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


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