Georgia has withdrawn from the 2009 edition, expressing dissatisfaction
with the disqualification of its entry We Dont' Wanna Put
It on grounds that it could pose an offence to the host country.
As of 2009, the country which has entered the longest with no
wins to their name is Portugal. They started entering in 1964,
and are still awaiting their first win.
never won the Eurovision Song Contest before 2006. In 2006
Finland took part for the 40th time.
Malta is presenting its 22nd entry.