|Forum Song Contest #02|
|Host||London, United Kingdom|
|Date||April 1, 2009|
|Debuting countries|| Bulgaria |
|Withdrawing countries|| Albania |
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20 countries participated, two more than in the premiere edition. Bulgaria, Finland, Malta, the Netherlands, Poland and Serbia were present for the first time, on the other hand Albania, Argentina, Canada and Sweden withdrew.
The Host City Edit
London is the capital of the United Kingdom and its history goes back to its founding by the Romans. Since its beginnings, London has been part of many movements and phenomena throughout history.English Renaissance, the Industrial Revolution, and the Gothic Revival in architecture. London is one of the world's most important business, financial, and cultural centres and its influence in politics, education, entertainment, media, fashion and the arts contributes to its status as a major global city. London currently has a wide range of peoples, cultures, and religions, and over 300 languages are spoken within the city.
The Hosts EditRobbie Williams is a Grammy Award-nominated and multi BRIT Award-winning British singer-songwriter. His career started as a dancer and singer of the pop band Take That in 1990, which he left in 1995 to launch his solo career. Robbie Williams as a solo artist has sold more albums in the United Kingdom than any other British solo artist in history and has won more BRIT Awards than any other artist to date. His album sales stands at over 55 million worldwide. Eva Ulrika Jonsson is a Swedish-born British television presenter and occasional actress. After Jonsson began her TV career on TV-am in 1989 where she worked as a weather forecaster. In 1998 she was the host for Eurovision Song Contest 1998. In 2002, Jonsson presented TV makeover show Home On Their Own, a show where children made alterations to their house (how they wanted the house to be) during the course of a weekend, while their parents went on holiday. On 20 January 2007 she joined 10 other celebrities to take part in the ITV reality TV show Dancing On Ice, where she was partnered with Pavel Aubrecht. From 2 January to 23 January 2009, she took part in the Channel 4's Celebrity Big Brother which she won.
The Show Edit
|03||Ireland||U2||Get on Your Boots||19.||25|
|05||The Netherlands||Ilse de Lange||So Incredible||06.||74|
|06||Malta||DJ Ruby||Living in the Dark||13.||48|
|07||Serbia||Grand Kvartet||Rode ce se opet vratiti||14.||45|
|08||Finland||Anna Abreu||Something about You||03.||86|
|09||Germany||Monrose||Hit 'n Run||08.||66|
|10||Norway||Maria Mena||All This Time||04.||85|
|11||Macedonia||Area||Frekfencija na ljubovta||05.||75|
|13||Bosnia and Herzegovina||Erato feat. Jacques||Putujemo snovima||09.||65|
|15||Greece||Nancy Alexiadi||Den se hriazoume||11.||58|
|16||Spain||Nena Daconte||Tenía Tanto Que Darte||16.||36|
|17||Poland||Marcin Rozynek||Ubieranie do snu||20.||21|
|18||Russia||Via Gra||My Emancipation||12.||56|
|20||United Kingdom||Take That||Up All Night||18.||29|
The Results Edit
Unfortunately the detailed voting grid could not be retrieved.
The Winner EditLasgo - Gone:
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