Azerbaijan, Baku, May 27 / Trend /
The official closing ceremony of Eurovision-2012 song contest has been held in Baku.
The party was organized in the "EuroClub" on May 27 to celebrate closing Eurovision-2012 song contest after the finals, eurovision.az official website said today.
The representatives of the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) and the participants of the contest attended the ceremony.
The Eurovision-2012 Song Contest took place at the Baku Crystal Hall, built on the shores of the Caspian Sea specifically for Eurovision 2012. The hall seats 23,000 spectators and another 16,000 spectators were able to watch the contest's semi-finals and final live on big screens.
The television audience of Eurovision 2012 hit 100 million people in 50 world countries.
The logo for the 2012 Eurovision Song Contest was 'Fire Flower', while the motto was Light your fire.
Representatives of 42 countries participated in this 57th contest.
Azerbaijan won the right to host the prestigious European song contest after the victory of Eldar Gasimov and Nigar Jamal (Ell / Nikki) at Eurovision 2011 in Dusseldorf, Germany last May.
Sweden won the contest tonight in Baku, gaining 372 points for the song "Euphoria".
Russia's Buranovskie Babushki with song "Party for Everybody" took the second place with 259 points.
Serbia's Zeljko Joksimovic with song "Nije Ljubav Stvar" settled for third place with 214 points.
Sabina Babayeva represented Azerbaijan with the song "When The Music Dies" and ranked fourth.
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