Tag: Eurovision 2015

Lithuania

Lithuania is the next one on our list of countries! Lituania has been in Eurovision since 1994, but has only  made top 10 once and that was in 2006 where they got 6th place. In fact, last year they barely didn’t get into the finals. This year they are sending Monika Linkytė and Vaidas Baumila …

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F.Y.R. Macedonia

Up next is the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia! Macedonia unfortunately has not done very well since it joined in 1998. The best it ever did was 12th place in 2006.  In fact since 2008 Macedonia has only qualified once to the finals. This year they’re sending Daniel Kajmakoski to sing Autumn leaves in hopes of …

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Malta

Malta is our participant in the second semi-final! Although Malta has never won the competition they have come very close in 2002 and 2005 by getting second place. Although they don’t normally do very well in the final, they do usually at least get past the semi-finals which is good. This year they are sending Amber …

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Finland

Next up is Finland! Finland has a record of usually sending a unique group to Eurovision. In fact, that helped them win in 2006 with the heavy metal group Lordi. But that weirdness does have a cost having them get last place 9 times and getting nul points 3 times. Since its win in 2006, …

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Montenegro

Next up is Montenegro! Since joining in 2007 Montenegro has not had much luck. They were only last year able to get out of the semi-finals for the first time and placed 19th place. Each year they get better and better and they’re hoping this year they will continue their upward trend. With these hopes …

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Georgia

Next up is Georgia! Since their joining of Eurovision they unfortunately not done very well. They peaked at 9th place in 2010 and 2011 and haven’t done much better since then. In fact, their song last year received last place in their semi-final which was against my prediction of them barely making it in to …

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Norway

Norway is next in our tour of Europe for this year’s Eurovision. Norway has had mixed results and is probably one of the countries with the most volatile Eurovision history. They have won 3 times, but they have gotten last place 11 times (4 of which they got nul points) which is the most of any …

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Greece

Next in our first semi-finals is Greece! Greece has recently done very well in Eurovision, usually getting top 10 and winning in 2005. In fact, they are one of the most successful countries in Eurovision in the 2000’s after only Russia. Since semi-finals have been introduced, they have never failed to qualify. Additionally since 2004 they …

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Poland

Next up is Poland! As was the case of Hungary, Poland hasn’t had much luck since it’s 2nd place debut in 1994. In fact, Poland has done worse than Hungary and has only made top 10 one other time. Additionally, since the introduction of semi-finals, Poland has only been in the finals twice. This year …

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Hungary

Up next in our first semi-final is Hungary! Since it’s debut in 1994, Hungary has not done fairly well. It received 4th place in 1994, but since then it was not until they received 5th place that Hungary did decently. Last year Hungary sent the amazing András to sing the song Running which was about …

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