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EUROVISION 2024: SWITZERLAND WINS WITH NEMO AND THE CODE


All is good that ends good. Israel didn't manage to win the televote being second to Croatia with 323 vs 337. Ukraine was third with 307 and France 4th with 227 and Switzerland 5th with one point behind. But Switzerland totally dominated the jury vote scoring 21 times 12 points and 365 total. France was second with 218 and Croatia 3rd with 210. Only nine countries manages to score 12 from the jury. Besides the 21 by Switzerland France 4 times, Portugal 3 times, Ukraine and Croatia twice and Luxemburg (from Israel), Ireland, Sweden and Cyprus (from Greece) once. 


And here is the jury result:

Here are the televotes:
Croatia  337
Israel  323
Ukraine  307
France  227
Switzerland  226
Ireland  136
Italy  104
Greece  85
Armenia  82
Lithuania  58
Sweden  49
Cyprus  44
Estonia  33
Serbia  32
Finland  31
Latvia  28
Luxemburg  20
Georgia  19
Germany  18
Portugal  13
Slovenia  12
Spain  11
Austria  5
Norway  4
UK  0

Finland votes like this: 12 Israel, 10 Croatia, 8 Switzerland, 7 Estonia, 6 Ukraine, 5 Ireland, 4France, 3Spain, 2 Austria and 1 Norway.

Croatia's baby Lasagna really was this year's Käärijä winning televote but losing to jury winner. Not with such a wide difference but still. And UK - how on earth did it score a zero?! Italy lost the battle with completely wrong staging and camerawork I say. It was such a waste compared to Sanremo. They completely lost what was the main thing: Angelina herself. And it shows. She didn't connect with the audience in Malmö thanks to cameras like she did in Sanremo. 
I'm very happy for Ukraine, France and Ireland. And Finland's 19th place is respectful after all. 
It seems Nemo broke his trophy right after finishing his winning performance as a loud crash was heard from stage.....
And I always said Slimane was France's answer to Italy's Marco Mengoni last year and indeed he finished also in 4th place. And for me those two are the best songs of the year. Can't help it.

And in all it was very mixed voting. Switzerland won jury but was only 5th with tele, Croatia won tele but only 3rd with jury. Ukraine was jury's 5th and tele's 3rd. France was jury's 2nd and tele's 4th. Israel was tele's 2nd but only 12th with jury. Ireland's witch scored a perfect 666, sixth in every list. Italy was jury's 4th and tele's 7th. Armenia was 9th with both but 8th overall. Sweden was 8th with jury and 11th with tele and finally completing the top-10 was Portugal placing 7th with jury and only 20th with tele. 

Below are the semi-final reults:







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