Rotterdam’s EUROSONG ranked 65 consecutively. The competition began in 1956 and its history began in Switzerland. At that time, only seven countries participated in the Eurovision Song Contest.
Eurovision is the longest running music competition in history, with 50 countries/regions participating in the past 65 years. Some interesting facts about the Eurovision Song Contest can be found on the official website of the competition. For example, so far, the Eurovision Song Contest has submitted more than 1,500 songs, and it takes three days to listen to them. .
Ireland became the most successful country in the competition with 7 wins. Sweden has won 6 competitions and Luxembourg, France, the Netherlands and England have won 5 competitions.
Poland’s 1994 debut was the most impressive, when Edyta Gorniak and To Nie Ja tied for second place, followed by Serbia’s debut in 2007. Although Serbia and Montenegro have participated in the Congress twice, this is the first time that Serbia has participated as an independent country.
Norway is the most failed country in the history of the game. She can be found 11 times at the bottom of the traffic lights. The Norwegians were ranked in the finals in 1963, 1969, 1974, 1976, 1978, 1981, 1990, 1997, 2001, 2004 and 2012. However, they also won three championships in 1985, 1995 and 2009.