“Mother of Eurovision”, Lys Assia, announced the start of voting… She said Bulgaria instead of Belgrade but she is 82 so, we can’t criticize her!
She won the first Eurovision in 1956 for Switzerland with song Refrain
It’s quite interesting that Bane choose Ani Lorak, of all contestants, to give her an apple!
They brought the envelops in a basket with apples and started announcing:
And first good news – Turkey but… then a long long break! Many contestants that probably deserved to qualify still hadn’t been listed…
They ask the audience who they think is in the last envelope… And the audience very clearly agrees with me – Portugal! Portugal!