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Netherlands won Eurovision Song Contest and Norway placed number five

Duncan LaurenceDuncan Laurence of the Netherlands performs the song "Arcade" during the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest grand final in Tel Aviv, Israel, Saturday, May 18, 2019. (AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner)


The Netherlands and Duncan Laurence won the Eurovision Song Contest 2019 with the song “Arcade”. Norway came in at number five and received the most votes.

This is Netherlands’ fifth victory, but the first since 1975.

‘’This is for having big dreams. This is for music first, always’’ the winner said before re-singing the song.

Norway and Keiino came in in front of Sweden and received a total of 291 points from the people’s jury, the most of all the countries. In total, Norway received 338 points, six points more than our Swedish neighbours.

Italy took second place, Russia was number three, and Switzerland ended fourth. After Norway and Sweden came Azerbaijan in seventh place, North Macedonia were number eight. In ninth place was Australia, and Iceland were number ten.

The UK received the fewest points of all and ended as number 26 in the final in Tel Aviv with only 16 points.

© NTB Scanpix / #Norway Today

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