Who are the favourites?

by Cole Lewis 65 views

Tonight will see the Final of the 2011 Eurovision Song Contest, broadcast across the world to millions of viewers live from Germany. Twenty five countries are still in the running to take the trophy home and go down in history as the winners of the 56th Eurovision Song Contest

Last year the bookies had German singer Lena at the top of their list, and in 2009 they had Belarussian born Alexander Rybak tipped for the top. In 2011 they have French operatic singer, Amaury Vassili as favourite to win the 56th Eurovision Song Contest.
The latest odds, just hours before the contest begins:
13/8 France
3/1 Ireland
7/1 Azerbaijan
10/1 United Kingdom
20/1 Austria
20/1 Denmark
20/1 Estonia
20/1 Germany
22/1 Finland
22/1 Hungary
25/1 Bosnia Herzegovina
25/1 Sweden
40/1 Iceland
50/1 Georgia
50/1 Slovenia
66/1 Russia
66/1 Switzerland
80/1 Ukraine
100/1 Serbia
125/1 Greece
125/1 Romania
125/1 Italy
150/1 Moldova
200/1 Lithuania
200/1 Spain
Will the bookmakers be correct again? Or will we see a surprise winner for the 2011 extravaganza?
Stay with esctoday.com and see if our BigPoll with over 31,000 predictions submitted, will agree with the bookmakers?

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