Grand Final: 1995

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Duration: 2 hours, 50 minutes

Coverage of the fortieth annual Eurovision Song Contest broadcast from Point Theatre in Dublin, Ireland.Ireland's three win streak ended and Norwegian group Secret Garden were the winners with instrumental number "Nocturne", although coincidentally their violinist actually hailed from Ireland.There was some uncertainty over whether Ireland would be able to afford the contest for a third year running and there were talks about holding a joint production with the BBC but in the end the Irish went it alone, on the proviso that they wouldn't be hosts for a fourth time in the event of yet another win this year.The evident financial burden of the event sparked debate over whether the Irish broadcaster had deliberately chosen a weaker entry for this year and although it was never verified it did provide fodder for a popular episode of Father Ted.Despite winning a year's reprieve Ireland would go on to host the event again in 1997. As of 2010, such a streak of wins has never been repeated before or since in Eurovision history.

Credits

Commentator
Terry Wogan
Participant
Justyna
Participant
Eddie Friel
Participant
Stone and Stone
Participant
Davor Popovic
Participant
Secret Garden
Participant
Philipp Kirkorov
Participant
Bo Halldorsson
Participant
Stella Jones
Participant
Anabel Conde
Participant
Arzu Ece
Participant
Magazin and Lidija
Participant
Nathalie Santamaria
Participant
Czaba Szigeti
Participant
Frederic Etherlinck
Participant
Love City Groove
Participant
To Cruz
Participant
Alexandros Panayi
Participant
Jan Johansen
Participant
Aud Wilken
Participant
Darja Svajger
Participant
Liora
Participant
Mike Spiteri
Participant
Elina Constantopoulou

Broadcasts

The Grand Final

Molly (United Kingdom): 'Children of the Universe'

Watch highlights from the Grand Final in Copenhagen

All the acts from Semi-Final Two

Conchita Wurst (Austria): ‘Rise Like A Phoenix’

Videos of all of the songs from the second semi-final

All the acts from Semi-Final One

All the acts from Semi-Final One

Watch clips of all of the performances from the first semi-final

Children Of The Universe (Official Video)

Children Of The Universe (Official Video)

Watch Molly's official entry for the UK at the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest

The top 10 ESC Controversies

Conchita Union Jack

What was Eurovision's most controversial moment?

Are these the top 10 Eurovision songs of all time?

Are these the 10 Eurovision songs of all time?

Dr Eurovision investigates

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