Eurovision 2008 Results: Voting & Points

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Eurovision Song Contest 2008

Eurovision Song Contest 2008 result: Russia won with the song "Believe" by Dima Bilan with 272 points

Eurovision 2008 Results: Voting & Points

Date: Saturday 24 May 2008
Location: Belgrade Arena, Belgrade, Serbia
Broadcaster: RTS
Hosts: Jovana Janković & Željko Joksimović
Slogan: Confluence of Sound

Voting: Televoting
Qualification for the Grand Final: 25; Host (Serbia), Big-4 (Germany, France, Spain, United Kingdom), 9 best televoting songs + 1 best jury song (which was not among the 9 televoting songs) from each of the Semi-finals: Semi-final 1 and Semi-final 2

Debuting countries: Azerbaijan, San Marino

Did you know... There have been five barefoot winners in Eurovision history: Sandie Shaw (1967), Sertab Erener (2003), Dima Bilan (2008), Loreen (2012 & 2023) and Emmelie De Forest (2013)

Did you know... Three of the songs sent to Eurovision have been in made up languages. Two of these entries have come from Belgium: Sanomi (2003) and O Julissi (2008); and one from the Netherlands: Amambanda (2006)

Did you know... The largest number of nations to take part was 43 in 2008, 2011 and 2018

Did you know... In 2008 Russia won the Grand Final with the song "Believe", but only came third in their semi-final

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