Eurovision 1998 Results: Voting & Points

Eurovision 1998 Scoreboard

Eurovision Song Contest 1998

Eurovision Song Contest 1998 result: Israel won with the song "Diva" by Dana International with 172 points

Eurovision 1998 Results: Voting & PointsDate: 9 May 1998
Location: National Indoor Arena, Birmingham, United Kingdom
Broadcaster: British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Hosts: Ulrika Jonsson and Terry Wogan

Participants: 25; Host (United Kingdom), The 6 countries that were excluded from Eurovision 1997, The 18 countries with the highest average score over the previous five years

Voting: Televoting (Turkey, Romania and Hungary used juries)

Opening act: Birmingham, Old and New
Interval act: Suzy Wing Uggy Banana Wong

Debuting countries: FYR Macedonia

Did you know... From 1956 to 1998 all the songs were accompanied by a live orchestra. From 1999 and onwards the orchestra was dropped, so the entries could use recorded backing track during their performances

Did you know... From 1978 to 1998 the rules stated that each country had to sing in one of their national languages

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