Azerbaijan

Eurojury: Azerbaijan Calling

Baku Calling

Baku Calling

From Cyprus we had to Azerbaijan and the land of Fire. Azerbaijan debuted in the contest in 2008 in Belgrade, Serbia and has gone on to become one of the most successful countries in the contest. In 2011 they won the contest in Dusseldorf with “Running Scared” by Ell & Nikki.

On the Eurojury from Azerbaijan today is one half of that duet Eldar Gasimov. Since winning Eurovision Eldar has become a household name in Azerbaijan and has released a number of singles. He has also become heavily involved in Turkvision, featuring in a number of national selections. Eldar has just returned from Kazakhstan where he had been doing promotion.

So here are the first results of the Azerbaijani vote:

  1. Iceland – 12 points
  2. Russia – 10 points
  3. Australia – 8 points
  4. Sweden – 7 points
  5. Estonia – 6 points
  6. Belarus – 5 points
  7. Latvia – 4 points
  8. Lithuania – 3 points
  9. Germany – 2 points
  10. Malta – 1 point

So after the Azerbaijan vote Estonia, Belarus, Latvia, Germany and Malta have all picked up their first points. Here is how the top.5 stands after four countries votes:

  1. Sweden – 27 points
  2. Italy – 23 points
  3. Russia – 22 points
  4. Iceland – 20 points
  5. Hungary – 17 points

We thank Eldar Gasimov for taking time out to participate in Eurojury. You can see the results so far as a table here – Eurojury Points 2015. And follow all the results so far on the Eurojury section our website here.

We return again tomorrow at 17:00 CET with more results.

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