Azerbaijan, Baku, May 15 / Trend, M. Aliyev /
Azerbaijani duo's victory at the Eurovision Song Contest 2011 is historic, the Azerbaijani Public Television General Director
Ismayil Omarov told Trend over phone from Düsseldorf, Germany.
"It is a historic victory. This victory is absolute victory of the Azerbaijani culture and music," he said.
Azerbaijani duo Eldar Gasimov and Nigar Jamal (Ell / Nikki) with their pop-ballad "Running Scared" won the Eurovision Song Contest 2011, held at the Esprit Arena in Düsseldorf.
As a result of sms-voting and the decision of jury winner is Azerbaijani duet Eldar Gasimov and Nigar Jamal (Ell / Nikki) with the song "Running Scared" take first place (221 points). Italy / Raphael Gualazzi - "Madness Of Love" (189 points) ranked second, while the third was Sweden / Eric Saade - "Popular" (185 points).
Omarov stressed that the Azerbaijani duo left the nearest competitors far behind at the contest, which indicates Azerbaijan's secure victory.
He confirmed that the Azerbaijani team will today return to Baku.