List of Eurovision Song Contest presenters

This list includes those who have acted as presenters of the Eurovision Song Contest, since the competitions inception in 1956. From 1988, it has been the norm to have two presenters for the contest. All contests before 1978 have had one presenter, and only a few after 1988 have had only one presenter. The 1999 contest was the first to consist of three presenters in one contest.


Year Presenter(s) Year Presenter(s)
1956Lohengrin Filipello1988Michelle Rocca and Pat Kenny
1957Anaïd Iplicjian1989Lolita Morena and Jacques Deschenaux
1958Hannie Lips1990Helga Vlahović and Oliver Mlakar
1959Jacqueline Joubert1991Gigliola Cinquetti and Toto Cutugno
1960Katie Boyle1992Lydia Cappolicchio and Harald Treutiger
1961Jacqueline Joubert1993Fionnuala Sweeney
1962Mireille Delannoy1994Cynthia Ní Mhurchú and Gerry Ryan
1963Katie Boyle1995Mary Kennedy
1964Lotte Wæver1996Ingvild Bryn and Morten Harket
1965Renata Mauro1997Carrie Crowley and Ronan Keating
1966Josiane Chen1998Ulrika Jonsson and Terry Wogan
1967Erica Vaal1999Dafna Dekel, Sigal Shachmon and Yigal Ravid
1968Katie Boyle2000Kattis Ahlström and Anders Lundin
1969Laurita Valenzuela2001Natasja Crone Back and Søren Pilmark
1970Willy Dobbe2002Annely Peebo and Marko Matvere
1971Bernadette Ní Ghallchóir2003Marie Naumova and Renārs Kaupers
1972Moira Shearer2004Meltem Cumbul and Korhan Abay
1973Helga Guitton2005Maria Efrosinina and Pasha Shylko
1974Katie Boyle2006Maria Menounos and Sakis Rouvas
1975Karin Falck2007Jaana Pelkonen and Mikko Leppilampi
1976Corry Brokken2008Jovana Janković and Željko Joksimović
1977Angela Rippon2009
1978Denise Fabre and Léon Zitrone2010Nadia Hasnaoui, Haddy N'jie and Erik Solbakken
1979Yardena Arazi and Daniel Pe'er2011Anke Engelke, Judith Rakers and Stefan Raab
1980Marlous Fluitsma2012Leyla Aliyeva, Nargiz Birk-Petersen and Eldar Gasimov
1981Doireann Ní Bhriain2013Petra Mede
1982Jan Leeming2014Lise Rønne, Nikolaj Koppel and Pilou Asbæk
1983Marlene Charell2015Mirjam Weichselbraun, Alice Tumler and Arabella Kiesbauer
1984Désirée Nosbusch2016Petra Mede and Måns Zelmerlöw
1985Lill Lindfors2017Oleksandr Skichko and Volodymyr Ostapchuk
1986Åse Kleveland2018Sílvia Alberto, Daniela Ruah, Filomena Cautela and Catarina Furtado
1987Viktor Lazlo2019

Green room hosts

Year Presenter(s)
1976 Hans van Willigenburg
2002 Tiina Kimmel and Kirke Ert
2003 Ilze Jaunalksne and Dīvs Reiznieks
2004 Sertab Erener (final)
2005 Ruslana Lyzhychko and Wladimir Klitschko (final)
2007 Krisse Salminen (final)
2008 Kristina Radenković and Branislav Katić
2009 Dmitry Shepelev[1]
2013 Eric Saade (final)[2]
2014 Lise Rønne
2015 Conchita Wurst
2017 Timur Miroshnychenko
2018 Filomena Cautela[3]

Kvalifikacija za Millstreet

Kvalifikacija za Millstreet (English: Qualification for Millstreet; French: Qualification pour Millstreet) was the preselection for the Eurovision Song Contest 1993. Seven countries took part; Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Estonia, Hungary, Romania, Slovakia and Slovenia.

Location Presenter
Ljubljana, SloveniaTajda Lekše

Congratulations: 50 Years of the Eurovision Song Contest

Congratulations: 50 Years of the Eurovision Song Contest was a special TV show broadcast from Copenhagen, Denmark to mark the Eurovision Song Contest's fiftieth anniversary and to determine the Contest's most popular entrant of its fifty years. The event was hosted by two former participants:

Location Presenters
Copenhagen, DenmarkKatrina Leskanich and Renārs Kaupers

Eurovision Song Contest's Greatest Hits

Eurovision Song Contest's Greatest Hits (also known as Eurovision's Greatest Hits) was a live television concert programme organised by the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) and produced by the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) to commemorate the Eurovision Song Contest's 60th anniversary.

Location Presenters
London, United KingdomPetra Mede and Graham Norton

Presenters born outside the host country

Presenters who formerly competed at Eurovision

Presenters who resigned

See also


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  3. Granger, Anthony (4 May 2018). "Eurovision'18: Filomena Cautela Revealed as Green Room Host". Eurovoix. Retrieved 4 May 2018.
  4. de:Helga Guitton
  5. "דניאל פאר - במקום טופול _ בין מנחי האירויויזיון". Retrieved 2 October 2017.
  6. "The Eurovision Song Contest (1995)". Retrieved 2 October 2017 via
  7. Bakker, Sietse (2005-05-04). "Ruslana resigns as host". ESCToday. Retrieved 2010-01-27.
  8. "Moscow Kicks Off Preparations for Eurovision". Archived from the original on 2008-12-24. Retrieved 2017-10-02.
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