Nul Points & Gina G: competition winners

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Thank you to everyone who entered both our Nul Points and Gina G competitions this week. The response was high, with more than 400 correct entries received in time, and winners were chosen at random. See below for the correct answers, and of course… the winners!!! Stay tuned to for more competitions coming soon.

Our 'nul points' competition gave readers the chance to win the new Tim Moore book, charting the careers of Eurovision 'nul pointers' courtesy of book publishers, Random House. We asked you:

1. Which was the most recent year when more than one country achieved the dreaded nul points,and which countries were they?Answer: 1997 (Norway and Portugal)
2.Which countries have managed to score two consecutive nul points in a row, and in which years did this happen? Answer: Netherlands (1962, 1963)and Germany (1964, 1965).

…and the winners are:
Juha Mustonen, Kouvola, Finland
Graham Soult, Gateshead, England

Our Gina G competition winners will received persoanlly signed and addressed copies of Gina's new single, Tonight's the night. The correct answers were:

1. How many points did Gina G collect at the 1996 Eurovision Song Contest? Answer: 77
2. Who won the 1996 Eurovision Song Contest? Answer: Ireland / Eimear Quinn
3. What was the title of Gina's first album? Answer: Fresh

… and the winners are:
Andi Musson, from Blackpool, England
Nick Venaglia, Toowoomba, Australia
Paul Jordan, Glasgow, Scotland