Eurovision Song Contest 2003

The Eurovision Song Contest 2003 was the forty-eighth Eurovision Song Contest, held at the Skonto Hall in Riga, Latvia on 24 May 2003. The hosts were Marie N and Renārs Kaupers. Sertab Erener, the Turkish entrant, won the contest with "Everyway That I Can", scoring 167 points. The winning songwriters were Erener and Demir Demirkan. Belgium and Russia were second and third respectively, within three points of Turkey's score.The 2003 contest was the last to take place over one evening; in 2004 a semi-final system was introduced. Twenty-six countries competed, at the time the biggest field in the contest's history. Six countries that sat out the 2002 contest returned from relegation, and were joined by Ukraine, making its debut, with Ukrainian heartthrob Oleksandr Ponomaryov singing "Hasta La Vista", co-written by Israel's Svika Pick, who composed the 1998 Eurovision winner, "Diva". The 2003 contest's start-list was the last to be influenced by the relegation rule.The pre-contest favourites, Russia's t.A.T.u, attracted much media attention. Among the other noteworthy contestants were Alf Poier, an outspoken comedian representing Austria; Ich Troje, who attempted to represent two countries; and F.L.Y., a trio of musical veterans representing the host country. Jemini, representing the United Kingdom, finished the contest without a point, the first British entrants to do so.This was also the fifth time in the history of the contest (including 1956) that no returning artists or acts were featured. All artists taking part in the contest this year did it for the first time.The full contest in Dutch commentary.



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AddictedToMusicDK
Do you have eurovision 2004?
AlexMoby
Belgium was robbed in 2003. They delivered a magical performance but were beaten by the Turkish Barbie song. And to be honest, there were more beautiful songs than Everyway that I can like Deixa-me sonhar, We've got the world tonight, Open your heart or Monts et merveilles.
B.Selçuk Köroğlu
Turkey..Belgium..Norway..Sweden..Greece Bosnia..---Russia didn't even deserve this song third...
BelgiumRedDevils
BELGIUM \u003c3 !
Can Can
Turkey😘😍
Cesare Vesdani
Alf Poier - song 2 is the best song of Eurovision Song Contest 2003.
Daniel Amaya
the last votes... impressive!! Like esc 1998. The win decided at last too! Great hosts and wonderful show. I agree with josefigueroa89: was a good year, one of the bests of the last ten years.
Diamondeve Melody
A FUNNY GIRL! They can predict the future!
Dinos Mantas
Never let you go greek is the winer of 50 years of Eurovision contest the 10 most singer.\n.is to.dificult song
Edip Öztürk
WHICH COUNTRY IS HERE?
EdjeMr1975
The 2003 Eurovision was soo stunning, Becouse the vibe in Riga was soo real, i think this is my favorite show. Bring good memorys back !
Estere Fonsloso
I was 9 years old during ESC -03 and my family recorded this on VHS. I remember that Romania's song was my favourite haha! Still catchy.
Euro- -Towelie
My favourite Is Austria. Alf is king
First one
EVERYWAY THAT I CAN TURKEY\n
Furkan Onur Tozlu
winner turkeyyy
Imp1981
One of the best years.
In Dev
Is it even possible to find this show without commentaries?
Ina Wurst
I miss t.A.T.u and the times when there were equality in Russia.
JOSEFIGUEROA89
WAS A GOOD YEAR :)
Jean-Pascal Leka
Slovenia, Malta and Latvia criminally underrated :(
Johny 7even
lol...
Kazekage Gaara
3:01:27 best part :D
Kiinell
Thanks so much!
Lack
t.A.T.u. ❤
M .Camilleri
LA FRANCE!!!
MUHAMMED KAYRA KOCAMAN
Turkeyyyy yess
Maximum Axiom
This is the year where the contest changed it's face. Look at the stage here and in previous years.\nThank you Latvia for that
Mulki Lair
Poor Belgium. That was a horror voting xD
Mumtaz Gunes
EN BUYUK TURKIYE\nTURKEY \u003c3
Parsniptour
Austria is flawless!
Philharmonic Wittgenstein
Iceland was great
Phix PF
I loved this. 12 From the UK!! Far better than what did win.
Randolph Huerto
Hmm Sweden's song sounds almost the same as 2006 Malta's entry!
Sanja Udovicic
🇭🇷
SimplyLex
Poland had a winner song that year, but I guess it came at least a decade too early. I wanted Belgium to win. Everyway That I Can was a good song, but it was performed really badly. In general, the quality of the singing has improved immenesely since then.
Tina Berry
WTH Austria 😂
Victor Jimenez
Probably the best Eurovision ever, it had everything: great entries, nice hosts and tight voting.
Willem van Altena
I cannot find the 2002 full contest anywhere, I wonder why
Y. H.
That year was really New Era of Eurovision . Look at stage , concert hall and voting screen. Thank you Latvia for change
Zeynep polatTR
sertap best ❤️
diego mizrak
türkün gücü
hüseyin erdogan
ı love you slovenıa
kostas stathopoulos
the greek singer gave a memorable performance despite the bad dress.
miloseviczarko45
0:00 Opening\n9:32 Iceland\n13:23 Austria\n17:13 Ireland\n21:02 Turkey\n24:36 Malta\n28:23 Bosnia & Herzegovina\n32:08 Portugal\n35:57 Croatia\n39:36 Cyprus\n43:17 Germany\n47:04 Russia\n50:52 Spain\n54:44 Israel\n1:00:46 Netherlands\n1:04:34 United Kingdom\n1:08:22 Ukraine\n1:12:10 Greece\n1:15:56 Norway\n1:19:44 France\n1:23:29 Poland\n1:27:15 Latvia\n1:31:02 Belgium\n1:34:48 Estonia\n1:38:23 Romania\n1:42:11 Sweden\n1:45:58 Slovenia\n1:50:25 Recap\n1:57:24 Interval act\n2:08:10 Voting\n3:01:48 Winner
pieter von paul furkan sag
1 France\n2 Russia\n3 Iceland\n4 Belgium\n5 Cyprus\n6 Romania\n7 Turkey\n8 Ireland\n9 Spain\n10 Israel\n11 Austria\n12 UK\n13 Ukraine\n14 Sweden\n15 Latvia\n16 Croatia\n17 Portugal\n18 Poland\n19 Netherlands\n20 Estonia\n21 Norway\n22 Greece\n23 Germany\n24 Slovenia\n25 Bosnia&Herzegovina\n26 Malta\n17 songs are good. i love this year!
s5se
This kind of careography started with Turkey in ESC and after that year the dances totally changed
smile0tv
PORTUGAL WAS SO GREAT...\u003c3 RITA GUERRA!!! DIVA!!! GOOD YEAR!\n
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