ESC 1998 – The Participants

ESC 1998 – The Participants

25 countries took part in the Eurovision Song Contest 1998 in Birmingham.

Israel and Romania returned, while Italy withdrew from the contest – and would not come back again until 2011.

The 43rd Eurovision Song Contest was held in Birmingham, United Kingdom, on 9 May 1998.

List of participants

Country Artist / Title
1. Croatia Danijela – Neka mi ne svane
2. Greece Thalassa – Mia krifi evesthisia
3. France Marie Line – Où aller
4. Spain Mikel Herzog – ¿Qué voy a hacer sin ti?
5. Switzerland Gunvor – Lass ihn
6. Slovakia Katarina Hasprová – Modlitba
7. Poland Sixteen – To takie proste
8. Israel Dana International – Diva
9. Germany Guildo Horn & Die Orthopädischen Strümpfe – Guildo hat Euch lieb
10. Malta Chiara – The One That I Love
11. Hungary Charlie – A holnap már ném lesz szomorú
12. Slovenia Vili Resnik – Naj bogovi slišijo
13. Ireland Dawn – Is Always Over Now?
14. Portugal Alma Lusa – Se eu te pudesse abraçar
15. Romania Malina Olinescu – Eu cred
16. United Kingdom Imaani – Where Are You?
17. Cyprus Michael Hajiyiannis – Genesis
18. The Netherlands Edsilia Rombley – Hemel en aarde
19. Sweden Jill Johnson – Kärleken är
20. Belgium Mélanie Cohl – Dis oui
21. Finland Edea – Aava
22. Norway Lars A. Fredriksen – Alltid sommer
23. Estonia Koit Toome – Mere lapsed
24. Turkey Tüzmen – Unutamazsin
25. Macedonia Vlado Janevski – Ne zori, zoro