Did you know?
- There are around 200 million people who watch the ESC live?
- That the host country is automatically placed for the final?
- That 'The Big Five' (Spain, Italy, Germany, United Kingdom, France) countries are automatically placed for the final?
- That each participating country can distribute points twice via televoting and a professional jury?
- That these professional juries award the first 50% of the points and the viewers at home the other half?
- That a country can not give points to its own participant?
- That Russia returned to the stage after a year's absence in 2018?
- That Australia could finally participate in the 60th anniversary edition of the Eurovision Song Contest in 2015?
- That because of the enormous success and popularity in Australia they could also participate in the following years?
- That Israel, despite being outside Europe, is allowed to participate because the country is affiliated with the European Broadcasting Union?
- It is forbidden to play songs with political content?
- There are also very concrete plans to organize a song festival in Asia called Eurovision Asia?
- The final of the Eurovision Song Contest in 2018 could be followed live in the United States for the third time in a row?
- Will Ferrell was spotted in Lisbon and will star in the comedy "Eurovision" on Netflix?
- The authors of the winning song of 2018 received a warning from Universal Music because the song 'Toy' sounded like "Seven Nation Army" by The White Stripes?