OGAE Serbia: 12 points to Sweden

by Benny Royston 66 views

The official fan club of 2008 Eurovision Song Contest host country, Serbia, has declared it's votes for the OGAE Scoreboard. They have awarded Sweden their third top marks from the opening five juries in a run away win according to local memnbers. Armenia took second place, ahead of a close battle for third place involving four countries.

OGAE Serbia members could not vote for their own country. After the top two, there was a close battle for third place, won by Portugal with 127 votes. One behind was Greece, and a further three points back, Bosnia and Herzegovina with six points, ahead of Ukraine on a countback system. Norway were seventh, ahead of Israel who took eight place, scoring points for a second time in a row. Switzerland were in a disappointing nineth place, slipping from the top of the leaderboard. Albania took the last point with tenth place, nudging Cyprus from the top ten by a single point.

The OGAE Serbia Votes

  • 12Sweden 220 votes
  • 10 Armenia 144 votes
  • 8 Portugal 127 votes
  • 7 Greece 126 votes
  • 6 Bosnia and Herzegovina 123 votes
  • 5 Ukraine 123 votes
  • 4 Norway 114 votes
  • 3 Israel 108 votes
  • 2 Switzerland 103 votes
  • 1 Albania 92 votes

Just missing out

  • Cyprus 91 votes
  • Russia 80 votes
  • Bulgaria 79 votes
  • Turkey 78 votes
  • Poland 74 votes

The results give Sweden a 10 point lead in the overall scoreboard, with Armenia closing to within touching distance of second placed Switzerland. Portugal move up to fourth ahead of Serbia, who could not vote form themselves. After five jury votes, more than half of the 2008 entrants have scored their first points.

  • You can see the breakdown of votes on the OGAE scorecard here
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So, after five rounds of votes, here is the early OGAE Scoreboard:

Andorra 11
Israel 4
Albania 1
Latvia 0
Armenia 33
Lithuania 0
Azerbaijan 0
Malta 0
Belarus 0
Moldova 0
Belgium 2
Montenegro 0
Bosnia & Herzegovina 6
Netherlands 0
Bulgaria 0
Norway 14
Croatia 3
Poland 0
Cyprus 0
Portugal 21
Czech Republic 0
Romania 15
Denmark 4
Russia 7
Estonia 0
San Marino 6
Finland 0
Serbia 20
France 1
Slovenia 1
FYR Macedonia 0
Spain 0
Georgia 0
Sweden 51
Germany 3
Switzerland 41
Greece 14
Turkey 0
Hungary 6
Ukraine 12
Iceland 14
United Kingdom 0
Ireland 0
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Update, due to a technical hitch, the score for San Marino had not appeared on the scoreboard. After calls to our Technical Meester Neuff, all votes have been rechecked and verified, and the scoreboard now accurately reflects the votes of San Marino and all countries…. and now… on with the voting.

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