Sweden wins Eurovision 2023 22/5/23
Sweden wins with a shocking 583 points!
Loreen from Sweden wins The Eurovision Song contest 2023 winning the Jury vote with Käärijä from Finland coming in second.
With the exhilarating final taking place a few weeks ago, the winner was announced late into the night, with the contest ending at around midnight.
The hosts for the night were Alicia Dixon, Hannah Waddingham, Julia Sanina, and Graham Norton, who was also commentating for the BBC.
The interval act included many pervious Eurovision stars singing famous songs, such as Netta who won for Israel in 2018, Duncan Lawrence who won for The Netherlands in 2019, Sam Ryder who won for the UK in 2022 and more.
First was taken by Sweden with 583 points, second by Finland with 526 points, third by Israel with 362 points, fourth by Italy with 350 points and fifth by Norway with 268 points. At the opposite end of the table, Germany came last with 18 points and the UK was second to bottom with 24 points.
The semi finals left many acts out of the final, unable to participate but lowering the number of acts to 26.
The 2024 contest will take place in an undecided city in Sweden next May.