Best of the Bunch: Estonia

Estonia made their Eurovision debut back in 1994, although they were all set to make their debut in 1993, Estonia was made to take part in a qualification round of which they did not qualify through. In 1994, the first time taking part of the Eurovision final wasn’t all that successful, ending up in 24th…

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Best of the Bunch: France

France have participated at Eurovision an incredible 59 times, meaning they’ve only missed out on two contests, and those were in 1974 and 1982. France was also one of the seven nations who participated in the very first contest, and since then, they have won Eurovision a very respectable five times with the most recent…

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Best of the Bunch: Latvia

Latvia is one of Eurovision’s newer nations, as they made their debut in 2000. They have since participated in 17 contests, and reached 10 finals. Even in their short time in Eurovision (short in the context of the history of Eurovision), they have managed to win the contest in 2002 with Marie N and the song…

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Best of the Bunch: Cyprus

Cyprus have been a part of the Eurovision Song Contest since 1981, and since then have participated in all but three contests, first in 1988, then 2001 and in 2014. Out of the 33 appearances, Cyprus has been a part of 27 finals, with their best result being 5th place, which they’ve achieved 3 times…

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Best of the Bunch: Finland

Finland has had a long history at Eurovision, with no less than 50 appearances at the contest. Their debut was back in 1961, and since then, they have performed in the final 44 times in total. Their best result was in 2006, where they won the contest with rock band Lordi, however on the flip…

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Best of the Bunch: Poland

Poland made their debut at Eurovision in 1994, and has since made 19 appearances at the contest. Out of those 19, Poland has reached the final 13 times, with their best result being in 1994 – their debut year, where they came 2nd. Since 2006, where we start our Best of the Bunch journey today,…

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Best of the Bunch: Croatia

Croatia has been a part of Eurovision since 1993, and participated a total of 22 times. Out of those 22, Croatia has been in the finals a total of 17 times, making them a fairly successful Eurovision nation. You may say, ‘but most of those years didn’t feature semi-finals?’ and that’s true, most of their…

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Best of the Bunch: Sweden

Sweden has come out on top in recent years, with fairly consistent results in the top 10. Since 2006, which is where we begin our journey today, Sweden has only missed the final once, and achieved six top 5 results, including two 3rd places and 2 winning songs. With so many great songs, it’s hard…

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Best of the Bunch: Spain

Out of the 61 years of Eurovision, Spain has participated 56 times, and during those years, the nation has won the contest twice, and those two times were two years in a row, 1968 and 1969. In 1969, Spain was part of a four way tie for the win, therefore sharing first place with three…

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Best of the Bunch: Azerbaijan

Azerbaijan is one of the fairly newer nations in Eurovision, after debuting back in 2008. Since their debut, they have been consistently one of the most successful nations, having always qualified to the final, and scoring a win since they began their Eurovision journey. Usually in this series, we would look back to 2006 until…

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