Kyiv Blog Day 14: Congratulations PORTUGAL!

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WE HAVE A FIRST-TIME WINNER!

Words by Hass Yusuf, Images by David Ransted.

 

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Well done to Salvador Sobral and his composer sister, Luisa, for finally winning Eurovision for Portugal with Amor Pelos Dois! The 53-year wait is finally over! And they did it by singing in Portuguese! Brilliant!

And well done to Lucie Jones for achieving our highest placing in years – 15th! She sang her heart out and made us proud! Let’s wish Lucie all the best in her future career – and please come back to Eurovision!

Here are the final results:

  1. Portugal                758
  2. Bulgaria                615
  3. Moldova                374
  4. Belgium                363
  5. Sweden                344
  6. Italy                      334
  7. Romania              282
  8. Hungary               200
  9. Australia              173
  10. Norway                158
  11. Netherlands         150
  12. France                 135
  13. Croatia                 128
  14. Azerbaijan            120
  15. United Kingdom    111
  16. Austria                   93
  17. Belarus                  83
  18. Armenia                 79
  19. Greece                   77
  20. Denmark                77
  21. Cyprus                   68
  22. Poland                   64
  23. Israel                     39
  24. Ukraine                 36
  25. Germany                6
  26. Spain                     5

And that’s it from us. This is Hass Yusuf (on behalf of the OGAE UK organising committee) and David Ransted signing off. And also many thanks to Robin Scott.

See you all next year in Portugal!

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