Who was the winner of the Eurovision Song Contest 2012?

Who was the winner of the Eurovision Song Contest 2012?

May 22 – 26 – The Eurovision Song Contest 2012 takes place in Baku, Azerbaijan, and is won by Swedish entrant Loreen with the song ” Euphoria “. June 5 – 6 – The century’s second and last solar transit of Venus occurs.

Where was the Champions League final held in 2012?

May 12 – August 12 – The 2012 World Expo takes place in Yeosu, South Korea. May 19 – Chelsea wins the 2011-12 UEFA Champions League held in Munich, Germany by beating the home side Bayern Munich in the final.

How many goals did Lionel Messi score in 2012?

Obviously, this one belongs to Lionel Messi, who scored 91 mostly ridiculous goals in 2012 to surpass Gerd Müller’s record. He set the Barcelona club record for career goals that year; he scored five in a Champions League match (a record) against Bayer Leverkusen; he scored a particularly obnoxious hat trick against Brazil for goals 49, 50, and 51.

What are some historical events that took place in 2012?

Feb 23 A series of bomb attacks across 12 Iraqi cities kills 60 and injures 200 Feb 25 Syrian Army kills 100 civilians in artillery shelling of Homs and Hama Feb 25 Al Qaeda suicide bombing kills at least 26 people in Mukalla, Yemen Children with polio in a US hospital, inside an iron lung.

Lorine Zineb Nora Talhaoui, known professionally as Loreen ( IPA: [lɔˈreːn]; born 16 October 1983) is a Swedish pop singer, songwriter and record producer. Representing Sweden, she won the Eurovision Song Contest 2012 in Baku, with her entry ” Euphoria “. The song reached number one in many European countries, including Germany and Sweden.

Where was the singer Loreen born and raised?

Loreen was born in Stockholm, Sweden, in 1983 to Moroccan Berber immigrant parents. She was raised in a liberal Muslim household. Early in her life, Loreen moved to Västerås. She grew up there, and calls Västerås her hometown.

When did Loreen’s first album Heal come out?

On 21 June 2012, Loreen made an appearance at the MTV World Stage in Gothenburg, Sweden. The title of her debut album, Heal, was confirmed in late August 2012. Released on 24 October 2012, Heal debuted atop the Sverigetopplistan Albums Top 60.

It was hosted in the Baku Crystal Hall, Baku, Azerbaijan after Ell and Nikki won for Azerbaijan in 2011 with Running Scared. The two semi-finals were hosted on the 22 and 24 May 2012 and the final on 26 May 2012. The contest was won by Loreen from Sweden with the song Euphoria which was written by Thomas G:son and Peter Boström.

Who was the last country to win the Eurovision Song Contest?

Spain holds the current record for longest drought by a winning country, having last won in 1969. They are followed by France (1977) and Belgium (1986). There is no official runner-up for two of the contests – 1956 and 1969.

Who was the Dutch host of the Eurovision Song Contest?

For the second time the Netherlands hosted the contest, after hosting the contest in 2007 in Rotterdam. The motto for the contest was “Break The Ice”. The show was hosted by Ewout Genemans and Kim-Lian van der Meij.

Why did Poland not participate in the Eurovision Song Contest?

Poland decided not to participate, due to the financial burden of the UEFA Euro 2012 (which Poland co-hosted with Ukraine) and the 2012 Summer Olympics.