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Universong 45
The power of music
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Date

16 October - 2 November 2012

Host city

Helsinki, Finland Finland

Participants

48

Debuting countries

None

Returning countries

Georgia Georgia, Greenland Greenland, Luxembourg Luxembourg, Spain Spain, Germany Germany, Vatican City Vatican City

Withdrawing countries

Belarus Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia & Herzegovina, Estonia Estonia, Lesotho Lesotho, Lithuania Lithuania, Moldova Moldova, Ukraine Ukraine

Winner

England England
Florence and the Machine
"Never let me go"

Timeline

◄ Reykjavik 44 Eurovision Heart Liverpool 46 ►

Universong 45, the 45th edition of the Universong Contest, was held for the first time in Finland , after the winning of Jenni Vartiainen the previous edition in Reykjavik, Iceland, with the song "Missä muruseni on". The event was held in the capital city, Helsinki, from October 16th to November 2nd, 2012.

England conquered its fourth Universong winning. Being a direct finalist after the second place in Reykjavik, England won with the song "Never let me go" by Florence & The Machine, scoring a total of 160 points, and a difference of 19 with the runner-up, "Never enough" sang by Azerbaijan's Emin (winner of the second semifinal, who was drawn number 2 both in the 2nd semifinal and the grand final). Third place went to Eric Saade, representing Sweden, with the song "Hotter than fire", that scored a total of 134 points. The top 5 was completed by the representatives of The Netherlands, Jeronimo, and Spanish singer Pastora Soler, representing the Principality of Andorra.

Semifinal 1 Edit

Draw Country Artist Song Place Points
01 Kosovo Kosovo Ryva Kajtazi "Duhemi" 15 53
02 Puerto Rico Puerto Rico Kany García "Bajo el mismo cielo" 21 29
03 Scotland Scotland Capercaillie "Alasdair mhic cholla ghasda" 16 49
04 Netherlands Netherlands Jeronimo "One kiss" 2 104
05 Iceland Iceland Jon Jonsson "When you're around" 19 39
06 Sweden Sweden Eric Saade

ft. Dev

"Hotter than fire" 3 103
07 Mexico Mexico Jaime Kohen "Regálame una sonrisa" 22 22
08 Greece Greece Demy "Poses xiliades kalokairia" 6 80
09 Slovakia Slovakia Kristina Pelakova "Viem lebo viem" 10 75
10 North Macedonia North Macedonia Vlatko Lozanoski "Nema den, nema nokj" 18 42
11 Armenia Armenia Emmy "Goodbye" 9 76
12 Albania Albania Dafina Zeqiri "My swag" 12 65
13 Croatia Croatia Boris Novković

& Tony Cetinski

"Nek se raduje" 5 88
14 France France Mylène Farmer "C'est une belle journée" 7 78
15 Germany Germany Kris ft. Dante Thomas "Diese Tage" 17 46
16 Norway Norway Omer "O-Bee" Bhatti ft. Shontelle "See the light" 13 59
17 Latvia Latvia Musiqq "Miljonars" 20 30
18 Hungary Hungary Dalriada "A dudás" 11 68
19 Cyprus Cyprus Valando Tryfonos "The time is now" 8 76
20 Romania Romania Crush & Alexandra Ungureanu "Where is the love" 14 57
21 Denmark Denmark Medina "Kl. 10" 4 95
22 Malta Malta Lauren Aquilina "Fools" 1 116

Semifinal 2 Edit

Draw Country Artist Song Place Points
01 Poland Poland Gosia Andrzejewicz ft. NatStar & St0ne "Choose to believe" 18 41
02 Azerbaijan Azerbaijan Emin "Never enough" 1 133
03 New Zealand New Zealand Massad "Waiting" 16 58
04 Spain Spain Chambao "Papeles mojados" 20 38
05 South Africa South Africa ChianoSky "Walking away" 12 65
06 Bulgaria Bulgaria Alisia "Blizo do men" 17 50
07 Greenland Greenland Celina Ree "Når du rør ved mig" 10 69
08 Faroe Islands Faroe Islands Stilettos "Click click click" 8 71
09 Liechtenstein Liechtenstein Cro "Hi kids" 22 16
10 Monaco Monaco Shy'm "Et alors!" 9 70
11 Australia Australia Elen Levon "Dancing to the same song" 2 112
12 Switzerland Switzerland Mr. Da-Nos "One nation" 4 99
13 Luxembourg Luxembourg Axelle Renoir ft. Amilly T. "Evergreen" 15 59
14 Serbia Serbia Nemanja Stevanovic "Netko poput tebe" 11 68
15 Georgia Georgia Playmen

& Claydee ft. Tamta

"Tonight (Playmen & Claydee song)" 5 82
16 Russia Russia Polina Gagarina "Spektakl' okonchen" 3 110
17 Andorra Andorra Pastora Soler "A ti" 6 82
18 Vatican City Vatican City Marina Rei "Al di là di questi anni" 23 14
19 San Marino San Marino Dolcenera "Ci vediamo a casa" 7 75
20 Ireland Ireland Moloko "Indigo" 19 39
21 Portugal Portugal Slimmy "You should never leave me before I die" 14 59
22 USA United States Madonna "Turn up the radio" 21 38
23 Turkey Turkey Hande Yener ft. Sinan Akçıl "Teşekkürler" 13 60

Grand Final Edit

Draw Country Artist Song Place Points
01 Greece Greece Demy "Poses xiliades kalokairia" 6 120
02 Azerbaijan Azerbaijan Emin "Never enough" 2 139
03 Monaco Monaco Shy'm "Et alors!" 19 85
04 England England Florence & The Machine "Never let me go" 1 160
05 Serbia Serbia Nemanja Stevanovic "Netko poput tebe" 27 52
06 Croatia Croatia Boris Novković & Tony Cetinski "Nek se raduje" 18 87
07 Finland Finland Laura Närhi "Mä annan sut pois" 15 92
08 Slovakia Slovakia Kristina Pelakova "Viem lebo viem" 11 106
09 Netherlands Netherlands Jeronimo "One kiss" 4 132
10 San Marino San Marino Dolcenera "Ci vediamo a casa" 23 72
11 Armenia Armenia Emmy "Goodbye" 26 52
12 Faroe Islands Faroe Islands Stilettos "Click click click" 10 106
13 Italy Italy The Glam ft. Flo Rida, Trina & Dwaine "Party like a DJ" 22 72
14 Andorra Andorra Pastora Soler "A ti" 5 128
15 Denmark Denmark Medina "Kl. 10" 7 108
16 France France Mylène Farmer "C'est une belle journée" 8 107
17 Georgia Georgia Playmen & Claydee ft. Tamta "Tonight" 16 89
18 Cyprus Cyprus Valando Tryfonos "The time is now" 14 92
19 Greenland Greenland Celina Ree "Når du rør ved mig" 20 80
20 South Africa South Africa ChianoSky "Walking away" 21 76
21 Malta Malta Lauren Aquilina "Fools" 9 106
22 Russia Russia Polina Gagarina "Spektakl' okonchen" 12 105
23 Hungary Hungary Dalriada "A dudás" 24 61
24 Sweden Sweden Eric Saade ft. Dev "Hotter than fire" 3 134
25 Albania Albania Dafina Zeqiri "My swag" 25 58
26 Switzerland Switzerland Mr. Da-Nos "One nation" 17 88
27 Australia Australia Elen Levon "Dancing to the same song" 13 103

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