OGAE Ireland Votes for Serbia!

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The Irish OGAE Eurovision Song Contest Preview party took place last Friday night in Dublin. Over 200
people packed into John Keatings bar on Mary Street to watch this years Eurovision Song Contest entries and vote for their favourite!

Presenters Yuri and Hans performed a Eurovision Deathmatch featuring all Irish Eurovision Song Contest winners. They were also joined onstage by Alternative Miss Ireland finalist's Fanny and Pearl who gave a rendition of Terminal 3.

The results of the Irish Preview Party were as follows

The top ten semi finalists in no particular order were:

  • Bulgaria
  • Moldova
  • Cyprus
  • Switzerland
  • Belarus
  • Georgia
  • Serbia
  • Denmark
  • Turkey
  • Slovenia

The final results were as follows

11. Cyprus
10. Russia
9. Greece
8. Belarus
7. United Kingdom
6. Slovenia
5. Ireland
4. Sweden
3. Denmark
2. Switzerland
1. Serbia

Last year, OGAE Ireland successfully predicted that Finland would win the Eurovision Song Contest 2007. If the Irish are anything to go by we may well be heading to Belgrade in 2008.

Close to 100 people voted at the event and everyone had a fantastic and enjoyable night.

The overall OGAE scoreboard now looks like this:

Serbia130
Switzerland126
Belarus98
Slovenia95
Cyprus90
Greece74
Bulgaria71
Ukraine69
Georgia43
Russia41
Denmark37
Germany36
France35
Bosnia & Herzegovina32
Iceland31
Sweden23
Romania21
Spain21
Turkey15
Latvia12
Armenia11
FYR Macedonia9
Moldova8
Israel7
Lithuania7
Netherlands6
UK5
Finland4
Hungary2
Poland1

The Irish OGAE jury gave their top two marks to the overall leading two countries. The also awarded the first points of the year to neighbours, the United Kingdom along with high marks for Sweden and Denmark.

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