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Eurovision Song Contest 1997
Date(s) 3 May 1997
Venue Point Theatre,
Dublin, Ireland
Host(s) Carrie Crowley
Ronan Keating
Voting Method 100% Jury
Each country awarded
12, 10, 8-1 points to its top 10
Winner United Kingdom: Katrina and the Waves
“Love Shine a Light”

† 100% Televoting in Austria, Switzerland, Germany, Sweden and the United Kingdom.

Participants

# Country Artist Song Points Place
1 Cyprus Hara & Andreas Konstantinou Mana mou 98 5th
2 Turkey Şebnem Paker & Grup Etnic Dinle 121 3rd
3 Norway Tor Endresen San Francisco 0 =24th
4 Austria Bettina Soriat One Step 12 21st
5 Ireland Marc Roberts Mysterious Woman 157 2nd
6 Slovenia Tanja Ribič Zbudi se 60 10th
7 Switzerland Barbara Berta Dentro di me 5 =22nd
8 Netherlands Mrs. Einstein Niemand heeft nog tijd 5 =22nd
9 Italy Jalisse Fiumi di parole 114 4th
10 Spain Marcos Llunas Sin rencor 96 6th
11 Germany Bianca Shomburg Zeit 22 =18th
12 Poland Anna Maria Jopek Ale jestem 54 11th
13 Estonia Maarja Keelatud maa 82 8th
14 Bosnia and
Herzegovina
Alma Čardžić Goodbye 22 =18th
15 Portugal Célia Lawson Antes do adeus 0 =24th
16 Sweden Blond Bara hon älskar mig 36 14th
17 Greece Marianna Zorba Horepse 39 =12th
18 Malta Debbie Scerri Let Me Fly 66 9th
19 Hungary V.I.P. Miért kell, hogy elmenj? 39 =12th
20 Russia Alla Pugacheva Primadonna 33 15th
21 Denmark Kølig Kaj Stemmen i mit liv 25 16th
22 France Fanny Sentiments songes 95 7th
23 Croatia E.N.I. Probudi me 24 17th
24 United Kingdom Katrina and the Waves Love Shine a Light 227 1st
25 Iceland Paul Oscar Minn hinsti dans 18 20th

Scoreboard

Country CY TR NO AT IE SI CH NL IT ES DE PL EE BA PT SE GR MT HU RU DK FR HR GB IS Total
Cyprus 2 3 4 4 10 4 10 5 1 3 12 7 1 7 4 4 5 12 98
Turkey 7 2 6 2 7 12 12 6 12 5 6 7 10 6 4 6 4 7 121
Norway 0
Austria 3 1 5 3 12
Ireland 8 6 3 10 1 7 4 10 6 8 7 8 8 10 10 8 5 10 10 6 12 157
Slovenia 2 10 2 4 7 4 3 5 10 7 3 3 60
Switzerland 2 3 5
Netherlands 1 4 5
Italy 6 5 1 1 10 10 7 8 4 8 6 12 3 5 3 7 4 10 3 1 114
Spain 10 4 6 5 8 6 3 2 4 8 6 12 10 8 2 2 96
Germany 3 5 5 3 1 5 22
Poland 4 8 7 1 1 2 6 3 4 2 1 7 5 3 54
Estonia 1 6 8 3 12 4 7 6 1 1 1 4 8 8 10 2 82
Bosnia and
Herzegovina
8 4 2 3 4 1 22
Portugal 0
Sweden 8 5 6 6 7 4 36
Greece 12 5 7 6 2 7 39
Malta 5 12 10 7 6 1 5 8 3 1 8 66
Hungary 3 4 5 5 2 5 2 8 5 39
Russia 1 5 12 8 7 33
Denmark 7 1 7 2 2 6 25
France 3 2 12 10 2 3 5 12 12 3 6 2 4 2 6 1 10 95
Croatia 4 1 3 2 5 8 1 24
United Kingdom 7 7 6 12 12 8 12 12 8 5 10 10 10 10 7 12 10 1 12 12 12 12 12 8 227
Iceland 2 2 8 6 18

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