Welcome to the return of Eurovision Ireland’s first ever A-Z of the Eurovision Song Contest, which we started last summer. Over the course of this weekend, we will be bringing you the conclusion of our alphabetical memories from everyone’s favourite Song Contest. Today, we look at Z.
Zagreb hosted the 35th edition of the Eurovision Song Contest in 1990, after Yugoslavia took victory in Lausanne a year before.
Toto Cutugno took Italy’s second victory with his song “Insieme: 1992”, with 149 points – 17 points ahead of both France and Ireland.
Zitti e buoni
Måneskin secured Italy’s third victory, at the 2021 Eurovision Song Contest, in Rotterdam.
Måneskin took victory with their song “Zitti e buoni”, with 524 points – 25 points ahead of France.
Zoë Straub represented Austria, in 2016, with “Loin d’ici”.
Austria qualified for the Grand Final in Stockholm. “Loin d’ici” was awarded 13th place and 151 points.
Zlata Ognevich represented Ukraine, in 2013, with “Gravity”.
Ukraine qualified for the Grand Final in Malmo. “Gravity” was awarded 3rd place and 214 points.
Mandinga represented Romania, in 2012, with “Zaleilah”.
Romania qualified the Grand Final in Baku. “Zaleilah” was awarded 12th place and 71 points.
Author: Richard Taylor
Source: Eurovision Ireland