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Measuring Eurovision Dry Spells⌛: Which Countries Have Gone the Longest Between Contest Victories?

At time of publication, Nemo‘s “The Code”, Switzerland’s entry to this year’s Eurovision Song Contest, sits at the top of the betting odds. The contest’s inaugural winner in 1956, Switzerland’s only other victory came in 1988, 36 years ago. Coming off of two contests in a row won by powerhouse countries that had won less than a decade before (Sweden …

Denmark’s first winner dies

Jørgen Ingmann, one half of the duo who achieved Denmark’s first Eurovision victory, has died aged 89. The singer represented his country alongside wife Grethe with the song “Dansevise” in 1963 and achieved victory over Switzerland with 42 points. Following the contest he enjoyed a music career until retiring from the scene in the 1980s and living a quiet life …

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