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1994 Overview

HOST COUNTRY: Ireland HOST CITY: Dublin HOST VENUE: Point Theatre HOST BROADCASTER: RTÉ HOST PRESENTERS: Cynthia Ní Mhurchú & Gerry Ryan. INTERVAL ACTS: Riverdance'
GRAND FINAL: 30th April
NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS: 25 DEBUT(S): Estonia, Hungary, Lithuania, Poland, Russia, Slovakia

Who Won in 1994?

1994 Facts

The first contest to use pyrotechnics on stage.

It was in 1994 that the interval act Riverdance was performed on stage, leading to a full stage show that toured the globe for some 25 years and made international superstars of leading dancers Jean Butler & Michael Flatley

The first and only year to date that a country has won for a thrid consecutive time.

For the first time the voting was done by satellite and not telephone, viewers could now see the person delivering the results.