esc17 clanak logo 62nd Eurovision Song Contest was held in Kyiv, Ukraine. Salvador Sobral from Portugal won the Contest. Croatia was represented by Jacques Houdek's song "My friend" and made very good result!

After Russia has been disqualified foe Julia Samoylova's illegal entry to Crimea back in 2014, 42 countries have participated to the 2017 Contest with Romania and Portugal as returnees.


International Exhibition Centre in Kyiv was the venue of 62nd ESC. The same format has been applied to this edition with 2 semi-final shows (May 9 and 11) and one Grand Final (May 13, 2017).

Qualifiers from the 1st semi-final (marked yellow in table) are: Sweden, Australia, Belgium, Azerbaijan, Portugal, Greece, Poland, Moldova, Cyprus and Armenia.
Qualifiers from the 2nd semi-final (also marked yellow in table) are: Austria, Romania, Netherlands, Hungary, Denmark, Croatia, Norway, Belarus, Bulgaria and Israel.

Portuguese representative Salvador Sobral was in lead during major part of the voting and thus gained 758 points leaving young Bulgarian Kristian Kostov (615) and "Sunstroke project" from Moldova (374) behind.

TOP 5

1. Portugal 758
2. Bulgaria 615
3. Moldova 374
4. Belgium 363
5. Sweden 344

Portugal received 18 "douze points", 4 were awarded to Bulgaria, 3 to Sweden and 2 for Belarus, Netherlands, Italy, Azerbaijan and Greece.

Croatian representative Jacques Houdek's song "My Friend" was very well accepted by the audience. Whilst jury awarded him with only 23rd place in ranking, the "televote" risen Jacques to the final rank as 13th position (he managed to reach Severina's rank from Athens).

 

Jacques was accompanied on stage by Edgar Rupena, Alen Djuras and Matija Cvek as back-vocalists and Emanual Pavon and Antun Stasic as musicians.

Click on the name of the song and listen to / watch the performance.

1. POLUFINALE
  ZEMLJA IZVOĐAČ PJESMA Bodovi (televoting + žiri) Plasman
1.  Švedska  Robin Bengtsson
 I can't go on
227
(
3.
2.  Gruzija  Tamara Gachechiladze
 Keep the faith
 99
(
11.
3.  Australija  Isaiah
 Don't come easy
160
(
6.
4.  Albanija  Lindita
 World
76
(
14.
5.  Belgija  Blanche
 City lights
165
(
4.
6.  Crna Gora
 Slavko Kalezić
 Space
56
(
16.
7.  Finska  Norma John
 Blackbird
92
(
12.
 8.  Azerbajdžan  Dihaj
 Skeletons
150
(
8.
 9.  Portugal  Salvador Sobral
 Amar pelos dois
370
(
1.
10.  Grčka  Demy
 This is love
 115
(
10.
11.  Poljska Kasia Moś
 Flashlight
119
(
9.
12.  Moldova  Sunstroke project
 Hey mamma
291
(
2.
13.  Island  Svala
 Paper
60
(
15.
14.  Češka  Martina Bárta
 My turn 83
(
13.
15.  Cipar  Hovig
 Gravity
164
(
5.
16.  Armenija  Artsvik
 Fly with me
152
(
7.
17.  Slovenija  Omar Naber
 On my way
36
(
17.
18.  Latvija  Triana Park
 Line
21
(
18.
2. POLUFINALE
ZEMLJA IZVOĐAČ PJESMA  Bodovi (televogting + žiri) Plasman
1.  Srbija  Tijana Bogičević
 In too deep
98
(
11.
2.  Austrija  Nathan Trent
 Running in air
147
(
7.
3.  Makedonija  Jana Burčeska
 Dance alone
69
(
15.
4.  Malta  Claudia Faniello
 Breathlessly
55
(
16.
5.  Rumunjska  Ilinca feat. Alex Florea
 Yodel it!
174
(
6.
6.  Nizozemska  OG3NE
 Lights and shadows
200
(
4.
7.  Mađarska  Joci Pápai
 Origo
231
(
2.
8.  Danska  Anja
 Where I am
101
(
10.
9.  Irska  Brendan Murray
 Dying to try
86
(
13.
10.  San Marino
 Valentina Monetta and
 Jimmie Wilson
 Spiriit of the night
1
(
18.
11.  Hrvatska  Jacques Houdek
 My friend
141
(
 8.
12.   Norveška
 JOWST
 Grab the moment
189
(
5.
13.  Švicarska  Timbelle
 Apollo
97
(
12.
14.  Bjelorusija  Naviband
 Story of my life
110
(
9.
15.  Bugarska  Kristian Kostov
 Beautiful mess
403
(
1.
16.  Litva  Fusedmarc
 Rain of revolution
42
(
17.
17.  Estonija  Koit Toome & Laura
 Verona
85
(
14.
18.  Izrael  IMRI
 I feel alive
207
(
3.
FINALE
ZEMLJA IZVOĐAČ PJESMA  Bodovi (televoting + žiri) Plasman
1.  Izrael  IMRI  I feel alive  39
(
 23.
 2.  Poljska  Kasia Moś  Flashlight  64
(
 22.
 3.  Bjelorusija  Naviband  Story of my life  83
(
 17.
 4.  Austrija  Nathan Trent  Running on air 93
(
 16.
 5.  Armenija  Artsvik  Fly with me  79
(
 18.
 6.  Nizozemska  OG3NE  Lights and shadows  150
(
 11.
7.  Moldova  Sunstroke project  Hey mamma 374
(
 3.
8.  Mađarska  Joci Pápai  Origo  200
(
 8.
9.  Italija  Francesco Gabbani  Occidentali's karma 334
(
 6.
10.  Danska  Anja  Where I am  77
(
 20.
11.  Portugal  Salvador Sobral  Amar pelos dois 758
(
 1.
12.  Azerbajdžan  Dihaj  Skeletons  120
(
 14.
13.  Hrvatska  Jacques Houdek  My friend  128
(
 13.
14.  Australija  Isaiah  Don't come easy  173
(
 9.
15.  Grčka  Demy  This is love  77
(
 19.
16.  Španjolska  Manel Navarro  Do it for your lover  5
(
 26.
17.  Norveška  JOWST  Grab the moment  158
(
 10.
18.  Ujedinjeno Kraljevstvo  Lucie Jones  Never give up on you  111
(
 15.
19.  Cipar  Hovig  Gravity  68
(
 21.
20.  Rumunjska  Ilinca feat. Alex Florea  Yodel it!  282
(
 7.
21.  Njemačka  Levina  Perfect life  6
(
 25.
22.  Ukrajina  O.Torvald  Time  36
(
 24.
23.  Belgija  Blanche  City lights  363
(
 4.
24.  Švedska  Robin Bengtsson  I can't go on  344
(
 5.
25.  Bugarska  Kristian Kostov  Beautiful mess  615
(
 2.
26.  Francuska  Alma  Requiem  135
(
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