Eurovision By Year
2011 OverviewHOST COUNTRY: Germany HOST CITY: Dusseldorf HOST VENUE: Espirit Arena HOST BROADCASTER: ARD HOST PRESENTERS: Anke Engelke, Judith Rakers & Stefan Raab THEME: Feel Your Heart Beat! INTERVAL ACTS: SF1 Cold Steel Drummers; SF2 Flying Steps – 'Flying Bach'; GF Jan Delay
SEMI-FINAL 1: 10th May SEMI-FINAL 2: 12th May GRAND FINAL: 14th May
NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS: 43
Who Won in 2011?
ARTIST Ell & Mikki
SONG Running Scared
2011 Facts2011 saw two winning atrists return to the contest; Dana International represented Israel again and Lena who had won the contest the previous year entered again for Germany. Dana International failed to qualify out of her semi-final and Lena finished in 10th palce.
This is the one and only time one of the 'Big Five' countries has hosted since their introduction.