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2000 Overview

HOST COUNTRY: Sweden HOST CITY: Stockholm HOST VENUE: Globe Arena HOST BROADCASTER: SVT HOST PRESENTERS: Kattis Ahlström & Anders Lundin INTERVAL ACTS: "Once Upon a Time Europe Was Covered With Ice" film
GRAND FINAL: 13th May
NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS: 24 DEBUT(S): Latvia

Who Won in 2000?


2000 Facts

2000 saw the first year an official CD was released containing all the songs

The Enschede fireworks disaster in the Netherlands happened the same day as the contest, NOS only broadcast half of the show, the Netherlands televote was cancelled and the results of the back-up jury used instead.

The contest was broadcast online for the first time.

The contest was broadcast in Canada, Australia, Japan and the USA for the first time.