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The 00's showed a lot more skin than seen in previous decades such as the costume of Ruslana in 2004
Ukraine's Ruslana performed 'Wild Dances' in Istanbul 2004
Photo: CFC

Watch Now #EurovisionAgain: Istanbul 2004 🇹🇷

#EurovisionAgain is back for one last time this year with the 2004 Eurovision Song Contest, from Istanbul, Turkey. Fans can watch together via a live YouTube premiere from 21:00 CET on Saturday 20 November or view the show after it has broadcast on the official Eurovision YouTube Channel

📺 Watch: Eurovision Song Contest 2004, Istanbul, Turkey

  1. SPAIN 🇪🇸: Ramón – Para llenarme de ti

  2. AUSTRIA 🇦🇹: Tie Break – Du Bist

  3. NORWAY 🇳🇴: Knut Anders Sørum – High

  4. FRANCE 🇫🇷: Jonatan Cerrada – À chaque pas

  5. SERBIA AND MONTENEGRO ⭐️: Željko Joksimović and Ad-Hoc Orchestra – Lane moje

  6. MALTA 🇲🇹: Julie and Ludwig – On Again… Off Again

  7. NETHERLANDS 🇳🇱: Re-Union – Without You

  8. GERMANY 🇩🇪: Max – Can’t Wait Until Tonight

  9. ALBANIA 🇦🇱: Anjeza Shahini – The Image of You

  10. UKRAINE 🇺🇦: Rusland – Wild Dances

  11. CROATIA 🇭🇷: Ivan Mikulić – You Are the Only One

  12. BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA 🇧🇦: Deen – In The Disco

  13. BELGIUM 🇧🇪: Xandee – 1 Life

  14. RUSSIA 🇷🇺: Julia Savicheva – Believe Me

  15. NORTH MACEDONIA 🇲🇰: Toše Proeski – Life

  16. GREECE 🇬🇷: Sakis Rouvas – Shake It

  17. ICELAND 🇮🇸: Jónsi – Heaven

  18. IRELAND 🇮🇪: Chris Doran – If My World Stopped Turning

  19. POLAND 🇵🇱: Blue Café – Love Song

  20. UNITED KINGDOM 🇬🇧: James Fox – Hold Onto Our Love

  21. CYPRUS 🇨🇾: Lisa Andreas – Stronger Every Minute

  22. TURKEY 🇹🇷: Athena – For Real

  23. ROMANIA 🇷🇴: Sanda – I Admit

  24. SWEDEN 🇸🇪: Lena Philipsson – It Hurts

Eurovision Song Contest 2004 results in full.

Ruslana’s energetic performance impressed the audience in 2004EBU

Turkish delight on a moonlit night…

Istanbul was the destination chosen by Turkey to celebrate their first Eurovision win.

Greece sent one of their biggest pop stars, Sakis Rouvas, who started the 2004 season as one of the favourites to win the Contest before placing a respectable third.

📺 Watch: Sakis Rouvas – Shake It (2004)

Serbia and Montenegro (at the time, one nation) sent prolific musician Željko Joksimović, known throughout the Balkans for his compositions. He secured the runner-up position as well as the Marcel Bezencon Press Award (for best composer).

📺 Watch: Ruslana – Wild Dances (2004)

But it was to be the year of Ruslana, delivering a first win for Ukraine. The Wild Dances star had spent the weeks leading up to the Contest on an extensive press tour, which translated to 8 sets of ‘douze points’ on the night.

Istanbul 2004 will remain on the official Eurovision Song Contest YouTube channel to watch whenever you like.

Make sure to use the hashtag #EurovisionAgain and join the conversation via our official Twitter, Instagram, TikTok and Facebook accounts.

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