Watch Now #EurovisionAgain: Baku 2012 🇦🇿16 October 2021 at 20:49 CEST
- UNITED KINGDOM 🇬🇧: Engelbert Humperdink – Love Will Set You Free
- HUNGARY 🇭🇺: Compact Disco – Sound of Our Hearts
- ALBANIA 🇦🇱:Rona Nishliu – Suus (His Own)
- LITHUANIA 🇱🇹:Donny Montell – Love Is Blind
- BOSNIA-HERZEGOVINA 🇧🇦: Maya Sar – Korake ti znam (I Know Your Steps)
- RUSSIA 🇷🇺: Buranovskiye Babushki – Party For Everybody
- ICELAND 🇮🇸: Gréta Salóme & Jónsi – Never Forget
- CYPRUS 🇨🇾: Ivi Adamou – La La Love
- FRANCE 🇫🇷: Anggun – Echo (You and I)
- ITALY 🇮🇹: Nina Zilli – L’amore è femmina (Out of Love)
- ESTONIA 🇪🇪: Ott Lepland – Kuula (Listen)
- NORWAY 🇳🇴: Tooji – Stay
- AZERBAIJAN 🇦🇿: Sabina Bayeva – When the Music Dies
- ROMANIA 🇷🇴: Mandinga – Zaleilah
- DENMARK 🇩🇰: Soluna Samay – Should’ve Known Better
- GREECE 🇬🇷: Eleftheria Eleftheriou – Aphrodisiac
- SWEDEN 🇸🇪: Loreen – Euphoria
- TURKEY 🇹🇷: Can Bonomo – Love Me Back
- SPAIN 🇪🇸: Pastora Soler – Quédate conmigo (Stay With Me)
- GERMANY 🇩🇪: Roman Lob – Standing Still
- MALTA 🇲🇹: Kurt Calleja – This is the Night
- NORTH MACEDONIA 🇲🇰: Kaliopi – Crno i belo (Црно и бело) (Black and White)
- IRELAND 🇮🇪: Jedward – Waterline
- SERBIA 🇷🇸: Zeljko Joksimovic – Nije ljubav stvar (Није љубав ствар) (Love is not an Object)
- UKRAINE 🇺🇦: Gaitana – Be My Guest
- MOLDOVA 🇲🇩: Pasha Parfeny- Lăutar
An everlasting piece of art…
Baku was the destination for the easternmost Eurovision Song Contest to date.
Known to globetrotters as the ‘Land of Fire’, the pyro theme ran throughout the event: from the theme art and slogan, to the use of four enormous Catherine wheels during Engelbert Humperdinck’s opening song.
At the age of 76, the British crooner was one of the oldest solo performers to ever grace the Contest’s stage, but even more impressive was the participation of Russia’s Buranovskiye Babushki and their combined age of 484 years!
Their song Party For Everybody chalked up an impressive 259 points, earning them the runner-up spot – but it wasn’t enough to beat the powerhouse combination of a wind-machine, Thomas G:son and a relatively unknown pop star from Västerås, Sweden.
For many fans, Euphoria was a clear favourite to win the 2012 Eurovision Song Contest from the moment Loreen performed it in the first round of Melodifestivalen back in February.
Arguably one of the most popular victorious Eurovision songs of all time, Euphoria set the bar for dance music at the Contest: fusing together a high quality performance with superb vocals and an infectious beat.
Baku 2012 will remain on the official Eurovision YouTube channel in HD forever till the end of time.