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We came, we saw, we conquered: AZERBAIJAN WINS EUROVISION-2011 - PHOTOS

15 May 2011 [08:30] - TODAY.AZ
As a result of sms-voting and the decision of jury winner is Azerbaijani duet Eldar Gasimov and Nigar Jamal (Ell / Nikki) with the song "Running Scared" take first place (221 points). Second place was won Italy / Raphael Gualazzi - "Madness Of Love" (189 points), while the third - Sweden / Eric Saade - "Popular" (185 points).

The highest score - 12 points took Azerbaijan from Russia, Turkey and Malta.
10 points Azerbaijan took from Ukraine, Greece, Croatia, San Marino, Romania and Moldova.

Bright colorful show opened the final of Eurovision Song Contest 2011 at the stadium Esprit Arena in Duesseldorf.

By tradition, he final winner of last year's competition Lena Meyer-Landrut started. She came along with his producer, Stefan Raab, who this year became one of the leading competition.

Then a girl appeared on the stage with flags of all 43 countries - participants of "Eurovision-2011", recalling that the contestants who have not passed the final, have not been forgotten and respected here.

Anchorman Anke Engelke and Judith Reykers one after the other finalists were invited on stage - representatives of 25 countries from Finland, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Denmark, Lithuania, Hungary, Ireland, Sweden, Estonia, Greece, Russia, France, Italy, Switzerland, Great Britain, Moldova, Germany, Romania, Austria, Azerbaijan, Slovenia, Iceland, Spain, Ukraine, Serbia and Georgia.

About thirty-five thousand in the hall and millions of TV screens with great anticipation and excitement of waiting for who will be 56-meters winner of the prestigious musical competition, and will take away from a challenge prize - a crystal microphone. The motto of the contest: "Feel Your Heart Beat!" ("Feel my heart beating!"), As well as possible, incidentally, came to this moment in many European countries.


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Photos: European Broadcast Union
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