Best of Eurovision

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Grand Prix Hitliste
Translation Best of Eurovision
Date 20 May 2006
Production European Broadcasting Union
Presenters
Host Broadcaster NDR
Venue NDR Studios, Hamburg, Germany
Winning Song Wild Dances (Ruslana)
Voting system Internet poll and jury
Number of Songs All the winning songs and all the German entries

The Best of Eurovision was a unique event, held in Hamburg, Germany, on May 20, 2006. Its aim was to determine the best song from the Eurovision Song Contest, by means of an opinion poll.

On the television programme Grand Prix Hitliste, "Wild Dances" by Ruslana was presented as the winner, ahead of famous songs, such as "Waterloo" and Germany's "Ein bisschen Frieden", which finished sixth and twelfth, respectively. The programme was viewed by a television audience of approximately six million people in Germany.[1]

Top 19 results[edit]

Artist Song Contest Best-of Place Votes Own-year Place Country
Ruslana Wild Dances 2004 1 71209 1  Ukraine
Sertab Erener Every Way That I Can 2003 2 63958 1  Turkey
Vicky Leandros Après Toi 1972 3 57514 1  Luxembourg
Helena Paparizou My Number One 2005 4 51960 1  Greece
Max Can't Wait Until Tonight 2004 5 24084 8  Germany
ABBA Waterloo 1974 6 21659 1  Sweden
Gracia Run & Hide 2005 7 19157 24  Germany
Bucks Fizz Making Your Mind Up 1981 8 15011 1  United Kingdom
Lena Valaitis Johnny Blue 1981 9 13506 2  Germany
Münchner Freiheit Viel Zu Weit 1993 10 10225 18  Germany
Mary Roos Nur Die Liebe Läßt Uns Leben 1972 11 8423 3  Germany
Nicole Ein bißchen Frieden 1982 12 8092 1  Germany
Wind Für Alle 1985 13 7821 2  Germany
Bobbysocks La Det Swinge 1985 14 7420 1  Norway
Dschinghis Khan Dschinghis Khan 1979 15 7321 4  Germany
Marie Myriam L'oiseau et l'enfant 1977 16 6287 1  France
Anne-Marie David Tu Te Reconnaîtras 1973 17 6278 1  Luxembourg
Sandra Kim J'aime La Vie 1986 18 6227 1  Belgium
Jacqueline Boyer Tom Pillibi 1960 19 6208 1  France

References[edit]

  1. ^ Busa, Alexandru (2007-05-24). "Ruslana - The best of Eurovision". ESCToday. Retrieved 2009-02-03.