Baku 2012

42 nations competed in Azerbaijan’s Crystal Hall to win the 2012 Eurovision Song Contest in Baku. Since I was doing write-ups for each entry, I thought it was a good idea to get organised and have a little navigation hub. So here it is. You can click the little flag hearts to see the blog post for that entry.

My top 10, #20 – #11, #30 – #21, #42 – #31

National Selections


Melodifestivalen 2012: Heat 1 reviews (Växjö)
Melodifestivalen 2012: Heat 2 review (Göteborg)
Melodifestivalen 2012: Heat 3 review (Leksand)
Melodifestivalen 2012: Heat 4 review (Malmö)
Melodifestivalen 2012: Final preview (Stockholm Globen)


Best of Norsk Melodi Grand Prix


Dansk Melodi Grand Prix

Semi-Final One – 22 May 2012

Semi-final 1 Preview
Semi-final 1 Results & Reaction

Semi-Final Two – 24 May 2012

Semi-final 2 Preview
Semi-final 2 Results & Reaction

Grand Final – 26 May 2012

Semi final scores revealed
Grand Final set-list & preview

26 nations made it to the final, ten from each semi-final, the host nation Azerbaijan, and the “Big Five” nations who automatically qualify by virtue of being the biggest contributors to the European Broadcasting Union.

Congratulations Sweden!
Final result & euphoric reaction
Jury + Televote split revealed & examined
Eurovision: Where next for the United Kingdom?

2 responses to “Baku 2012

  1. great blog I am a huge eurovision fan from Holland

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