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Results: Eurovision Song Contest 1998 – Birmingham, the UK

Results – Eurovision Song Contest 1998:

Place Country Song title Performer(s) Points
01 Israel Israel (IBA) “Diva” Dana International 172
02 UK United Kingdom (BBC) “Where Are You?” Imaani 166
03 Malta Malta (PBS) “The One That I Love” Chiara 165
04 Netherlands The Netherlands (NOS) “Hemel En Aarde” Edsilia Rombley 150
05 Croatia Croatia (HRT) “Neka Mi Ne Svane” Danijela 131
06 Belgium Belgium (RTBF) “Dis Oui” Mélanie Cohl 122
07 Germany Germany (ARD) “Guildo Hat Euch Lieb” Guildo Horn 086
08 Norway Norway (NRK) “Alltid Sommer” Lars A. Fredriksen 079
09 Ireland Ireland (RTÉ) “Is Always Over Now?” Dawn 064
10 Sweden Sweden (SVT) “Kärleken är” Jill Johnson 053
11 Cyprus Cyprus (CyBC) “Genesis” Michael Hajiyanni 037
12 Portugal Portugal (RTP) “Se Eu Te Pudesse Abraçar” Alma Lusa 036
12 Estonia Estonia (ERR) “Mere Lapsed” Koit Toome 036
14 Turkey Turkey (TRT) “Unutamazsin” Tüzmen 025
15 Finland Finland (YLE) “Aava” Edea 022
16 Spain Spain (TVE) “¿Qué Voy A Hacer Sin Ti?” Mikel Herzog 021
17 Poland Poland (TVP) “To Takie Proste” Sixteen 019
18 Slovenia Slovenia (RTVSLO) “Naj Bogovi Slišijo” Vili Resnik 017
19 Macedonia F.Y.R. Macedonia (MKRTV) “Ne Zori, Zoro” Vlado Janevski 016
20 Greece Greece (ERT) “Mia Krifi Evaisthissia” Dionysia and Thalassa group 012
21 Slovakia Slovakia (STV) “Modlitba” Katarína Hasprová 008
22 Romania Romania (TVR) “Eu Cred” Malina Olinescu 006
23 Hungary Hungary (MTV) “A Holnap Már Ném Lesz Szomorú” Charlie 004
24 France France (FT2) “Où Aller” Marie-Line 003
25 Switzerland Switzerland (SSR SRG) “Lass Ihn” Gunvor 000
(Source: eurovision.tv)

The 1998 (43rd) Eurovision Song Contest – 25 countries participated:

Debuting country: Other participants: Withdrawing countries:
Macedonia Macedonia (debut: 1998) Netherlands The Netherlands (debut: 1956) Austria Austria (debut: 1957)
Switzerland Switzerland (debut: 1956) Bosnia Bosnia & Herzegovina (1993)
Returning countries: Germany Germany (debut: 1956) Denmark Denmark (debut: 1957)
Belgium Belgium (debut: 1956) France France (debut: 1956) Iceland Iceland (debut: 1986)
Finland Finland (debut: 1961) UK United Kingdom (debut: 1957) Russia Russia (debut: 1994)
Israel Israel (debut: 1973) Sweden Sweden (debut: 1958) Italy Italy (debut: 1956)
Romania Romania (debut: 1994) Norway Norway (debut: 1960)
Slovakia Slovakia (debut: 1994) Spain Spain (debut: 1961) Former participants:
Portugal Portugal (debut: 1964) Luxembourg Luxembourg (debut: 1956)
Ireland Ireland (debut: 1965) Monaco Monaco (debut: 1959)
Malta Malta (debut: 1971) Yugoslavia Yugoslavia (debut: 1961)
Greece Greece (debut: 1974) Morocco Morocco (debut: 1980)
Turkey Turkey (debut: 1975) Lithuania Lithuania (debut: 1994)
Cyprus Cyprus (debut: 1981)
Slovenia Slovenia (debut: 1993)
Croatia Croatia (debut: 1993)
Estonia Estonia (debut: 1994)
Hungary Hungary (debut: 1994)
Poland Poland (debut: 1994)
(Source: en.wikipedia.org)