#EurovisionAgain: Sertab wins again the online voting for the 2003 edition
#Eurovision Again has given the opportunity to Eurovision fans to watch once again the past Eurovision Song Contests and feel again the excitement and the joy from each edition. Each Saturday at 21:00 CET fans can watch the past editons and experience the joy and madness of the contest without any interruptions. Last Saturday night the 2003 edition was rebroadcasted once again followed by a new online fan voting that saw Sertab win the contest with her entry “Everyway that i can”.
The iniative came from a group of fans that uploaded past editions and was adopted by the EBU on its official Eurovision Youtube Channel. Once the competing part is over the viwers have the chance to cast their votes and determine a new result for each edition.
Thousands of fans had the chance to watch the 2003 contest online on the official ESC Youtube channel. 17 years after that contest that had taken place in Riga, Latvia, the viewers awarded the trophy once again to Sertab and her entry “Everyway that i can”. The Turkish star reacted to the result and through a post on Twitter expressed her gratitude to the fans that once again declared her big winner.
It’s a great honor and joy for me to have won the Eurovision Song Contest held by the official Eurovision channel once again after so many years as a result of your votes all around The world! Thank you! Love you all! @Eurovision@EurovisionAgain#riga2003#everywaythaticanpic.twitter.com/CcM7MUThOe
— Sertab Erener (@sertaberener) May 24, 2020
Here is how the overall score looked like after all online votes were counted:
The #Eurovisionagain results so far
So far the new winners of the contest have been Katrina And The Waves for the 1997 edition , Carola for 2006 ( with Lordi coming second). Alexander Rybak and Emmelie De Forest remained the winners of 2009 and 2013 respectively. On April 25 the 2007 contest hit the screens once again with the online voting crowning winner Verka Serduchka with Dancing Lasha Tumbai leaving second Serbia (the actual winner back in 2007). Previously the 2015 edition was broadcasted and Mans Zelmerlow maintained the first winning place with Belgium and Loic Nottet coming 2nd.
On May 2 the 2016 editon of the Eurovision Song Contest was broadcasted again with Dami Im and her entry Sound Of Silence topping the online voting instead of the actual winner Ukraine which came 4th while in 2nd place we saw Bulgaria with Poli Genova!
On May 9, the 1998 editon of the Eurovision Song Contest was broadcasted again with Dana International and her entry Diva topping the online voting confirming her lead once again. Same results for the United Kingdom and Imaani which came 2nd followed by The Netherlands in 3rd place taking Malta’s place who was actually the thrid runner up back in 1998.
On May 17 the all time classic edition of 1974 was rebroadcasted online with more than 40.000 fans watching ABBA triumph again on the online voting that followed. The top three spots on the scoreboard of that year’s contest remained the same. Italy came 2nd with Gigliola Cinquetti and her entry “Si”. The top 3 closed with The Netherlands and Mouth & MacNeal and their enty “I See a Star”.