The awards were presented in a ceremony shortly before the Final, hosted by the Swedish Head of Delegation, Rennie Mirro.
After the Grand Final of the 2013 Eurovision Song Contest, a press conference was held with the winning delegation from Denmark. You can watch the whole press conference again on demand in Eurovision.tv's WebTV player.
This year’s winner of the Eurovision Song Contest Emmelie de Forest from Denmark is “overwhelmed, surprised but happy”. That’s what she told to us right after the show. She is very thankful for all the fans and viewers across Europe for the support!
As the final notes of Te Deum echoed around the Malmö Arena, and Emmelie de Forest was still celebrating on the stage. The other 25 artists started to drift from the Green Room, and we had a chance to get a few words with some of them.
It was an exciting evening at the Malmö where in front of thousands of people in the arena and millions of people on TV, Emmelie de Forest from Denmark won the 2013 edition of Europe's Favourite TV Show with her song Only Teardrops!
It’s just one hour before the show and thousands of fans are already at the Malmö Arena, in order to attend the Grand Final of the Eurovision Song Contest 2013. There will be at least eleven thousand fans inside during the show. We met some of them in front of Arena.
Amandine Bourgeois has an exciting task ahead of her tonight: she will be the first contestant to showcase her talents on the stage of the Malmö Arena. L'Enfer Et Moi (Hell And Me) is song number one in the Grand Final of the 2013 Eurovision Song Contest, on behalf of France.
Italy has only ended in the Top 10 since their broadcaster decided to rejoin the Eurovision Song Contest. This year all their hopes fall in the winning song of their Sanremo Festival, L'Essenziale (The Essential) and its performer, Marco Mengoni.
Yesterday, the Jury Final of the 2013 Eurovision Song Contest took place at the Malmö Arena where 50% of the votes were decided. We were of course there to cover it so take a look at what we got up to!
Iceland made to the Grand Final, sixth year in a row. Thanks to Eyþór Ingi Gunnlaugsson and his powerful ballad Ég Á Líf, we might go to Reykjavík for the first time next year, who knows! But when we met with Eyþór before tonight’s show, it seems he is not really thinking about the competition and winning the contest.
It's less than five hours for Europe's favourite TV show to start. The artists in the Grand Final of the 2013 Eurovision Song Contest are ready to go on stage in the Malmö Arena and perform the 26 competing songs for theTV viewers all over the world!
It seems that every spare moment an artist has in Malmö, while not rehearsing is spent with endless round of media interviews and appearances. Even though she is one of the best known names to appear at this year's contest, Bonnie Tyler from the United Kingdom has met up with several artists for photo opportunities, including with Farid Mammadov from Azerbaijan and Gianluca from Malta.
Tonight, the Grand Final of the 2013 Eurovision Song Contest will be broadcast LIVE from the Malmö Arena from 21:00 CET, where 26 contestants will give their best performances in order to win this year’s Eurovision Song Contest. You can also watch it here!
The EBU has published the scheduled voting order that the 39 countries will announce their votes tonight, together with a list of the spokespersons. There are a number of names that will be familiar to fans of the contest, including several former participants.
Growing up in the picturesque city of the Crimea’s peninsula Sudak, Zlata Ognevich talked with eurovision.tv about influence of nature on the artist. The singer told us about the choice of her dress for the Grand Final, her inspirations and her future plans.
ABBA's Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus have composed We Write The Story, which has been adapted by Avicii, for the 2013 Eurovision Song Contest in Malmö. The anthem is the main theme of the Swedish hosting as well as the music for the Grand opening act of the Final.
The live show for the Final takes place tomorrow evening, when viewers in 39 countries will have their opportunity to vote to decide the winner. It is worth remembering that this evening's dress rehearsal is of equal significance, as this is the rehearsal that the professional juries will be watching and voting on, and they are responsible for 50% of the votes.
He has the looks and amazing voice, but above all Robin Stjernberg from Sweden has a great song You. The young pop star from Hässleholm seems very confident and natural on stage. Viewers across Europe and beyond can expect exciting performance in the Grand Final.
Spain held a second press conference today in the Malmö Arena complex. The band that represents them, ESDM, is made up of Raquel, David and Juan. They sing a song in Spanish called Contigo Hasta El Final (With You Until The End), which we can understand as a declaration of eternal love.
Cascada from Germany gave her second press conference today where the singer spoke about her dress rehearsal, her plans for tonight, her favourite contestants in this year’s Eurovision Song Contest.