Christmas has come and gone and so has our Eurovision advent calendar. But January doesn’t have to be a downer just because Santa Claus is no longer dropping loads in your stocking. In fact, it’s going to be a party as we celebrate the new year — and the 24 winners of our various Eurovision polls from December.
Best tree backdrop of 2015
On December 16, we asked you who used the tree to its maximum potential in the Wiener Stadthalle last May. After 1,556 votes a winner is crowned — Boggie from Hungary.
You may have voted Boggie’s placid peace protest in the top 10 least memorable entries of 2015, but her LED screen certainly gave us wood. A spiralling pattern of machine guns blossoms into a fresh green oak tree, perfectly illustrating Boggie’s message of hope in the final chorus.
Finishing in second place was Ireland’s Molly Sterling, who played her piano nestled into a golden, enchanted forest. On the other end of the scale we have Elnur Hüseynov, who was clearly barking up the wrong tree with his backdrop — a charred, leafless expanse of timber.
Best tree backdrop at Eurovision 2015: Full results
- Hungary: Boggie – “Wars For Nothing” 24% (371 votes)
- Ireland: Molly Sterling – “Playing With Numbers” 18% (273 votes)
- Poland: Monika Kuszynska – “In The Name Of Love” 14% (223 votes)
- France: Lisa Angell – “N’oubliez Pas” 13% (209 votes)
- Armenia: Genealogy – “Face The Shadow” 12% (186 votes)
- Switzerland: Mélanie René – “Time To Shine” 10% (159 votes)
- Azerbaijan: Elnur Huseynov – “Hour Of The Wolf” 9% (135 votes)