Eurovision Song Contest 2012 Grand Final
For the first time, Azerbaijan is the proud host country of the Eurovision Song Contest. They won the right in Düsseldorf, Germany, when the duo Ell/Nikki triumphed with their song Running Scared.
The voting during the show
Citizens of each country vote by telephone or SMS, and professional juries in all 42 participating countries judge the songs.
The country's 10 favourites are awarded 12, 10, then 8 through 1 points based on votes. Juries and televoters will each have a 50% say in the outcome of every country's points.
All participating countries will present their awarded points, the country with the highest amount of points will win the 2012 Eurovision Song Contest.