The 39 spokespersons!

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Every year it's looking forward to the spokespersons who will be announcing the votes from their country. Several countries are offering the opportunity to see one of their former representatives back on the television screen. This year we will be seeing Gry Johansen-Meilstrup, Maarja-Liis Ilus, Jari Sillanpää, Marie Myriam, Karolina Goceva, Dana, Marie N and Cheryl Baker back on the European screen!

These are the 39 spokespersons who will be announcing the votes from their country in the final of the 2005 Eurovision Song Contest on Saturday 21st May:

Albania
Zhani Ciko – Director of the National Opera House

Andorra
Ruth Gumbau – ATV presenter

Austria
Dodo Roscic – ORF host, Austrian spokesperson since 1999

Belarus
Elena Ponomareva – TVR presenter

Belgium
Armelle – Journalist and La Une host

Bosnia & Herzegovina
Ana Mirjana Racanovic – Miss Bosnia & Herzegovina 2001

Bulgaria
Viara Ankova – Co-worker BNT

Croatia
Barbara Kolar – HRT host

Cyprus
Melani Steliou – CyBC host

Denmark
Gry Johansen-Meilstrup – Danish representative in 1983

Estonia
Maarja-Liis Ilus – Estonian representative in 1996 and 1997

Finland
Jari Sillanpää – Finnish representative in 2004

France
Marie Myriam – French representative in 1977

FYR Macedonia
Karolina Goceva – Macedonian representative in 2002

Germany
Thomas Hermanns – Comedian

Greece
Alexis Kostalas – ERT Board member, spokesperson in 1998, 2001, 2002, 2003 and 2004

Hungary
Zsuzsa Demcsák – Model and MTV host

Iceland
Ragnhildur Steinunn Jónsdóttir – RUV host, Miss Iceland 2003

Ireland
Dana – Irish representative in 1970

Israel
Dana Herman – Journalist

Latvia
Marie N – Latvian representative in 2002

Lithuania
Rolandas Vilkončius – LRT host

Malta
Valerie Vella – TVM and Malta Song for Europe 2002 host

Moldova
Elena Camerzan – TVM host

Monaco
Anne Allegrini – TMC host

The Netherlands
Nance – Nationaal Songfestival host

Norway
Ingvild Helljesen – NRK host

Poland
Maciej Orłoś – TVP host

Portugal
Isabel Angelino – RTP host

Romania
Berti Barbera – Singer and TVR host

Russia
Yana Churikova – Channel One host

Serbia & Montenegro
Nina Radulovic – RTCG journalist and presenter

Slovenia
Katarina Cas – TV SLO host

Spain
Ainhoa Arbizu – TVE and Spanish national final host

Sweden
Annika Jankell – SVT and radio host

Switzerland
Cécile Bähler – VIVA VJ

Turkey
Meltem Ersan Yazgan – TRT and Turkish national final host

Ukraine
Maria Orlova – NTU and Ukrainian national final host

United Kingdom
Cheryl Baker – Singer of Bucks Fizz, UK representative in 1981

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