Eurovision Song Contest 2010
ESC 2010 logo
Theme "Share the Moment"
Semi-final 1 date 25 May, 2010
Semi-final 2 date 27 May, 2010
Final date 29 May, 2010
Venue Telenor Arena, Greater Oslo, Norway
Presenter(s) Erik Solbakken

Haddy N'jie
Nadia Hasnaoui

Host broadcaster Flag of Norway NRK
Opening act Final: Alexander Rybak performing "Fairytale"
Interval act Semi-final 1: "Human sounds" video and stage act

Semi-final 2: A video about a boy that gets to the Eurovision venue and makes an exhibition of breakdance live on stage
Final: A flashmob with Madcon performing "Glow", alongside live and taped footage of audiences dancing around Europe

Number of entries 39
Debuting countries None
Returning countries Flag of Georgia Georgia
Withdrawing countries Flag of Andorra Andorra

Flag of Czech Republic Czech Republic Flag of Hungary Hungary Flag of Montenegro Montenegro

Voting system 12, 10, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, and 1 points for each ten country's favourites
Nul points None
Winner Flag of Germany Germany

Satellite by Lena

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The Eurovision Song Contest 2010 was the 55th edition of the Eurovision Song Contest held annually, in the Telenor Arena, in Oslo, Norway. It was Norway's third hosting of the event, hosting previously in 1986, and 1996. The winner was Lena, representing Germany, singing "Satellite". It was the country's second win, and the first time a Big Four (currently Big Five) won the event since the semi-finals started. The two semi finals took place on the 25th of May and 27th of May respectively, and the final on the 29th of May.


NRK revealed the hosts on the 10th of March. They were in alphabetical order of surname, Nadia Hasnaoui, Haddy Jatou N'jie and Erik Solbakken.

Interval Act

The interval act was a number of public outdoor events live from Europe, which were planned promotionally, but done in the style of a flashmob. 


Semi Final 1

France, Germany and Spain voted in this semi-final.

Draw Country Language Artist Song English translation Place Points
01 Moldova English SunStroke Project & Olia Tira "Run Away" __ 10 52
02 Russia English Peter Nalitch and Friends "Lost and Forgotten" __ 7 74
03 Estonia English Malcolm Lincoln and Manpower 4 "Siren" __ 14 39
04 Slovakia Slovak Kristina "Horehronie" Horehronie 16 24
05 Finland Finnish Kuunkuiskaajat "Työlki ellää" One can work for a living, too 11 49
06 Latvia English Aisha "What For?" __ 17 11
07 Serbia Serbian Milan Stanković "Ovo je Balkan"
(Oво je Балкан)
This is the Balkans 5 79
08 Bosnia and Herzegovina English Vukašin Brajić "Thunder and Lightning" __ 8 59
09 English, Polish Marcin Mroziński "Legenda" The Legend __ 44 13
10 Belgium English Tom Dice "Me and My Guitar" 1 167
11 Malta English Thea Garrett "My Dream" __ 12 45
12 Albania English Juliana Pasha "It's All About You" __ 6 76
13 Greece Greek Giorgos Alkaios and Friends "OPA"
__ 2 133
14 Portugal Portuguese Filipa Azevedo "Há dias assim" It's one of those days 4 89
15 Macedonia Macedonian Gjoko Taneski, Billy Zver & Pejčin "Jas ja imam silata"
(Јас ја имам силата)
I have the strength 15 37
16 Belarus English 3+2 feat Robert Wells "Butterflies" __ 9 59
17 Iceland English Hera Björk "Je ne sais quoi" I don't know that 3 123

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